– Highlights

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

01 Sep, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

International Keynote Address

01 Sep, 6.30pm, Ground Floor: MCA Foundation Hall

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

02 Sep, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Vogue Fashion's Night Out

Creating wearables with crushed sea shells and Australian red earth, meet the innovative Australian designers we love at MCA Store. more

MCA ARTBAR Yal Kuna (My Mates) = Blessed

Wanna hang with Eric and his mates? Brisbane-based artist Eric Bridgeman gathers his art family who he has borrowed at various times throughout his practice and gives them the stage. more

Art Party: MCA Social flickers and flares

What art-concoction have curators put together for our annual Primavera fundraiser bash? 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.

Special Event

Art Write Now: Creative Writing and Contemporary Art
– Program launch and presentation by Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate

Primary teachers are invited to a special hands-on preview of the MCA’s new art and literacy program for primary students Art Write Now and opportunity to meet much-loved children’s author and Australian Children’s Laureate, Alison Lester. Alison will officially launch the Art Write Now program, and discuss her project This is My Place.

About Art Write Now:Creative Writing and Contemporary Art
Art Write Now is a lively program for primary students in Stages 2 and 3. Students investigate contemporary artworks as a springboard for creative writing challenges, composing imaginative texts through playful activities that encourage experimentation with words and language forms and features, inspired by personal and collaborative connections to artworks.

About Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate
Alison Lester is a popular and best-selling writer and illustrator of children’s books, and has won many awards, including the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book Award for Are We There Yet? in 2005(Penguin) and Honour Book for Sophie Scott Goes South in 2013(Penguin).

As the Children’s Laureate for 2012 and 2013, Alison is a national and international ambassadors for Australian children’s literature. This position is shared with co-Laureate Boori MOnty Pryor.

This event is presented in partnership with the Australian Children’s Literature Alliance. Bookings are essential.

2.30pm: Teachers’ preview of Art Write Now pilot program
3.30pm: Official launch and presentation by Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate.

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– When

15 November 2013, 2:30-4:30pm

– Admission

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