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– Highlights

Special Event

ARTBAR November 2015

Today, 7.00pm, MCA


Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events



06 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Art Studio

31 Mar, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2016

20 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Getting Real (Time)

Artist Educator Stephanie Lade reflects on the process of creating a new learning program designed to open up experimental media processes to Primary and Secondary students. more

Farewell Simryn Gill with MCA Young Guides

Listen to an extract of MCA Young Guides tour of Volume One: MCA Collection, as we farewell Simryn Gill’s Carbon Copy (assimilate). more

View the Collection

Browse Collection

– Spotlights from the collection online

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

Trusts & Foundations

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia welcomes donations from trusts and foundations, including family foundations and Private Ancillary Funds.

Support from foundations allows the MCA to undertake projects that extend the scope of its work, increasing access to the Museum and bringing contemporary art to wider audiences. Projects include learning programs that facilitate lifelong learning for all, especially those with disabilities or disadvantage, and touring and research projects.

Some foundations choose to direct their donation to a specific project at the MCA. Examples include generationext a highly successful free youth initiative for teenagers supported by The Balnaves Foundation, and Good Vibrations, the development and regional tour of a multisensory transportable art access project for people with specific needs, which received support from Perpetual trusts and foundations.

Another option for foundations is to become supporters of MCA exhibitions and publications. Major exhibition supporters have included the Turnbull Foundation.

Family foundations may also become involved in the Museum through the Ambassador Program, the MCA’s annual giving program. Ambassadors receive invitations to an exciting program of previews and special events and there are a range of levels of support. All donations are tax deductible.

Learn more about the MCA Ambassador program.


generationext supported by The Balnaves Foundation

If you would like to discuss how trusts and foundations can be involved in the MCA, please contact Lisa Hamilton, Philanthropy Manager on 02 9245 2413 or email

The MCA is currently supported by the following foundations:

The Balnaves Foundation
Campbell Edwards Trust
Crown Resorts Foundation
Gordon Darling Foundation
The Ian Potter Foundation
The Keir Foundation
Nelson Meers Foundation
Packer Family Foundation
The Estate Late James Simpson Love, managed by Perpetual