– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Weaving Workshop

03 Jun, 10.30am, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Performance

Tribunal

03 Jun, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Event

HANDFED

04 Jun, 9.00am, Level 4: Sculpture Terrace

– News from inside the MCA

Farewell Linda Marrinon Artist Room

We bid a fond farewell to Linda Marrinon’s Artist Room more

Zines, zines, zines

'It can be what you want it to be’. Stallholders at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair say it how it is. more

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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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.

Blog – Spiderman at the Avant Card Awards

Posted on May 31, 2013 in Events.

In June 2012 on the back of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s rebrand and reopening, the Avant Card accompanying the Museum’s marketing campaign was awarded Postcard of the Month.

The postcard featured a much-loved work in the MCA’s Collection by Stephen Birch called Untitled 2005 and was used extensively to relaunch the Museum in March 2012.

Tom Spicer, Joint National Creative Director of Arnold Furnace describes the work as ‘a fresh and original piece which perfectly compliments the new wing itself and makes a strong case for popping down to Circular Quay for a bit of culture.’

The postcard then went in to the Postcard of the Year Awards where Melbourne Water’s Build a Raingarden which featured a ‘seeded card’ postcard designed for planting, took out top prize.

The evening was held at Madame Tussauds in Sydney and gave ‘Spiderman’ the chance to meet and greet with Australian and international celebrities on the night.

Learn more about Stephen Birch here.

Visit Avant Card’s website for full details on the Postcard of the Year Awards.

Posted by Claire Johnson

SB

Stephen Birch
Untitled 2005
polyeurethane, synthetic polymer paint, fiberglass, acrylic hair and eyes
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, gift of the Estate of Stephen Birch, 2008