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Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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06 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Creativity in the Primary Classroom

11 Sep, 9.00am, The National Centre for Creative Learning


Creative Connections #2

15 Sep, 9.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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We laughed, we cried, we danced, we barked…

Teachers from across NSW gathered at the MCA and Sydney Opera House for two days of creative dialogue and exchange as part of the 2015 Engaging Students with Disability forum. more

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

Ha-ha-ha-ha. Learn the meaning behind artist Aleks Danko’s Laughing Wall.... more

Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

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Thu, 3 sep


Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Meet in MCA Foyer45 mins

Tour the MCA with our volunteer guides and discover art, artists and their hidden stories.

Meet in the MCA Foyer.


Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

Meet in MCA Foyer45 mins

Tour the MCA with our volunteer guides and discover art, artists and their hidden stories.

Meet in the MCA Foyer.


Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

See Information Desk for location10 mins

Hear one of the MCA’s knowledgeable Hosts talk about an artwork of their choice in these short 10 minute sessions.


Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Hand Drawn: Illustrated Typography

Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning1 hour

Calling all aspiring designers, illustrators and typography lovers! Hand lettering is emerging as a budding trend in print and digital media. .



Sundown Sketch Club
September: Face Value

Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning2 hours

Combine the figure and the face to join the two worlds of portraiture and life drawing. In this meeting scale, proportion and symmetry provide a path to representing complex aspects of a representative drawing.



MCA Film Series
Mr Patterns

Veolia Lecture Theatre56 mins

The MCA is pleased to announce an exciting new film series in partnership with Screen Australia. Designed to raise pride in Australian film, this new initiative will offer MCA Members and visitors new opportunities to engage their aesthetic senses, celebrate our nation’s creative minds and connect with the work of living artists. Choose your favourites from our top picks, which all have a strong focus on the arts, and enjoy a refreshing bottle of Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider or Vale Ale Beer with your admission, courtesy of Vale Brewing.


Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Anna Davis on Energies: Haines & Hinterding

MCA Level 130 mins

Hear directly from MCA Curators and Assistant Curators on artists and works in these exhibitions.

Part of Lights on Later