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Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep

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30 Jul - 18 Oct

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06 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Creativity in the Primary Classroom

11 Sep, 9.00am, The National Centre for Creative Learning

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Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

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In preparation for the The Rocks Aroma Festival on July 26, MCA staff share some of the stories behind the mugs they use for their workplace beverages. more

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Talk | Free

Exchange Series
Aleks Danko and Glenn Barkley

Event | Free

Genext:
Energies

Conference

Civic Actions:
2015 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture: Nato Thompson

Workshop

Creativity in the Primary Classroom

Workshop

Creative Connections #2
Workshop for Primary Teachers

Workshop

Unpacking Unseen Images
Holiday Cram Session!

Workshop

Unpacking Unseen Images
Holiday Cram Session! (repeat)

Special Event

ARTBAR
The Primavera Edition

Talk

Exchange Series
Primavera Artists 2015

Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
2016 Learning Preview

Special Event

ARTBAR
2015 Finale

– Events

Mon, 31 aug

11:00AM

Talk | Free

Exchange Series
Aleks Danko and Glenn Barkley

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 1 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 2 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:00AM

Special Event | Free

Indigenous Literacy Day 2015

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
September

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
September

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 3 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Hand Drawn: Illustrated Typography

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
September: Face Value

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Film Series
Mr Patterns

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Anna Davis on Energies: Haines & Hinterding

Fri, 4 sep

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 5 sep

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
September

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
September

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Workshop

Sold Out: Aroma Chemistry
Workshop

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 6 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

6:00PM

Event | Free

Genext:
Energies

Mon, 7 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 8 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Super Sounds

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Super Sounds

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 9 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 10 sep

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Hand Drawn: Illustrated Typography

6:00PM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

6:00PM

Conference

Civic Actions:
2015 Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture: Nato Thompson

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Film Series
Mao’s Last Dancer

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Fri, 11 sep

9:00AM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

9:00AM

Workshop

Creativity in the Primary Classroom

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 12 sep

9:00AM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks
Emily in Japan

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 13 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Mon, 14 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 15 sep

9:00AM

Workshop

Creative Connections #2
Workshop for Primary Teachers

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 16 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 17 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Hand Drawn: Illustrated Typography

6:00PM

Talk

For Artists
Art & Arduino

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Film Series
Creative Minds

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Fri, 18 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Super Sounds

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Super Sounds

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 19 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 20 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: September

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Mon, 21 sep

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 22 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
The House of HA-HA-HA!

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 23 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
The House of HA-HA-HA!

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 24 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
The House of HA-HA-HA!

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Workshop

Unpacking Unseen Images
Holiday Cram Session!

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Hand Drawn: Illustrated Typography

6:30PM

| Free

In Conversation Primavera 2015

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

Fri, 25 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
The House of HA-HA-HA!

10:30AM

Workshop

Unpacking Unseen Images
Holiday Cram Session! (repeat)

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
The Primavera Edition

Sat, 26 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
The House of HA-HA-HA!

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 27 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Sunday Family Fun Day
September

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

Mon, 28 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Junior Art School
MICROCOSM

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:30PM

Workshop

Junior Art School
MICROCOSM

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 29 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Junior Art School
GULAY-MARRA (TO MAKE A FISH NET)

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:30PM

Workshop

Junior Art School
GULAY-MARRA (TO MAKE A FISH NET)

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 30 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Junior Art School
LITTLE BITS

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Matthys Gerber & Primavera 2015

2:00PM

Workshop

Junior Art School
LITTLE BITS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 1 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Junior Art School
POSTER ME

1:30PM

Workshop

Junior Art School
POSTER ME

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Rorschach Remix

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
October: The Moving Body

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Megan Robson on Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

6:30PM

Talk | Free

In Conversation with Matthys Gerber

Sat, 3 oct

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
October

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
October

Sun, 4 oct

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

Wed, 7 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
October

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
October

7:00PM

Special Event

Good Food Month 2015
Taste of Art Dinner

Thu, 8 oct

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Rorschach Remix

6:30PM

Talk | Free

Why Painting?
Jacqueline Millner

Sat, 10 oct

10:00AM

Tour | Free

AUSLAN Tour
For visitors with vision impairment

2:00PM

Talk

For Artists
Sound in Contemporary Art

Tue, 13 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

Wed, 14 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 15 oct

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Rorschach Remix

6:00PM

Tour | Free

Artists on Artists
Matthys Gerber

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Nicole Foreshew on Primavera 2015

Fri, 16 oct

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

Sun, 18 oct

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: October

Wed, 21 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 22 oct

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Rorschach Remix

6:00PM

Tour | Free

Artists on Artists
Matthys Gerber

Fri, 23 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

Sat, 24 oct

10:00AM

Tour | Free

AUSLAN Tour
For visitors who are deaf

Wed, 28 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 29 oct

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Rorschach Remix

6:00PM

Talk | Free

In Conversation with Maria Lind

Fri, 30 oct

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
Curated by Hissy Fit

Sat, 31 oct

2:00PM

Talk | Free

Why Painting?
Leonhard Emmerling

Sun, 1 nov

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Talk | Free

Sydney Open 2015
Building the MCA

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Sydney Open 2015
Building the MCA

Wed, 4 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
November

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
November

Thu, 5 nov

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Meet + Make with Young Australian Artists

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
November: Unlikely Subjects

6:30PM

Talk | Free

Land and memory
mythic, real, re-told, mapped and documented in Primavera 2015.

Sat, 7 nov

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
November

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
November

1:00PM

Talk | Free

Transforming Data
A Conversation on MCA’s first Online Commission

Tue, 10 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

Wed, 11 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 12 nov

11:00AM

Talk

Exchange Series
Primavera Artists 2015

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Meet + Make with Young Australian Artists

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Manya Sellers on Matthys Gerber

Sun, 15 nov

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: November

Wed, 18 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 19 nov

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Meet + Make with Young Australian Artists

6:00PM

Tour | Free

Artists on Artists
Matthys Gerber

Fri, 20 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

Sat, 21 nov

1:00PM

Talk

For Artists
Working in/with Communities

Wed, 25 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 26 nov

5:30PM

Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
2016 Learning Preview

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Meet + Make with Young Australian Artists

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Keith Munro on MCA Collection

Fri, 27 nov

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
2015 Finale

Sun, 29 nov

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

Tue, 1 dec

10:30AM

Workshop | Free

Young Guides Try-Outs

Wed, 2 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Thu, 3 dec

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
December: Re-Pose

Sat, 5 dec

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Tue, 8 dec

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari

Wed, 9 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 11 dec

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari

Wed, 16 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Sun, 20 dec

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: December