– Highlights


Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov


Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events


Art Safari

27 Oct, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA


Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist

05 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 6: Harbourside Room

– News from inside the MCA

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

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Laura Hindmarsh

Primavera 2017 artist Laura Hindmarsh shares six films ahead of her specially curated edition of Art + Film on Saturday 16 September. more

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries. 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.


School Holiday Programs

Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA during the school holidays! We offer exciting ways for adults and children to discover contemporary art and participate in fun and playful learning experiences together.

The MCA welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its programs and services accessible to everyone.

Would you like to request additional support? The MCA can provide specific support for family members with physical, intellectual, learning and sensory access requirements. Please note, this service is subject to Artist Educator availability. Please contact learning@mca.com.au to make a request.

'Such an amazing program! We have been coming to Contemporary Kids for the past 2 years and we’re still blown away by the creativity and thoughtfulness that goes into the program every school holidays!’ – Contemporary Kids participant

Image: Installation view, MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2016, photograph: Anna Kučera

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