– Archive for 2014

Martu Art from the Far Western Desert

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.

Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists

Young Australian Artists Create Visual Dialogue on the Diverse Contemporary Australian
Experience.

Disability Action Plan: Survey

Get involved with our Disability Action Plan survey to further accessibility at The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration

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.

Annette Messager: motion / emotion

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is delighted to present Annette Messager’s first retrospective exhibition in Australia.

TABAIMO: MEKURUMEKU

Japanese artist Tabaimo’s ambitious video installations will immerse visitors this winter within constantly moving, changing environments that combine visual imagery and sound.

BROWN COUNCIL’S BELLA COMMISSION

Today the Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the third artist commission for the Jackson Bella Room with the artist collective Brown Council.

New Culture Champion

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.

SONIC SOCIAL – Curated by Performance Space

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.

Primavera 2014: Artist Announcment

Lucky thirteen artists revealed for the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s (MCA) 23rd edition of Primavera.

Two Millionth Visitor

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.

C3 WEST: SLEEPERS AWAKE – Floating sculpture and performances illuminate Western Sydney

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.

Fashion and Vivid: announcing TWO editions of MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi in May

Announcing two editions of MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi in May.

REMAIN IN LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE MCA COLLECTIONS

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.

19TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY:YOU IMAGINE WHAT YOU DESIRE

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.

Twentieth Edition of MCA ARTBAR Curated by Chicks on Speed

Chicks on Speed will curate the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi titled JAM-arrama held on Friday 28 February.

C3WEST Michel Tuffery: Transforma

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.

C3 WEST: SLEEPERS AWAKE

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and the Western Sydney Parklands Trust are seeking performers for their latest collaborative art project, Sleepers Awake.

Nineteenth Edition of MCA ARTBAR Curated by Justin Shoulder and The Glitter Militia

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.

John Pilger’s Utopia

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.