– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Exhibition

Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

– Learning Events

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Event

Genext

04 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Workshop

Art Safari

09 Dec, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

10 Dec, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

– News from inside the MCA

Twitter tour: Rachel Kent on #TatsuoMiyajima

Chief Curator Rachel walks us through her exhibition highlights more

What's it like to view art in the nude?

Gill Nicol, Director, Audience Engagement, reveals her experience of stripping down and gaining a new perspective of the MCA Collection by viewing it entirely in the nude. more

Reliving our 25th Birthday Weekend

See what happened over our three-day celebration 25 years of art #MCA25 more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

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.

Workshops

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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ARTFUL: Art & Dementia

This free program for people living with dementia focuses on creating new connection and providing life enriching experiences for the individuals and their carer trough creative engagement with contemporary art.

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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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Screenings

Where does art end and cinema begin? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.

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ATSI Programs

Create, explore and respond to work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
The MCA offers a number of important programs that focus on enhancing the engagement of visitors, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences, with contemporary art and ideas. Working closely with community groups, programs are developed and presented either at the MCA or offsite.

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MCA ARTBAR

MCA ARTBAR takes your gallery experience and flips it on its head through art, music, design and performance.
Kicking off after dark on the last Friday of every month, ARTBAR brings exhibitions, music, design and live acts together under the direction of a guest curator, transforming the MCA into a pulsating piece of performance art.

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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 audiences with specific needs. Find out about our Access Tours, Bella Program and special events.

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