– Highlights

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec


Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul


Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

– Learning Events

Special Event

ARTBAR June 2017

30 Jun, 7.00pm, MCA


NAIDOC Week 2017

05 Jul, 5.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


Master Class For Teachers

09 Jul, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

5 Years of ARTBAR

Roaming carrots, Hummer limos, tea ceremonies and bikes in the galleries. Five years proof that anything can happen at #MCAARTBAR more

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Canals, cats and curators. Clothilde Bullen reflects on the experience of attending the 2017 Venice Biennale on the occasion of Tracey Moffat’s Australian Pavilion. more

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

From the Archives is our blog series unearthing gems from the MCA’s archives, written by resident archivist Stephanie Ferrara 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.

– 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.

2013 Exhibition Program

Nov. 1, 2012

The MCA announces the 2013 Exhibition Program.

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.

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.

Local Positioning Systems

Feb. 9, 2012

The MCA announces Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.