– 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.

Special Event

Lights on Later
– March 6

Come by after work on a Thursday for Lights on Later to discover our Collection, take part in pop-up activities, attend talks or workshops and enjoy a meal.

5—6pm GIF Yourself! FREE

6—6:30pm Curators’ Insights FREE

6—8pm Sundown Sketch Club TICKETS AVAILABLE

6—8.30pm Sounds on the Terrace FREE

7pm Guided Tour FREE

See more about our programs and buy tickets below

GIF yourself!

Thursdays in March
FREE, drop in
Digital Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning

Join us in our state-of-the-art Digital Studio for a hilarious one hour workshop lead by new media artist Giselle Stanborough. Learn how to create your own simple animated GIF image using our touch screen computers.
You don’t have to be computer nerd to get a kick out of this class as no prior experience or technical knowledge is necessary. Kids, adults, experts and beginners are all welcome.

GIF Yourself!

Curators’ Insights: Keith Munro on Volume One: MCA Collection

Thursday 6 Mar
FREE, drop in
MCA Galleries

Come and hear directly from MCA Curators and Curatorial Assistants on artists and works in the exhibitions. Questions encouraged!

Keith Munro in the galleries

Sundown Sketch Club: Under Control

First Thursday of the month 6–8pm
$40/$35 MCA Members and Concessions*
National Centre for Creative Learning

From life drawing, to architectural exploration, to pure experimentation – enjoy spectacular views of Sydney Harbour with wine and cheese while using fine art materials to explore your creative potential – guided by MCA Artist Educator Will French. Learn to see things as an artist by participating in a variety of tasks and activities that allow you to fine-tune your perceptive skills to become a more confident drawer.

Under Control
Thursday 6 Mar
Test and redefine the connection between mind and body through a series of tasks designed to unravel predetermined ideas about drawing whilst considering the figure.

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Sundown Sketch Club

Sounds on the Terrace

Thursdays in March
FREE, drop in
Level 4

Experience the magic of Circular Quay from the prime vantage point of the MCA Sculpture Terrace listening to the sounds of DJ Dara Gill over dinner and drinks from the MCA Cafe.

Sounds on the Sculpture Terrace

Guided Tour

Every Thursday
MCA Galleries

Tour the MCA with our volunteer guides and discover art, artists and their hidden stories.

Guided Tour
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– When

6 March 2014, 6:00-9:00pm

– Where


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