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Browse What's On

– Highlights


Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events


Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am


Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

29 Aug, 10.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Exchange Series

31 Aug, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

Mug Shots

In preparation for the The Rocks Aroma Festival on July 26, MCA staff share some of the stories behind the mugs they use for their workplace beverages. more

MCA’s first Oculus Rift artwork experience

Don’t have enough (real) space to install artworks in? Why not make some virtual space! 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

Learn at the MCA
– Kids & 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.

Events for Kids & Families

Get a kick out of contemporary art with all the family. From playful programs for toddlers, fun-filled holiday workshops for school-aged children, and monthly free family fun days, there’s something for everyone.

Learn more

Visiting Tips for Families

For everything you need to know to plan and enjoy your family visit to the MCA see our Visiting Tips For Families page.

Sketch: Activity cards for Kids

Get your pencils ready for SKETCH! Designed by contemporary artists for kids aged 4+, SKETCH connects young people to MCA exhibitions through fun art and writing and physical activities.

SKETCH: Volume One: MCA Collection, written and illustrated by David Capra
Available from the Information Desk, Level 1 or inside the Galleries on Level 2

Brand new SKETCH written and illustrated by Liam Benson coming March 2015

Ages 5+
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