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Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May

Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Dec

Biennale Of Sydney

20th Biennale of Sydney

18 Mar - 05 Jun

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Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2016

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

Digital Excursion

Digital Excursion

24 May, 10.00am, Remote Connection via Video Conferencing

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Everything I Touch Turns To...

Let’s all take a moment to get to know the artist who will wave over the Museum with an ethereal wand and dip the building in gold for MCA ARTBAR. more

MCA Kids Committee & Artist Educators In Conversation

MCA Kids Committee members Sasha, Alesandro, Riley, Siobhan, Kayla and Max interviewed some of the artists behind Junior Art School to learn more their practice. more

On Contemporary Film

Film curator James Vaughan interviews MIFF Artistic Director, Michelle Carey, about April’s, CONTEMPORARY FILM PROGRAM. more

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

– Archive for 2012

South of no North

Dec. 11, 2012

8 March – 5 May 2013 | Level 1 South Gallery

Seventh edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Jon Campbell

Nov. 12, 2012

The MCA announces the seventh MCA ARTBAR curated by Jon Campbell.

Yoko Ono announcement

Nov. 1, 2012

The MCA and Destination NSW on behalf of the NSW Government announce a survey of works by legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono as part of the 2013–14 Sydney International Art Series.

2013 Exhibition Program

Nov. 1, 2012

The MCA announces the 2013 Exhibition Program.

Within Walking Distance by Garry Trinh

Oct. 31, 2012

The MCA announces C3West project Within Walking Distance by artist Garry Trinh, a collaboration with the Western Sydney Trust.


Oct. 30, 2012

19 December 2012 – 24 February 2013 | Level 1 South Gallery

The MCA turns 21

Oct. 22, 2012

The MCA celebrates its 21st birthday on 11 November 2012.

C3West project Ultimate Vision - Monuments to Us by artist Lara Thoms launches in Hurstville

Oct. 16, 2012

The MCA announces the latest C3West project 'Ultimate Vision – Monuments to Us’ by artist Lara Thoms in Hurstville.

Sixth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Nell

Oct. 9, 2012

The MCA announces guest curator Nell for the sixth edition of ARTBAR.

MCA School Holidays Program

Sept. 21, 2012

MCA Spring 2012 School Holidays listing

The MCA keeps its lights on later, announces new partnership with GE

Sept. 20, 2012

The MCA announces General Electric (GE) as Program Partner for its extended opening hours.

Fifth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Daniel Boyd

Sept. 17, 2012

The MCA announces guest curator Daniel Boyd for the fifth edition of ARTBAR.

Fourth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Shaun Gladwell

Aug. 15, 2012

The MCA announces guest curator Shaun Gladwell for the fourth edition of ARTBAR.

Primavera 2012

July 31, 2012

4 October – 2 December 2012 | Level 1 South Gallery

Anish Kapoor

July 25, 2012

The MCA announces Anish Kapoor, part of the Sydney International Art Series supported by the NSW Government throught Destination NSW

Third edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Jess Olivieri

July 11, 2012

MCA announces Jess Olivieri as guest curator for the third edition of MCA ARTBAR

The Qantas MCA Lounge opens

June 27, 2012

The MCA unveils the Qantas MCA Lounge.

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

June 21, 2012

4 October – 2 December 2012 | Level 1 North Gallery and MCA front lawn

Ken Whisson: As If

June 19, 2012

Heide Museum of Modern Art
17 March – 15 July 2012

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
28 September – 25 November 2012 | Level 3 Galleries

Second edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Eddie Sharp

June 15, 2012

The MCA announces artist Eddie Sharp as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 29 June 2012.

Record-breaking opening season for the MCA

June 5, 2012

The new MCA’s opening season wraps up with attendance figures in excess of a quarter of a million visitors.

Rio Tinto sponsors inaugural MCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program

May 24, 2012

The MCA announces Rio Tinto as the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Program Partner.

18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations at the MCA

May 15, 2012

As one of the four major venues hosting the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations, the MCA is exhibiting 26 international artists and 48 works in a show subtitled Possible Composition.

The MCA launches ARTBAR

May 8, 2012

The MCA announces MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi.

The MCA and Vivid Ideas collaborate in the name of creativity

May 1, 2012

Vivid Sydney is back, and to mark the occasion, the MCA has put together a series of talks focusing on creativity and the arts industries.

New MCA reaches 100,000 visitors

April 19, 2012

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia reaches 100,000 visitors just three weeks after its reopening.

MCA announces new partners

March 29, 2012

The MCA announces Exhibition Partners LG and Westpac Institutional Bank as well as New Program Partners Audi, Qantas, Rio Tinto and Veolia Environnement.

Technology upgrade for new MCA

March 21, 2012

MCA announces its significant technology upgrade and acknowledges its Online Partner, Telstra, and Technology Innovation Partners, Aruba Networks, Dell, Extreme Networks, Geutebrück, LG, Nexus, Pacom and Polycom.

New MCA gets a digital make over

March 16, 2012

MCA announces new website and two new smartphone apps, MCA InSight and the augmented reality app MCA OnSite.

MCA 2012 Reopening featuring Marking Time, Christian Marclay: The Clock and Volume One: MCA Collection

Feb. 21, 2012

The MCA reopens on Thursday 29 March 2012 as a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Opening exhibitions Marking Time and Christian Marclay: The Clock run alongside Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space from 29 March to 3 June 2012.

Volume One: MCA Collection is the first hang of the MCA Collection in the Museum’s new Level 2 Collection Galleries and Level 1 South Gallery.

Local Positioning Systems

Feb. 9, 2012

The MCA announces Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.