– Highlights

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

05 Mar, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

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

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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

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. 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.

Kids and Families

Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA. We offer an exciting range of opportunities which inspire adults and children to discover contemporary art and participate in fun and playful learning experiences together.


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2017 Kids & Family Calendar

Tatsuo Miyajima Family Space

We invite you and your family to create, play and learn together as you turn light into music, meditate on a lotus leaf, create a collaborative light drawing and curl up on a bean bag with a picture book in our story time corner! Engage with key ideas in the artist’s work and have fun in this interactive family space.

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Art Baby

Take a tour of our ever changing program of exhibitions with like-minded families. A great first time museum experience for babies! Prams, front packs and slings welcome.

Parents & carers with babies up to 1 year old

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Art Play

Explore an interactive artwork together with your child. Read a story, sing songs and let creative play lead the way!

Under 5’s

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Art Safari

Introduce contemporary art to children aged 3 to 5 years in this fun and dynamic workshop! Discover a different theme and exhibition every month through play based activities including storytelling, games and art making.

Ages 3 – 5

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Sunday Family Fun Day

Fun for the whole family!
Collect a Sketch activity card to explore a different exhibition every season then get messy in the Creative Studios with hands on art making activities!

Ages 4 – 12

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School Holiday Programs

Join us for Contemporary Kids every school holidays!
Gather inspiration from current exhibitions and contribute to a collaborative installation.

Ages 4 – 12

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Upcoming Events for Kids and Families

Check out our yearly planner!

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Visiting Tips and Resources for Families

We’re family friendly!

We’ve got everything covered – from baby changing facilities, cloakroom, pram parking, hosts to assist you in the galleries and child-friendly meals in the Café.

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Kids & Families News

Read blog posts on past, current and future projects.

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