– 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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Special Event

ARTBAR March 2017

31 Mar, 7.00pm, MCA

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Screening

Art + Film: Curated by Erin Coates

01 Apr, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Conference

Educators conference: 6-7 April

06 Apr, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience more

Diary of an MCA Trainee

Fiona learns that contemporary art doesn’t have to be a puzzle you can’t solve. more

Art Escapades

Artist Educator Nicole Barakat talks about our new Art Escapades program for 3-5 year olds. 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.

Primavera 1994: Young Australian Artists

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA)

Duration

01 Sep 1994 to 28 Oct 1994

Artists:

Suzannah Barta, Sadie Chandler, Stephen Little, David O’Halloran

Guest Curator:

Natalie King

about the exhibition

Guest Curator Natalie King’s exhibition, investigated the way the MCA’s ensemble of art, architecture and installations orchestrates the visitor’s experience. Each of the artists chosen used tools of display, arrangement and presentation in order to comment on the museum’s desire to construct meaning. The frames, pedestals, vitrines, and supports that traditionally are designed to be invisible, in order to accentuate the displayed artwork were brought to centre stage: directly referenced and integral parts of the exhibited works.

Primavera is the Museum’s annual exhibition of Australian artists aged 35 years and under. Since 1992, the series has showcased the works of artists in the early stages of their career, many of whom have gone on to exhibit nationally and internationally.

Primavera was initiated in 1992 by Dr Edward Jackson AM and Mrs Cynthia Jackson AM and their family in memory of their daughter and sister Belinda, a talented jeweller who died at the age of 29.

Featuring Works from the MCA Collection

Suzannah Barta
  • The rope
  • White banquet
Stephen Little
  • Reveal
  • Untitled