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Browse What's On

– Highlights


Light Show

16 Apr - 05 Jul


Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events


Sunday Live - Life Drawing

19 Jul, 2.00pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

Educator Exclusive

30 Jul, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am

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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Teena meets Bella

David Capra is the 2015 Bella commission artist and to celebrate the installation of his new work Teena’s Bathtime, we held a very special open day. more

What we've been reading: June

MCA’s curatorial & digital team share links to articles and websites that have inspired them during June. more

Anna Davis on Energies: Haines & Hinterding

Curator, Anna Davis, has been working closely with David Haines and Joyce Hinterding in the lead up to their solo exhbition at the MCA. 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.

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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+
A gold coin donation would be appreciated

Light Lab for Kids & Families

Light Lab is a free family activity space presented in association with the ticketed exhibition Light Show. It offers a range of fun interactivities activities experimenting with light and colour.

Open weekends from 10.30am–4pm and evenings during Vivid Sydney.

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