– Archive for 2012

South of no North

8 March – 5 May 2013 | Level 1 South Gallery

Seventh edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Jon Campbell

The MCA announces the seventh MCA ARTBAR curated by Jon Campbell.

Yoko Ono announcement

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.

2013 Exhibition Program

The MCA announces the 2013 Exhibition Program.

Within Walking Distance by Garry Trinh

The MCA announces C3West project Within Walking Distance by artist Garry Trinh, a collaboration with the Western Sydney Trust.

TABOO

19 December 2012 – 24 February 2013 | Level 1 South Gallery

The MCA turns 21

The MCA celebrates its 21st birthday on 11 November 2012.

C3West project Ultimate Vision - Monuments to Us by artist Lara Thoms launches in Hurstville

The MCA announces the latest C3West project 'Ultimate Vision – Monuments to Us’ by artist Lara Thoms in Hurstville.

Sixth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Nell

The MCA announces guest curator Nell for the sixth edition of ARTBAR.

MCA School Holidays Program

MCA Spring 2012 School Holidays listing

The MCA keeps its lights on later, announces new partnership with GE

The MCA announces General Electric (GE) as Program Partner for its extended opening hours.

Fifth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Daniel Boyd

The MCA announces guest curator Daniel Boyd for the fifth edition of ARTBAR.

Fourth edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Shaun Gladwell

The MCA announces guest curator Shaun Gladwell for the fourth edition of ARTBAR.

Primavera 2012

4 October – 2 December 2012 | Level 1 South Gallery

Anish Kapoor

The MCA announces Anish Kapoor, part of the Sydney International Art Series supported by the NSW Government throught Destination NSW

Third edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Jess Olivieri

MCA announces Jess Olivieri as guest curator for the third edition of MCA ARTBAR

The Qantas MCA Lounge opens

The MCA unveils the Qantas MCA Lounge.

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

4 October – 2 December 2012 | Level 1 North Gallery and MCA front lawn

Ken Whisson: As If

Heide Museum of Modern Art
17 March – 15 July 2012

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
28 September – 25 November 2012 | Level 3 Galleries

Second edition of MCA ARTBAR curated by Eddie Sharp

The MCA announces artist Eddie Sharp as guest curator of the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 29 June 2012.

Record-breaking opening season for the MCA

The new MCA’s opening season wraps up with attendance figures in excess of a quarter of a million visitors.

Rio Tinto sponsors inaugural MCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program

The MCA announces Rio Tinto as the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Program Partner.

18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations at the MCA

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.

The MCA launches ARTBAR

The MCA announces MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi.

The MCA and Vivid Ideas collaborate in the name of creativity

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.

New MCA reaches 100,000 visitors

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia reaches 100,000 visitors just three weeks after its reopening.

MCA announces new partners

The MCA announces Exhibition Partners LG and Westpac Institutional Bank as well as New Program Partners Audi, Qantas, Rio Tinto and Veolia Environnement.

Technology upgrade for new MCA

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.

New MCA gets a digital make over

MCA announces new website and two new smartphone apps, MCA InSight and the augmented reality app MCA OnSite.

MCA 2012 Reopening featuring Marking Time, Christian Marclay: The Clock and Volume One: MCA Collection

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.

Local Positioning Systems

The MCA announces Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.