– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Weaving Workshop

03 Jun, 10.30am, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Performance

Tribunal

03 Jun, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Event

HANDFED

04 Jun, 9.00am, Level 4: Sculpture Terrace

– News from inside the MCA

Farewell Linda Marrinon Artist Room

We bid a fond farewell to Linda Marrinon’s Artist Room more

Zines, zines, zines

'It can be what you want it to be’. Stallholders at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair say it how it is. more

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. 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.

Kids and Families

Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA. We offer an exciting range of opportunities which inspire adults and children to discover contemporary art and participate in fun and playful learning experiences together.


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2017 Kids & Family Calendar

The National 2017: Family Trail

Thinking of visiting the exhibition with kids? Introduce mini art lovers to the themes and ideas in each venue with a free family activity trail.

Discover the creative possibilities of contemporary art through fun drawing, writing and performance activities.

Take advantage of the handy illustrated map that will help you navigate your way between the Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of NSW and Carriageworks.

FREE, available at each venue
Ages 4+

The National Family Trail is part of The National 2017: New Australian Art, this exhibition is showing at the MCA from the 30 March – 18 June 2017.

Art Baby

Take a tour of our ever changing program of exhibitions with like-minded families. A great first time museum experience for babies! Prams, front packs and slings welcome.

Parents & carers with babies up to 1 year old

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Art Play

Explore an interactive artwork together with your child. Read a story, sing songs and let creative play lead the way!

Under 5’s

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Art Safari

Introduce contemporary art to children aged 3 to 5 years in this fun and dynamic workshop! Discover a different theme and exhibition every month through play based activities including storytelling, games and art making.

Ages 3 – 5

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Sunday Family Fun Day

Fun for the whole family!
Collect a Sketch activity card to explore a different exhibition every season then get messy in the Creative Studios with hands on art making activities!

Ages 4 – 12

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School Holiday Programs

Join us for Contemporary Kids every school holidays!
Gather inspiration from current exhibitions and contribute to a collaborative installation.

Ages 4 – 12

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Upcoming Events for Kids and Families

Check out our yearly planner!

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Visiting Tips and Resources for Families

We’re family friendly!

We’ve got everything covered – from baby changing facilities, cloakroom, pram parking, hosts to assist you in the galleries and child-friendly meals in the Café.

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Kids & Families News

Read blog posts on past, current and future projects.

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