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– Highlights


Light Show

16 Apr - 05 Jul


Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct

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All Learning Programs

– Learning Events


Sunday Live - Life Drawing

19 Jul, 2.00pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

Educator Exclusive

30 Jul, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am

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About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Teena meets Bella

David Capra is the 2015 Bella commission artist and to celebrate the installation of his new work Teena’s Bathtime, we held a very special open day. more

What we've been reading: June

MCA’s curatorial & digital team share links to articles and websites that have inspired them during June. more

Anna Davis on Energies: Haines & Hinterding

Curator, Anna Davis, has been working closely with David Haines and Joyce Hinterding in the lead up to their solo exhbition at the MCA. 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
– Young Creatives

MCA’s Young Creatives program is full of opportunities for you and your friends to create, think, make and get involved. From festival-style experiences with hundreds of like-minded young people, to intimate art-making or performance workshops with artists, the MCA offers the chance for every young creative to take part in an adventurous and diverse range of creative activities.


Next event: Fri 31 July 2015
6.00 – 8.00pm

Designed by the MCA Youth Committee, by teenagers for teenagers, Genext offers exclusive after-hours access to the MCA. At Genext, Sydney’s teenagers embrace the freedom to explore, discuss and make art with established artists and hundreds of like-minded young people – all amongst a vibrant festival atmosphere with free live music and tasty food.

FREE, bookings essential

Genext is supported by The Balnaves Foundation

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Special Events for Young Creatives

Choose from the MCA’s social and cultural events for young people, including Genext, the afterhours event exclusively for ages 12-18.

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Workshops for Young Creatives

Feeling inspired? Roll up your sleeves for a workshop. From graphic art and music, to painting, zine-making and digital mash-ups, you can create your own piece of art.

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Leadership opportunities

Gain experience working alongside artists and art professionals as part of the MCA’s Youth Committee or Young Guides

Teen-Guided Tours

Experience MCA artworks through the eyes of a teenager. Aged 14–19, Young Guides deliver professional and insightful guided tours injected with their fresh perspective, honesty and vitality – every second Sunday at 12.00pm.

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