The MCA has welcomed over eight million visitors to its free exhibitions and programs in the last sixteen years, thanks to Telstra.
The MCA presents Telling Tales, a major exhibition exploring the varied, inventive approaches taken by 14 leading Australian and international artists and groups to narrative form.
The MCA announces its third Sculpture Terrace Commission, Composer, by Sydney artist Caroline Rothwell.
The announcement by the Australia Council that 65 organisations will no longer receive funding under its Four-Year Funding program (previously Key Organisations) delivers a major blow to Australia’s contemporary visual arts sector.
The MCA, Qantas and Tate have today revealed the first five artworks in their International Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art.
Three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions – the AGNSW, Carriageworks and the MCA announce a new exhibition surveying the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art: The National: New Australian Art.
The MCA unveiled Corde du Roi by Victorian artist Stephen Bush, the fourth in its series of MCA Foyer Wall Commissions.
The MCA announces the fifth commission for the Bella Room with the appointment of Melbourne-based artist Kathy Temin.
The MCA is calling for stallholder applications to one of its best-loved programs, the annual MCA Zine Fair.
The MCA has just announced a major two-year national tour of its Being Tiwi exhibition.
In a first for an Australian museum, art-loving sweethearts visiting the MCA on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14 February, will have the opportunity to participate in a global social media campaign called #HeartsforArt.
MCA announces a major exhibition of the works of renowned Japanese contemporary artist, Tatsuo Miyajima as part of the 2016-2017 Sydney International Art Series.
The MCA is delighted to announce that Georgia Close, MCA Manager, Student & Teacher Engagement has become the first Australian to be awarded a Marsh Award for Excellence in Gallery Education.
It’s officially gin o’clock at the MCA.
The MCA is delighted to announce the launch of its first online commission, transmission detox, by Sydney-based and Primavera 2014 artist Marian Tubbs.
On Saturday 7 November (5–9pm), C3West with Blacktown Arts Centre and UrbanGrowth NSW will host a corroboree on one of Australia’s most important historical sites.
Future Classic and MCA are joining forces once again to present FCxMCA Summer Sunday Sessions.
The MCA is delighted to announce the appointment of Ann Sherry AO to the company’s board of directors.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Qantas and Tate have today announced an unprecedented International Joint Acquisition Program for contemporary Australian art.
Vivid Sydney today announced that the creative vision of Western Sydney artist Huseyin Sami will illuminate the heritage-listed façade of the MCA, when the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas returns in 2016.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is set to inspire mind, body and soul this season with a new Spring Yoga Series in partnership with lululemon athletica.
On Sunday 13 December, Grayson Perry will speak at the Sydney Opera House.
The MCA and Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), University of Sydney, are presenting a new talk series exploring the recent history, current state and possible futures of painting.
Announcing the fourth MCA Foyer Wall Commission by Melbourne artist Stephen Bush.
Citi will sponsor the first major exhibition in the southern hemisphere of the works of award-winning British artist Grayson Perry.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) has launched the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy setting out quantifiable targets for a major cultural Institution in Australia.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has unveiled its fourth annual artist commission for the Bella Room, by Sydney-based artist David Capra.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is will present the first major museum survey by Australian artists David Haines and Joyce Hinterding from 25 June 25 to 6 September 2015.
With a new wing to explore and Sydney’s growing taste for late-night art programming, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) introduced MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi three years ago in 2012.
For the eighth consecutive year, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) will host its annual Zine Fair, one of its best-loved public programs.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is inviting expressions of interest from independent Australian-based curators to curate the exhibition Primavera 2016: Young Australian Artists.
On 28 March 2012, the MCA launched one of the most significant commitments to art education in Australia. As part of the redevelopment, the new National Centre for Creative Learning (NCCL) was unveiled.
On March 21-22, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) will be collaborating on the Blacktown Native Institution site, shaping the future of one of Australia’s most important historical sites.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) has announced today that it will stage a major exhibition of works by Grayson Perry, one of Britain’s most acclaimed contemporary artists and winner of the 2003 Turner Prize.
