– Highlights

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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 Dec

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

05 Mar, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

Educators conference: 6-7 April

06 Apr, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. 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.

Young Creatives

“The programs allow people to be drawn out of that protective bubble we live in, they can get to experience something that is completely different”

- Alex, Youth Committee

MCA’s Young Creatives programs are developed in collaboration with a diverse team of 13 – 18yr old volunteers, recruited yearly; the MCA Youth Committee.
Through the events, talks, workshops and unique opportunities we have on offer, our team aims to provide you with the platform to create, experiment and challenge your professional and creative skills.
MCA invites you to join our community, connect with like-minded people and work alongside artists and other arts professionals.
If art, performance, music and culture are important to you, then you’ve come to the right place.

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3 people standing in front of a wall covered in lights

Jonathan Jones
Naa (to see or look) 2015 fluorescent tubes, fittings, electrical cable
580 × 1614cm, at Genext.
Photograph: Maja Baska

Genext

#mcagenext

Live music from Sydney bands and musicians, after-hours all-access to exhibitions and performances, great snacks and great people – a celebration of art and music for under 18’s. Genext offers you a space to connect and experiment with creativity your own way. People from all over Sydney come along to the events which take place several times across the year and feature a festival-like line up.

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Upcoming workshops

And other happenings

Artist and curator talks, workshops, off-site excursions with the Genext ArtCart and other excellent experiences for you to get into.

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Young Guides

Our volunteer team of Young Guides, aged between 15 and 21 deliver smart and insightful guided tours of MCA exhibitions, infused with candor and their own personal perspectives. Take a tour or find out how to become a Young Guide.

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Join our team

Get involved

Get your foot in the door of the art world, get behind-the-scenes experience and work alongside artists and art professionals as part of the MCA’s Youth Committee or Young Guides.

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“I needed to somehow get more into the art world but I didn’t know how to do it…. and then I found out about Genext”

- Jess, Youth Committee & Young Guide

Genext

Genext © Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
Photograph Tim da-Rin, 2016

Inclusive Access for Young Creatives

We offer seamless support for young people with access needs as a free supplement to any Young Creatives event or program. Upon request, trained staff can provide individually tailored support for young people with physical, intellectual, learning and sensory access requirements within an inclusive whole program experience.
For more information please contact:
Young Creatives Coordinator belinda.sculley@mca.com.au
or find information regarding Bella programs exclusively for people with access requirements HERE