MCA Articulate lets visitors to Light Show respond to artworks in the exhibition.
A Light Show blog series to find out how light is used in professional creative practices. This week we hear from Australian Fashion Designer Christopher Esber.
'History is never static: it lives on through the people and communities that it has shaped, and it is shaped in turn by the telling of it.’
Our Light Show blog series continues with light artist Bruce Ramus.
Read our Light Show blog series to find out how light is thought about and used in professional creative practices.
We’re seeking expressions of interest from independent Australian-based curators to curate the Primavera 2016: Young Australian Artists.
Today we announced the appointment of Melbourne-based documentary filmmaker and arts philanthropist Kerry Gardner to the MCA’s board of directors.
Road trip with Touring Exhibitions Manager Shinae Stowe between Cairns and Bendigo as she shares her tips for living out of a suitcase.
Young Ambassador Rhianna Walcott shares some of her highlights of the YA program and insights on supporting contemporary art in Australia.
Three years ago, on 28 March 2012, we launched one of the most significant commitments to art education in Australia.
Three words you might feel after this month’s ARTBAR: Intrigued, Violently Happy and Sick.
Digital and curatorial went on the road to Tiwi Islands at the end of February. Read Assistant Digital Producer Susie Anderson’s blog to get an insight into what exactly happens on a research trip.
He has organised exhibitions of work by Ernesto Neto, Tracey Emin, David Shrigley, and Martin Creed. Arriving in Sydney in April is Dr Cliff Lauson, Curator of Light Show.
Artist Educator Athena shares her insights into the popular Bella program in the last months of the Brown Council’s Performance Art Commission.
Seinfeld, Dad jokes and Biggie Smalls. An interview with Tom Polo, the first ARTBAR curator of 2015.
MCA Articulate launches today – so which is your favourite Chuck Close work, and why?
Sydney-based artist David Capra has been commissioned to create a work for the MCA’s Jackson Bella Room in 2015.
Bella Momentum is an intensive art workshop for talented art students from across NSW. Produced in collaboration with the Smith Family’s Learning for Life program.
Corroboree Sydney Artistic Director Hetti Perkins shares her highlights for this year’s program at the MCA.
'Give yourself permission to try something different and look for other ways’
Year 6 from Casula Public School had a fantastic experience with the newly introduced Electronic Art workshop program.
Visitor: Katie Hale, Oakland, CA, USA
Benjamin Forster did a residency here at the MCA and was subsequently commissioned to create a work for one of our many walls.
Feeling dangerous? Looking for Utopia? Wondering if you live in a dystopia?
Award-winning technology 'littleBits’ lets kids play with new media and electronic art at MCA
Help us be a more accessible museum
Can art change the world’s politics?
MCA Young Ambassador Bianca Spender spent 5 minutes with InStyle to tell them about our Ambassador Program and upcoming #MCASOCIAL event.
Aileen, our fashion forward Front of House shares a how-to guide for dressing ‘artfully eclectic’. Inspiring your #MCASOCIAL glad rags.
Magician Adam Mada collaborates with MCA Educators and tells the role of magic in art and young learning.
Staff at MCA and Performance Space disclose their best-worst music indulgences for #SonicSocial2014
Embracing Ignorance: MCA talks with artist Malcolm Whittaker, who leads Sonic Social event, Ignoramus Anonymous
The Game of Thrones Exhibit by HBO will be at the MCA Foundation Hall in July.
How can young people support the Arts without breaking the bank and what’s in it for them?
Vocal Performer Call out! #SonicSocial2014
Sneak Peak: Meet this year’s lucky 13 young Aussie artists set to bring you Primavera 2014.
Jess Scully, Vivid Ideas Festival Director, has selects the top arts events during Vivid.
Jo Pollitt and Lilly Blue of BIG Kids Magazine for Mamamia on the Mother Artist Network Forum
Ahead of the MCA Zine Fair 2014, we’ve asked our talented friend Antwerpen to decode 'What is a zine?’.
Today we celebrated our 2 millionth visitor since we reopened in 2012.
Who helps you discover the myriad of things to see at the Museum of Contemporary Art?
MCA Director, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE on her recent trade delegation to Asia, Date: 15 April 2014
UK-based artists Ivan and Heather Morison talk to C3West Curator Anne Loxley about Sleepers Awake
Biennale Artistic Director, Juliana Engberg, discusses the curatorial process and thematic inspirations for Sydney.
Artists from Experimental Universe relay how they’ve responded to Yoko Ono’s film scores
Artists from Experimental Universe relay how they’ve responded to Yoko Ono’s film scores
Explore the works from this year’s New Acquisitions in Context
MCA’s Installation Manager Tony Mighell on preparing the galleries for War Is Over! (if you want it)
Journalist and filmmaker John Pilger writes of his journey to Utopia – the title of his new film – ahead of its Australian release
Experimental Universe is a program of events featuring films, music and performances
The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG reflects on the art, music and extraordinary life of Yoko Ono in a speech he delivered to mark the official opening of the Yoko Ono exhibition War is Over!(if you want it).
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster
MCA Chief Curator and curator of War is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono, talks about the first major survey in Australia of works by Yoko Ono, once described by her late husband John Lennon as the world’s ‘most famous unknown artist’.
What’s New for War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor joins Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies on The Morning Show to discuss War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono opening this Friday 15 November.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster attempts to define drawing in his fourth blog post.
So it’s our 22nd birthday today. Below we share with you some exhibitions that were open on this day over the years.