Opening to the public on Thursday 18 December, Taking it all away: MCA Collection
presents works that speculate upon the continued importance of Minimalism and conceptual art, the processes of erasure and abstraction, and the social impact of art.
The MCA & Make-A-Wish® Australia are pleased to present the first exhibition of works
by young artist Andrea Alzaned.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is thrilled to announce that this year’s recipient of the Primavera Veolia Acquisitive Prize is Justine Varga, who participated in the MCA’s Primavera 2012 exhibition.
Vibrant paintings by 29 Aboriginal artists from remote Western Australia pulsate with kaleidoscopic colour and present a unique cartographic perspective that reveals the artists’ intimate knowledge of Country.
Young Australian Artists Create Visual Dialogue on the Diverse Contemporary Australian
Get involved with our Disability Action Plan survey to further accessibility at The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) exhibition Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration is an exclusive for the Sydney International Art Series and is the largest exhibition of Close’s work ever presented in the Southern Hemisphere, featuring over 200 works.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is delighted to present Annette Messager’s first retrospective exhibition in Australia.
Japanese artist Tabaimo’s ambitious video installations will immerse visitors this winter within constantly moving, changing environments that combine visual imagery and sound.
Today the Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the third artist commission for the Jackson Bella Room with the artist collective Brown Council.
The Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Elizabeth Ann
Macgregor OBE, has been announced by the NSW Premier Mike Baird, as the Cultural
Ambassador for Western Sydney.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has partnered with Performance Space to present Sonic Social, a performance program featuring six different works staged throughout the museum during a three week period.
Lucky thirteen artists revealed for the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s (MCA) 23rd edition of Primavera.
Today the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) celebrates its 2millionth visitor walk through the doors since the newly developed and expanded MCA Australia opened its doors to the public on 29 March 2012.
In the most ambitious ever temporary public art project in Western Sydney, Sleepers Awake will float up to 80 metres off the ground, illuminating over 25 hectares of Bungarribee over 9 nights in May.
Announcing two editions of MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi in May.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) presents Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections, a touring exhibition that traces the development of contemporary photographic practice over the last 50 years.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is to present a series of artistic projects from renowned and first-time local and international contemporary visual artists for the 19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire, from 21 March – 9 June 2014.
Chicks on Speed will curate the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi titled JAM-arrama held on Friday 28 February.
A large scale project to retrieve dumped cars from the Upper Georges River in Airds,
Western Sydney and transform them into an artwork is being jointly led by the Museum of
Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Campbelltown City Council in a C3West partnership.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and the Western Sydney Parklands Trust are seeking performers for their latest collaborative art project, Sleepers Awake.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces Justin Shoulder and The Glitter Militia to curate the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 31 January.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is to host the Australian launch season of award-winning documentary maker John Pilger’s new film, Utopia, which traces the political and social history of Australia’s indigenous communities.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia announces its 2014 Exhibition Program.
Over summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia will showcase a diverse selection of newly acquired artworks by contemporary Australian artists.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces artist Tony Albert as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 29 November 2013.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) last Wednesday announced Brown Council as its new commissioned artists for the 2014 Jackson Bella Room.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is delighted to announce that the C3West project, Ultimate Vision – Monuments to Us by Australian artist Lara Thoms is nominated for the 2013 IMAGinE award.
The Museum of Contemporary Art extends its partnership with Deutsche Bank for another three years.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces ALASKA Projects to curate
the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi on Friday 25 October 2013.
The MCA is thrilled to partner with TEDxSydney to present TEDxYouth@Sydney, an event that celebrates the creativity, innovation and connectedness of the next generation.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) invites artists from Primavera 2013: Young Australian Artists and Curator Robert Cook to collaborate on MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 27 September 2013.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and its community of supporters are today commemorating the contribution of one of the Museum’s most generous philanthropists, Loti Smorgon AO, who has passed away.
The MCA announces artist Lauren Brincat as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi on Friday 30 August 2013.
The MCA announces War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono, part of the 2013-14 Sydney International Art Series.
The MCA announces artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi on Friday 26 July 2013.
