– Highlights


Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec


Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

Special Event

Learn and Grow

27 Oct, 2.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2016

28 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

11 Nov, 1.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Fairfield Eating Excursion

Women of Fairfield co-curator and PYT Artistic Director, Karen Therese takes us on a food safari through Fairfield, Sydney. more

Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

James Vaughan speaks to Australian arts critic and audiovisual artist Adrian Martin about the month of contemporary Portuguese cinema he has guest curated for the MCA more

– 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.


Jeff Wall Lecture

Widely acknowledged as one of the most inventive artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, Jeff Wall is one of the most important and influential artists of our time. His work has defined photography as a major contemporary art form. In this keynote address, Jeff Wall discusses his practice in relation to the current exhibition presenting three decades of his artistic and photographic innovation including large-scale works, black and white prints, recent colour prints and intimate small-scale photographic observations.

Purchase a ticket to Rooms – A Symposium about Photography, Poetry and Space and gain entry to Jeff Wall’s lecture (May 2) and hear artists, poets, academics and curators explore JEFF WALL Photographs and South of No North in a day of discussion and artist presentations (May 3). BOOK NOW. Limited spaces available.

For those who missed the lecture, an audio recording is now available:

Image: Jeff Wall, The Destroyed Room, 1978, transparency in light box, AP, Courtesy and © the artist

image for Jeff Wall Lecture

– When

2 May 2013, 6:30-8:00pm

– Admission

This event has finished.