– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Weaving Workshop

03 Jun, 10.30am, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Performance

Tribunal

03 Jun, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Event

HANDFED

04 Jun, 9.00am, Level 4: Sculpture Terrace

– News from inside the MCA

Farewell Linda Marrinon Artist Room

We bid a fond farewell to Linda Marrinon’s Artist Room more

Zines, zines, zines

'It can be what you want it to be’. Stallholders at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair say it how it is. more

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. 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, The National 2017: New Australian Art, 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

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Workshop

Weaving Workshop
with Steven Russell & Phyllis Stuart

Performance

Tribunal
Theatre Performance

Event

HANDFED
Three courses, no cutlery, one conversation

Workshop

Weaving Workshop
with Steven Russell & Phyllis Stuart

Performance

Tribunal
Theatre Performance

– Events

Mon, 29 may

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 30 may

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 31 may

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
The National 2017: New Australian Art

Thu, 1 jun

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
MCA Collection/ Booked out

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
MCA Collection/ Booked out

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Fri, 2 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Sat, 3 jun

10:00AM

Event | Free

We Need to Talk
Conversation Wall

10:30AM

Workshop

Weaving Workshop
with Steven Russell & Phyllis Stuart

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

11:00AM

Talk | Free

Ngara
A Forum on Creating Change

11:00AM

Event | Free

Reading Corner
Little Egypt

11:30AM

Screening | Free

Drop-in Screening
Humans of Genext

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
Kader Attia

12:30PM

Workshop | Free

Assumptions Roulette

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Talk | Free

In Discussion
Cigdem Aydemir: I Will Always Love You

1:00PM

Talk | Free

In Discussion
Cigdem Aydemir: I Will Always Love You

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
Kader Attia

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Film Screening + Q & A
Reflecting Memory (2016)

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

6:00PM

Performance

Tribunal
Theatre Performance

Sun, 4 jun

9:00AM

Event

HANDFED
Three courses, no cutlery, one conversation

10:00AM

Event | Free

We Need to Talk
Conversation Wall

10:30AM

Workshop

Weaving Workshop
with Steven Russell & Phyllis Stuart

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

11:00AM

Event | Free

Reading Corner
Little Egypt

12:00PM

Performance | Free

Performance
Hope in a Dark Age: Locust Jones

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

6:00PM

Performance

Tribunal
Theatre Performance

Mon, 5 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 6 jun

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Puzzling Portraits

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Puzzling Portraits

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 7 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
June 2017: Sonic Gestures

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
June 2017: Marcus Corowa

6:30PM

Talk

Artist Talk
A Night with Nell

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
The National 2017: New Australian Art

Thu, 8 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Fri, 9 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Sat, 10 jun

10:00AM

Event

The National road trip
Visit all three venues in one day!

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Sun, 11 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Mon, 12 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 13 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 14 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Artist Room: Lena Yarinkura

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
The National 2017: New Australian Art

Thu, 15 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Fri, 16 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Sat, 17 jun

9:00AM

Event

The National road trip
Visit all three venues in one day!

10:00AM

Event

The National road trip
Visit all three venues in one day!

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney at the MCA 2017
Late Night Openings: 26 May – 17 June

Sun, 18 jun

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
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
The National 2017: New Australian Art

Mon, 19 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 20 jun

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
MCA Collection/ Booked out

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
MCA Collection/ Booked out

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 21 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 22 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 23 jun

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Puzzling Portraits

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Puzzling Portraits

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 24 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Sun, 25 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Mon, 26 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 27 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 28 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 29 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 30 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Kader Attia

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR June 2017
Curated by Latai Taumoepeau

Sun, 2 jul

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Tue, 4 jul

11:00AM

Event | Free

AMBASSADOR & MEMBERS PREVIEW
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Wed, 5 jul

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
July 2017: Stage Presence

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
July 2017: Mi-kaisha Masella

Sun, 9 jul

10:00AM

Event

Master Class For Teachers
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Wed, 12 jul

6:30PM

Event | Free

ART + CONVERSATION
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Sun, 16 jul

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

6:00PM

Event | Free

Genext
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Tue, 18 jul

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Behind-the-scenes: NCCL

Wed, 19 jul

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 20 jul

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Jenny Watson/ Booked out

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Jenny Watson

Tue, 25 jul

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Jenny Watson

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Jenny Watson

Wed, 26 jul

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

5:30PM

Event | Free

EDUCATOR EXCLUSIVE
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Fri, 28 jul

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR July 2017
Curated by Claudia Nicholson

Sun, 30 jul

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Wed, 2 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
August 2017: Cabinet of Curiosities

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
August 2017

Tue, 8 aug

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Wed, 9 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 16 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

6:00PM

Event | Free

NEW MEMBERS TOUR
MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

Fri, 18 aug

9:00AM

Event

Engaging Students with disability

Sat, 19 aug

9:00AM

Event

Engaging Students with disability

Wed, 23 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 25 aug

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR August 2017
Curated by Julie Rrap

Wed, 30 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 6 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 13 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 20 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 11 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 18 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 25 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 1 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 8 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

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

Wed, 22 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 29 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 6 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Wed, 13 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 21 dec

11:00AM

Workshop | Free

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