– Highlights

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ARTBAR January 2018

Today, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

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Exhibition

Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb

– Learning Events

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ARTBAR January 2018

Today, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

23 Jan, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. 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.

Press Releases – What's On: Spring School Holidays

Posted on Aug. 13, 2015

Discover an exciting series of family programs inspired by this witty new exhibition Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS. Here’s what we have planned for the September School Holidays!

Contemporary Kids – The House of HA-HA-HA!

Get set for a hilarious school holiday happening! Take a walk on the wild side as you delve into Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS. Play with words and everyday objects to create a collaborative installation!
Tuesday 22–Saturday 26 September, 10.30am–4pm (Drop-in, Ages 4+, we welcome a $5 donation per family) More here.

Junior Art School – Microcosm

Create a microscopic alien world and then transport yourself there through our green screen studio. Dress up and act out fun scenarios in your bizarre new environment!
Monday 28 September, 10.30am–12 noon (Ages 5–8, Bookings essential,$35/$30 members and concession) More here.
Monday 28 September, 1.30–3pm (Ages 5–8, Bookings essential,$35/$30 members and concession) More here.

Junior Art School – GULAY- MARRA (TO MAKE A FISH NET)

Inspired by the work of Aboriginal artists in the MCA Collection, investigate traditional weaving techniques and materials to create your very own fish and fish trap! Explore the art of weaving and catching fish through songs, games, Aboriginal mythology and language.
Tuesday 29 September, 10.30am–12 noon (Ages 5–8, Bookings essential, $35/30 members and concession) More here.
Tuesday 29 September, 1.30–3.30pm (Ages 9–13,Bookings essential, $45/40 members and concession) More here.

Junior Art School – Little Bits

Learn the basics of electronics with Little Bits in this 2 hour workshop. Make your own brightly moving creations with no soldering, wiring, or programming required. Suitable for beginners and advanced makers and creators.
Wednesday 30 September, 10.30am–12.30pm (Ages 9–13, Bookings essential, $45/$40 members and concession) More here.
Wednesday 30 September, 2–4pm (Ages 9–13, Bookings essential, $45/$40 members and concession) More here.

Junior Art School – Poster Me

Inspired by Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS, experiment with various drawing techniques and hand generated typography to create an original poster artwork to hang at home.
Thursday 1 October, 10.30am–12 noon (Ages 5–8, Bookings essential, $35/30 members and concession) More here.
Thursday 1 October, 1.30–3.30pm (Ages 9–13, Bookings essential, $45/40 members and concession) More here.

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MEDIA CONTACTS
Claire Johnson / Myriam Conrié
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
+61 (0)2 9245 2417 / +61 (0)2 9245 2434
claire.johnson@mca.com.au
myriam.conrie@mca.com.au