For the upcoming Yoko Ono exhibition, we needed more VSOs. So we asked for something different: video auditions.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses an interlude in his project at the MCA in his third blog post.
What’s New for Primavera 2013 in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA C3 West Curator Anne Loxley talks to artist David Capra about Western Sydney.
On such a sad day for Australian art it was amazing to see in action the legacy of Loti Smorgon.
What’s New for string theory in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses the development of his project at the MCA in his second blog post.
Tickets are now on sale
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster outlines his project at the MCA and his influences in his first blog post.
A monumental six-storey installation commissioned by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Videos and rich media from the Wangechi Mutu exhibition.
Hear and learn more about Wangechi Mutu’s exhibition with Insight, the MCA smartphone app.
With crush on contemporary art MCA Young Ambassador, Kristina Foster, talks about why MCA SOCIAL is hot.
The MCA acknowledges the recent unexpected and sudden passing of prominent Aboriginal artist Dorothy Napangardi.
Spiderman meets and greets Australian and international icons and celebrities at Avant Card’s Postcard of the Year Awards.
Jeff Wall’s photographs are often densely referential, drawing upon sources as disparate as art history and outdoor advertising.
MCA Head of Artistic Programs Judith Blackall describes
An exclusive opportunity for young people aged 14–21 to participate in TEDxSydney
MCA Assistant Curator (Collections) Megan Robson and Hayden Fowler in conversation.
Domenico de Clario
Agatha Gothe-Snape with Susan Gibb
The Motel Sisters
Now with 360 degree interactive panoramas
The exhibition runs until 28 July at UQ Art Museum.
In the lead up to Workout, check out this 11-day performance art extravaganza
2013 Bella Room commission unveiled
The latest C3West project at Westfield Hurstville opens
I recently had the opportunity to speak about the museum’s digital initiatives to quite a specialised audience: secondary Visual Arts teachers.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald joined MCA Young Ambassadors for an evening of wine, cheese and a private viewing of works by Gemma Smith and Jamie North.
February 26th was quite a milestone for the MCA Digital Learning team as it marked our first Digital Excursion with an international school.
Darren Knight on his connection with McKenna and Aberhart, both of whom he represents.
The annual exhibition of works from MCA staff runs until 10 March at 107 Projects in Redfern.
A record-breaking figure eleven months after reopening.
We talk to MCA Digital Learning Coordinator Melinda Garcia who plays a key role in implementing the MCA’s Digital Excursions.
Exhibiting artist Anish Kapoor spoke to a sell-out crowd at the museum in December – here’s your chance to watch it in full.
An Instagram dream.
Hear the interview recorded on 16 December 2012 for FBi Radio’s Canvas show.
Thank you everyone!
Be part of the HUB OF DEMOCRACY in Westfield, Hurstville, until 26 January. Lara Thoms talks to C3West Curator Anne Loxley about the project.
The MCA has released a free iPad app to coincide with the opening of the Anish Kapoor exhibition.
The awards went to MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE and the Bella Room.
Artist Garry Trinh talks about his new project for C3West, recently launched in Western Sydney Parklands.
The artist dicussed her works in the show.
The artist dicussed his works in the show.
MCA School Programs Coordinator Georgia Close introduces us to this long-running and highly popular program for at risk youth.
An introduction to the new commission on the MCA front lawn
Ken Whisson interprets a passage from The Palm-Wine Drinkard
MCA Touring Exhibitions and Projects Manager Karen Hall discusses Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO currently on show at its final venue, Newcastle Art Gallery.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald discusses Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro’s Par Avion featured in their upcoming MCA exhibition.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald gives the latest on Lee Mingwei’s The Mending Project
Less than 2 weeks in fact!
MCA painting hung in memory of Adam Cullen
Tickets to Sydney International Art Series Exhibitions Anish Kapoor and Francis Bacon are on sale now.
The MCA Restaurant opens on Wednesday 18 July 2012
For The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future
How do we foster creativity in the digital space? Melinda Garcia shares at Vivid Sydney what the team in the National Centre for Creative Learning have been doing.
Bennett Miller discusses Dachshund U.N., part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.
Just in time for Vivid, the grass is going down in front of the MCA.
We’ve created a quick timelapse of Monday’s action.
Remembering through art
Jason Maling discusses his Physician performance, part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.
Julie-Anne Long talks about her recent Val, The Invisible performance ahead of this Thursday’s This is not a Lecture Theatre talk at the MCA.
generationext, the free art celebration exclusively for teenagers, returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Join Performance Space at Carriageworks tomorrow, Saturday 14 April 2012, for a Dachshund BBQ and information session.
MCA visitors can now explore MCA Collection artworks on Google Art Project.
The MCA unveils Brook Andrew’s Warrang, the permanent commission on Circular Quay side.
A little background on the badge worn by MCA Chairman Simon Mordant on the cover of The Sun-Herald.
The MCA officially reopens on Wednesday 28 March 2012.
Unveiled. The official Museum of Contemporary Art Australia opening will be streamed live from midday Wednesday 28 March 2012.
Scottish artist Katie Paterson talks about her works in Marking Time.
UK-based collaborative Walker & Bromwich discuss Celestial Radio.
Curator Anna Davis describes the 1:30 am arrival of Hany Armanious’ commissioned sculpture on the Sculpture Terrace.
Senior Curator Rachel Kent shares her experiences of Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video, which will be at the MCA from 29 March – 3 June.