– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

22 Sep, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Performance

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23 Sep, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

Genext

24 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

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

Fresh picks for Father's Day

Discover the gifts that will help you spoil your dad this Father’s Day. 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.

Khadim Ali, The Arrival of Demons, 2017, installation view, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 2016, supported by Veolia Environmental Services, image courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery © the artist

Whats On

 

 

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– Specific Needs

– Language

– Professional Development

– Highlighted events

Workshop

Art Safari
Crazy Colours

Performance

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Performance by Clive Parkinson (UK)

Event | Free

Genext
Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists

Special Event

ARTBAR September 2017
Primavera Edition: Curated by Elena Papanikolakis and Kynan Tan

– Events

Thu, 21 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 22 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Crazy Colours/ Booked out

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Crazy Colours

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 23 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

2:00PM

Performance

dis/ordered
Performance by Clive Parkinson (UK)

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Sun, 24 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

6:00PM

Event | Free

Genext
Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists

Mon, 25 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 26 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 27 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:30PM

Performance

dis/ordered
Performance by Clive Parkinson (UK)

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours

Thu, 28 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 29 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR September 2017
Primavera Edition: Curated by Elena Papanikolakis and Kynan Tan

Sat, 30 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

2:30PM

Tour | Free

AUSLAN Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Sun, 1 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
Fact and Fantasy

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Mon, 2 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 3 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 4 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
October 2017: Dress-ups/ Booked out

6:00PM

Talk | Free

Members: Art + Conversation
Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
October 2017: Bonniesongs

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours

Thu, 5 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 6 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 7 oct

10:00AM

Tour | Free

Audio-description tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Sun, 8 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Mon, 9 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 10 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 11 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:00AM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

6:00PM

Talk | Free

Why Painting?

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours

7:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

Thu, 12 oct

9:00AM

Event

Namuru:
Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Practice For Primary Teachers

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017/ Booked out

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017/ Booked out

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 13 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 14 oct

10:30AM

Screening | Free

George Gittoes: Fun Fair Jalalabad
A Virtual Reality experience

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

Sun, 15 oct

10:30AM

Screening | Free

George Gittoes: Fun Fair Jalalabad
A Virtual Reality experience

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Screening

Antenna Documentary Film Festival 2017

Mon, 16 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 17 oct

9:30AM

Workshop

Djurali Youth Art Careers Workshop

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 18 oct

9:30AM

Workshop

Djurali Youth Art Careers Workshop

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours

Thu, 19 oct

9:30AM

Workshop

Djurali Youth Art Careers Workshop

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 20 oct

9:30AM

Workshop

Djurali Youth Art Careers Workshop

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 21 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Sun, 22 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Mon, 23 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 24 oct

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Primavera 2017

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 25 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours

Thu, 26 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 27 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017
Curated by Caroline Garcia

Sat, 28 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Sun, 29 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Mon, 30 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Tue, 31 oct

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Primavera 2017 & Hilarie Mais

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Wed, 1 nov

8:00AM

Event | Free

AMBASSADOR & MEMBERS PREVIEW
Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
November 2017: New Geometrics

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
November 2017

Thu, 2 nov

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

Sat, 4 nov

10:00AM

Workshop

Creative Connections
for Early Childhood Teachers

Sun, 5 nov

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

1:00PM

Talk | Free

Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist
Our eyes are blood driven cameras

Tue, 7 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Peculiar Places

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Peculiar Places

Wed, 8 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 12 nov

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Tue, 14 nov

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

Wed, 15 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

5:30PM

Event | Free

EDUCATOR EXCLUSIVE
2018 Learning Preview

6:00PM

Event | Free

NEW MEMBERS TOUR
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Fri, 17 nov

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

Sat, 18 nov

2:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 19 nov

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Tue, 21 nov

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Pipilotti Rist

Wed, 22 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

4:00PM

Workshop | Free

TeachMeet:
Creative Arts is being hosted by the MCA

6:00PM

Talk

2017 Lloyd Rees Lecture
Eva Franch

Fri, 24 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Peculiar Places

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Peculiar Places

7:00PM

Event

Artbar November 2017
Curated by Lucy Simpson

Sun, 26 nov

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Wed, 29 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Sun, 3 dec

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Wed, 6 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
December 2017: Dog Drawing

Sun, 10 dec

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Wed, 13 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sat, 16 dec

2:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 17 dec

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Thu, 21 dec

11:00AM

Workshop | Free

Young Guides
join our team

Sun, 24 dec

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sun, 31 dec

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sun, 7 jan

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sat, 13 jan

2:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 14 jan

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Wed, 17 jan

6:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 21 jan

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sun, 28 jan

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sun, 4 feb

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Sat, 10 feb

2:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 11 feb

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families

Wed, 14 feb

6:00PM

Workshop

Laughter Workshop

Sun, 18 feb

10:30AM

Event | Free

Sundays with Pipilotti
Kids & Families