– Highlights

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Workshop

Art Safari

Today, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

Today, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

10 Dec, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Lights On Later

15 Dec, 6.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL

– News from inside the MCA

Interview with December film curator Kiki Fung

James Vaughan and Jeremy Elphick speak to the Head Programmer for Australia’s Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival, Kiki Fung about the month of contemporary cinema she has guest curated for the MCA. more

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

– 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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Tatsuo Miyajima Family Space

We invite you and your family to create, play and learn together as you turn light into music, meditate on a lotus leaf, create a collaborative light drawing and curl up on a bean bag with a picture book in our story time corner! Engage with key ideas in the artist’s work and have fun in this interactive family space.

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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 Committee

8 fabulous families will be working with us throughout the year, to brainstorm new program ideas and ensure our programs continue to fulfill the needs of our diverse family audiences. Children in the committee range in age from 3 to 12 years, with families hailing from Western Sydney, South Coast, Northern Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs, Sydney Metro and the Inner West.

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