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– Highlights


Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events



06 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Art Studio

31 Mar, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2016

20 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Six film sub-genres you didn’t know existed

Film archive legends Jay Katz and Miss Death enlighten us more

Getting Real (Time)

Artist Educator Stephanie Lade reflects on the process of creating a new learning program designed to open up experimental media processes to Primary and Secondary students. more

View the Collection

Browse Collection

– Spotlights from the collection online

Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

Adult Learning

Make the MCA your cultural playground.

Explore the world of contemporary art through guided tours, talks by artists and curators, hands-on workshops and other special events on offer. With a constantly changing program, your options are never ending. Drop-in to one of our free programs or purchase a ticket to a special event and join us for an experience that goes beyond the limits of gallery viewing.

Our programs and events are aimed at all adult learners, specialist and non-specialists alike. Discover new ways of seeing, thinking and learning at MCA.


At the MCA, we encourage risk-taking, experimentation and new ways of thinking; essential ingredients for creativity. Our workshops are open to all and offer unique opportunities to meet and make with practicing artists.

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For artists and creators

From practical skill based workshops to insightful discussions with industry professionals these events aim to give emerging and established artists valuable skills to help navigate the arts world.

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Talks & Ideas

The MCA hosts visionary artists, curators and critics from across the world. These exchanges offer challenging and urgent provocations, exploring issues pertinent to all aspects of contemporary life.

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Special Events

Stepping outside of our regular programming – we like to constantly challenge ourselves!

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Tours and Group Bookings

Look at artwork differently, ask questions, and discover the hidden stories within each exhibition.

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Accessible Programs

The MCA is committed to providing accessible events for a variety of specific needs.

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