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Browse What's On

– Highlights


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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All Learning Programs

– Learning Events


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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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

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

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

Learn at the MCA
– Schools & Teachers

MCA Learning programs connect students and teachers to contemporary art through innovative creative learning approaches. A range of programs incorporate different learning styles and multiple intelligences to explore exhibitions, artists’ practice and the art world both at the Museum and remotely through digital excursions.

Primary Programs (K-6)

Programs for primary school students are designed to enhance art appreciation and art-making skills through discussion and practical activities.

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Secondary Programs (7-12)

The MCA provides theoretical and practical exhibition-linked programs for secondary students, relating to the NSW Visual Arts syllabus.

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Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career

December 10 2015 – 1 May 2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is pleased to present the first major survey exhibition in the Southern hemisphere by internationally renowned artist and Turner Prize recipient, Grayson Perry, as part of the Sydney International Art Series.

Arrange your group visit today!

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2015/16 Exhibitions Programs

Planning to bring your students to the MCA in 2015?

Discover what exhibitions are in store and organise your learning experience with an MCA Artist Educator today!

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Bella program for students with specific needs

Look, touch, listen and create in the Bella Program, a FREE art-making workshop for children and young people with specific needs, including physical, intellectual, emotional or behavioural disabilities.

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Digital Excursions

Connect to the MCA from anywhere in Australia for interactive workshops that connect students with the creative arts in real time.

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Teacher Programs

Access BOSTES endorsed professional development opportunities and develop your teaching skills though workshops and seminars. Don’t miss our regular Educator Exclusive evenings, to experience new MCA exhibitions, meet with artists and curators, explore new teaching ideas and connect with colleagues in the National Centre for Creative Learning.

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Early Learning

The MCA offers an exciting program introducing contemporary art to pre-schoolers aged three to five years old, using play-based learning approaches.

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The MCA welcomes tertiary group visits for exhibition tours, tailored learning programs, or opportunities to engage with Museum staff.

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English as a Second Language (ESL) Groups

ESL students can explore current exhibitions and the MCA collection on a guided Gallery Exploration led by MCA Artist Educators.

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Learning Resources

Enhance your experience at MCA with a range of downloadable resource materials.

Booking and Costs

Bookings are essential for all school groups visiting the MCA.
For information on how to book a school visit to the MCA, see our Booking for Schools page.

Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career
December 10 2015 – 1 May 2015
Make your school or group booking today!

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