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.View More
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.View More
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.View More
Where does art end and cinema begin? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.View More
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.
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.
Look at artwork differently, ask questions, and discover the hidden stories within each exhibition.View More
The MCA is committed to providing accessible events for audiences with specific needs. Find out about our Access Tours, Bella Program and special events.View More