– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR July 2016

29 Jul, 7.00pm, MCA

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Workshop

Art Safari

09 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

01 Sep, 6.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

What we've been reading: June

In the spirit of our current exhibition, Telling Tales, MCA Staffers share what they’ve been reading over the past month. more

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

Meeting Jumaadi: MCA Kids Committee

Siobhan learns from artist Jumaadi about his shadow puppet performance The Life and Death of a Shadow more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Touring Exhibition

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections is a MCA Australia touring exhibition of over 70 artworks by Australian and international artists collected by the University of Sydney and the Museum of Contemporary Art during a period spanning more than 50 years. The exhibition provides a broad overview of photographic practice by artists, many who have been recognised as contributing significantly to critical debates in art from the late 1960s to the present day, exploring the influence of photographic theory and technique in contemporary art. Key genres are explored including documentary photography, serial photography, performance photography and the manipulation of the photographic image. Artists include Julie Rrap, Ed Ruscha, Tracey Moffatt, Ricky Maynard, Rosemary Laing and Barbara Kruger.

The exhibition will commence touring in 2014. Please contact MCA Touring:
touring@mca.com.au for further information about the exhibition


Tour Itinerary

Ipswich Art Gallery: 29 March – 20 May 2014
Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo: 9 August – 2 November 2014
Maitland Regional Art Gallery: 28 November 2014 – 1 February 2015
Bendigo Art Gallery: 21 February – 19 April 2015
Artspace Mackay: 22 May – 5 July 2015
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery: 7 August – 4 October 2015

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.


Remain In Light Learning Resource

Resources for teachers and students that provide an introduction to Remain in Light. MCA Learning programs and resources are designed to facilitate an engagement with contemporary art that encourages students to look and think about art in new ways.

Julie Rapp overstepping

Julie Rapp
Overstepping, 2001

Touring Exhibition Sponsors