– Highlights

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec


The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun


Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events


Art Baby

04 May, 10.30am, MCA



12 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


MCA Zine Fair 2017

21 May, 10.30am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

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

From the archives: Curious catalogue

Never judge a book by its cover? In this issue of our monthly archive series, MCA Archives and Records Management Coordinator, Stephanie, leafs through some unusual pages more

Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience more

– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Exhibition in Focus

Students sitting in the gallery with an Artist Educator

Students sitting in the MCA Galleries with Artist Educator, Giselle Stanborough

An in-depth investigation of an exhibition

Zero in on an artist’s practice through an examination of their concepts, process and approach to materials. Reflect on curatorial decision making by identify unifying themes and ideas within the exhibition.

Program Details

Gallery Exploration (60 minutes)
$160 per group of 15 students

Gallery Exploration (90 minutes)
$180 per group of 15 students

Gallery Exploration + Creative Studio Session (90 minutes)
$190 per group of 15 students

Gallery Exploration + Creative Studio Session (120 minutes)
$220 per group of 15 students

To book your program, fill out the booking request form
Don’t forget to select 'yes’ for your chosen extensions!

Please note: The National: New Australian Art 2017 exhibition contains explicit content.

The National student friendly route …

Contact us via email with any queries learning@mca.com.au

Curriculum Links (Stages 4-6)

VISUAL ARTS: Critical and Historical Studies – critical and historical practice, interpretation, conceptual framework, frames, significant art histories and critical narratives.
PHOTOGRAPHIC AND DIGITAL MEDIA/ PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO AND DIGITAL IMAGING: Critical and Historical Interpretations – critical and historical practice, conceptual framework, frames, critical accounts.