– 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

25 Birthday Weekend

Performance: Narrow but Deep

11 Nov, 11.30am, Level 2: Seminar Room

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

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

25 Birthday Weekend

Performance: Lyndal Jones

11 Nov, 7.00pm, 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.


string theory Artist Talks

Come and hear exhibiting artists from string theory: Focus on contemporary Australian art speak about their works and practices. Broaden your understanding of contemporary Aboriginal art from a broad range of artists working with traditional techniques and contemporary methods. Questions welcome.

Friday 16 August
Look closer at the works of Tony Albert, Dale Harding, Laurie Nilsen and Vicki West, and hear about their works and the development of Aboriginal art across generations in Brisbane. Questions welcome.

Saturday 17 August
Meet Boolarng Nangamai Artists, Yirrkala Printmakers Eunice Djerrkngu Marika and Dipililnga Marika with Robyn McKenzie, Noongar Doll Makers, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Yarrenyty Arltere Artists and Regina Pilawuk Wilson as they speak about their works, their lives and their communities. Questions welcome.

FREE, drop-in

Tjanpi Desert Weavers’ project has been supported by Gandel Philanthropy.
Noongar Doll Makers’ project has been supported by CANWA.

Tony Albert
Optimism #3 2008
type C photograph
Image courtesy the artist and Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney
© the artist

image for string theory Artist Talks

– When

17 August 2013, 2:00-4:00pm

– Where

Level 3

Venue info

– Admission

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