– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

08 Aug, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Workshop

09 Aug, 6.30pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

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Screening

ART + FILM

19 Aug, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Claudia Nicholson's ARTBAR of love and devotion

July’s ARTBAR will see the MCA turned into an elaborate quinceañera by this month’s curator, Claudia Nicholson. more

#ConversationStarters: Have you ever made a decision based on fear?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

#ConversationStarters: What are you afraid of for the future?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. 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

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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