The MCA announces Primavera 2013: Young Australian Artists
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces artist Tully Arnot as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi on Friday 28 June 2013.
The MCA announces string theory: Focus on contemporary Australian art.
The MCA announces the 2013 MCA Foyer commission by artist Guan Wei.
The MCA announces the twelfth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Keg de Souza.
The MCA is delighted to announce that MCA Chairman Simon Mordant AM has been reappointed for a further three-year term.
The MCA announces MCA ARTBAR curated by the seven Workout artists
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces the appointment of Blair French to the position of Assistant Director, Curatorial & Digital.
The MCA announces the tenth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Michaela Gleave.
Record-breaking figure only eleven months since the reopening.
The MCA announces the new MCA Foundation.
The MCA announces the ninth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Emma Price.
MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi wins the Best Arts Event category at the 2012 SMAC Awards.
The MCA announces the eighth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Brook Andrew.
The MCA announces the seventh MCA ARTBAR curated by Jon Campbell.
The MCA and Destination NSW on behalf of the NSW Government announce a survey of works by legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono as part of the 2013–14 Sydney International Art Series.
The MCA announces C3West project Within Walking Distance by artist Garry Trinh, a collaboration with the Western Sydney Trust.
The MCA announces the latest C3West project 'Ultimate Vision – Monuments to Us’ by artist Lara Thoms in Hurstville.
The MCA announces guest curator Nell for the sixth edition of ARTBAR.
The MCA announces General Electric (GE) as Program Partner for its extended opening hours.
The MCA announces guest curator Daniel Boyd for the fifth edition of ARTBAR.
The MCA announces guest curator Shaun Gladwell for the fourth edition of ARTBAR.
The MCA announces Anish Kapoor, part of the Sydney International Art Series supported by the NSW Government throught Destination NSW
MCA announces Jess Olivieri as guest curator for the third edition of MCA ARTBAR
4 October – 2 December 2012 | Level 1 North Gallery and MCA front lawn
Heide Museum of Modern Art
17 March – 15 July 2012
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
28 September – 25 November 2012 | Level 3 Galleries
The MCA announces artist Eddie Sharp as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 29 June 2012.
The new MCA’s opening season wraps up with attendance figures in excess of a quarter of a million visitors.
The MCA announces Rio Tinto as the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Program Partner.
As one of the four major venues hosting the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations, the MCA is exhibiting 26 international artists and 48 works in a show subtitled Possible Composition.
Vivid Sydney is back, and to mark the occasion, the MCA has put together a series of talks focusing on creativity and the arts industries.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia reaches 100,000 visitors just three weeks after its reopening.
The MCA announces Exhibition Partners LG and Westpac Institutional Bank as well as New Program Partners Audi, Qantas, Rio Tinto and Veolia Environnement.
MCA announces its significant technology upgrade and acknowledges its Online Partner, Telstra, and Technology Innovation Partners, Aruba Networks, Dell, Extreme Networks, Geutebrück, LG, Nexus, Pacom and Polycom.
MCA announces new website and two new smartphone apps, MCA InSight and the augmented reality app MCA OnSite.
The MCA reopens on Thursday 29 March 2012 as a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Opening exhibitions Marking Time and Christian Marclay: The Clock run alongside Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space from 29 March to 3 June 2012.
Volume One: MCA Collection is the first hang of the MCA Collection in the Museum’s new Level 2 Collection Galleries and Level 1 South Gallery.
The MCA announces Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.
MCA announces Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Recorders, part of the Sydney International Art Series, supported by NSW Government through Destination NSW.
MCA announces Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976–2011.
MCA announces THE BEGIN-AGAIN: A Contemporary Art Tour.
MCA announces Bardayal ‘Lofty’ Nadjamerrek AO exhibition.
MCA announces Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life 1990-2005.
MCA announces MCA Collection: New Acquisitions in Context.
MCA announces In the Balance: Art for a Changing World.
MCA announces Ricky Maynard: Portrait of a Distant Land.
MCA announces Volte Face: Mike Parr Prints and Pre-Prints 1970-2005.