– Highlights


Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug


Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events


Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

25 Feb, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

26 Feb, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace


Contemporary Art Studio

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

– News from inside the MCA

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Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

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– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

Join us for a week-long art-making extravaganza inspired by exhibition, Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

Gather inspiration from the three big ideas explored in this show: transformation, time and history to create a collaborative installation which will continue to grow and GROW throughout the week. Experiment with materials, work with other families and exchange ideas with artists as we get creative in the studios.

Did you know that Contemporary Kids is even bigger than before? Our flagship school holiday program now runs for 6 days!

A Family Ticket is valid from Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 January which provides you access to this drop-in program and participate in making a collaborative installation.

This program has been designed for children and their grown-ups to do together.

NEW Family Ticket
$15 per family / $10 MCA Members and Concession
Purchase your family ticket online or on the door
(Family ticket: 2 Adults and up to 3 Children ages 4 – 12yrs.
$2 per additional child. Babies up to 1 year old are FREE)

Tuesday 17 – Sunday 22 January 2017
10.30am – 4pm
Ages 4+

Vacation Care Groups
Vacation Care groups are very welcome to join the Contemporary Kids program. We ask that children are accompanied by supervising adults. Supervision ratio is 1 adult per 3 children.
$5 per child. Supervising adults FREE
To make a group booking please contact us on 02 9245 2484 or learning@mca.com.au

Image caption: Contemporary Kids participants getting creative in the studios, 2014. Photograph: MCA

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– When

17 January 2017, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

This event has finished.

Booking fees apply

Buy tickets here