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Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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Exchange Series

12 Nov, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Educator Exclusive

26 Nov, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning



06 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Taloi Havini: Primavera artist and ARTBAR curator

Primavera 2015 artist and MCA ARTBAR curator Taloi Havini talks ‘Shell Money’, pina coladas and memories of Bougainville. more

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

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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

Special Event

Lights on Later
– April 3

Come by after work on a Thursday for Lights on Later to discover our Collection, take part in pop-up activities, attend talks or workshops and enjoy a meal.

5—6pm Sing Out Inside! FREE

6—8.30pm Curators’ Insights FREE

6—8.30pm Sundown Sketch Club Paid

6—8.30pm Sounds on the Sculpture Terrace FREE

7pm Guided Tour FREE

See more about our programs and buy tickets below

Sing Out Inside!

Every Thursday in April
FREE, drop in
MCA Galleries

Let your voice be heard – sing out inside the museum! Join charismatic singer, songwriter and visual artist Tanya Sparke on a joyous vocal adventure inspired by the artworks in the galleries.

Absolute beginners, singing superstars, kids, adults, friends and newcomers are all welcome. No prior experience, knowledge or skills necessary – just be prepared to sing your heart out!

Sing Out Inside!

Curators’ Insights: Megan Robson on 19th Biennale of Sydney

Thursday 3 April
FREE, drop-in
MCA Galleries

Come and hear directly from MCA Curators and Curatorial Assistants on artists and works in the exhibitions. Questions encouraged!

Steiner & Lenzinger

Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger, Souls 2 2011, collage, image courtesy and © the artists

Sundown Sketch Club: Still Life inversion

First Thursday of the month 6–8pm
$40/$35 MCA Members and Concessions*
National Centre for Creative Learning

From life drawing, to architectural exploration, to pure experimentation – enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour with wine and cheese while using fine art materials to explore your creative potential – guided by MCA Artist Educator Will French. Learn to see things as an artist by participating in a variety of tasks and activities that allow you to fine-tune your perceptive skills to become a more confident drawer.

Still Life inversion
Thursday 3 April
Pushing the envelope of what we might understand still life to be – this meeting explores when textures, shapes and surfaces are mixed when an object is flipped and arrangements shift.

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Sundown Sketch Club

Sounds on the Terrace

Thursdays in April
FREE, drop in
Level 4

Experience the magic of Circular Quay from the prime vantage point of the MCA Sculpture Terrace listening to the sounds of musos hand-picked by the MCA over dinner and drinks from the MCA Cafe.

Sounds on the Sculpture Terrace

Guided Tour

Every Thursday
MCA Galleries

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

Guided Tour
image for Lights on Later

– When

3 April 2014, 6:00-9:00pm

– Where


Venue info

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