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Light Show

16 Apr - 05 Jul


Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct

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Special Event

Educator Exclusive

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


Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am


Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

29 Aug, 10.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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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

Welcome to Light Lab!

Welcome to Light Lab, the MCA’s fun free activity space created in conjunction with the exhibition Light Show. Situated in the foyer of the National Centre for Creative Learning it’s open weekends and selected evenings during vivid. 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

Bella in the House

Experience a full day program in an MCA Bella & Sydney Opera House combined excursion for students with specific needs. Explore both cultural institutions and contemporary art in our FREE Bella in the House program.

Tour the House with guides experienced in special education and creative play and then extend your journey in the outdoors and explore the harbour on your journey to the MCA. Link creative themes and engage with artworks in the MCA galleries and work with Bella Program Artist Educators to create your own response.

This new program is offered once a month and is FREE for schools. Excursions can be tailored to the individual requirements of students aged 5 to 18 years with physical, intellectual, behavioural or sensory disability.

Bella in the House sessions are offered on Mondays once a month during the school term or on other days by request.

Bella Plus in the House for adults with specific needs will be offered once a month from July 2015.

Advance bookings are essential.

Session Times: Nominate your preferred session start time.
Session Length: 3 hours. This includes a 1 hour Sydney Opera House tour and a 1 hour Bella program, with 1 hour scheduled for lunch and travel between venues. Times can be varied by request.

Advance bookings are essential – book online today

The MCA Bella program was established in 1993 through the generosity of MCA patrons, Dr Edward Jackson AM and Mrs Cynthia Jackson AM, and the Jackson family, in memory of their late daughter and sister Belinda.