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– Highlights


Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Matthys Gerber

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

Six film sub-genres you didn’t know existed

Film archive legends Jay Katz and Miss Death enlighten us more

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

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

Kids and Families

Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA. We offer an exciting range of opportunities which inspire adults and children to discover contemporary art and participate in fun and playful learning experiences together.

Two kids looking at a TV on a wall.


Join us for our last Sunday Family Fun Day of the year, Sunday 29 November!

Art Baby

Take a tour of our ever changing program of exhibitions with like-minded families. A great first time museum experience for babies! Prams, front packs and slings welcome.

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Art Play

Explore an interactive artwork together with your child. Read a story, sing songs and let creative play lead the way!

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Art Safari

Introduce contemporary art to children aged 3 to 5 years in this fun and dynamic workshop! Discover a different theme and exhibition every month through play based activities including storytelling, drama and art making.

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Sunday Family Fun Day

Celebrate creativity with the whole family during this free day of fun! Explore MCA exhibitions and make your very own work of art!

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School Holiday Programs

Get out of the house and get those creative juices flowing with our incredibly fun, incredibly exciting school holiday offerings!

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Upcoming Events for Kids and Families

Check out our yearly planner!

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Visiting Tips for Families

We’re family friendly!

We’ve got everything covered – from baby changing facilities, cloakroom, pram parking, hosts to assist you in the galleries and child-friendly meals in the Café.

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