– 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 Aug

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

25 Feb, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

26 Feb, 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

– 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.

MCA Library

The MCA Lewis Library and Artist Research Centre provides access to a unique collection of books, catalogues, and art journals which reflect the MCA history and exhibitions and share information about Australian and international artists.

The MCA Library is dedicated to supporting individual approaches to learning.
Learning in the visual arts, is a unique process. Individuals may look for information about the image through journal articles, books and/or catalogues. They may be inspired by the image itself and seek information around this personal response. The library supports each learners search through careful listening (the reference interview), direction to resources and by providing a warm reflective space where these interests may be explored.

The MCA Library is a reference library (items not for loan).

Enquiries are welcomed to the MCA Librarian Margaret Gor on +61 2 9245 2453 or library@mca.com.au

Library Opening Hours
Monday 10am – 4pm
Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 4pm
Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 12 – 4pm
Sunday 11am – 4pm

*All times are subject to change. Please call ahead if you would like to visit the library.

The MCA Library for Kids
Join us on the last Thursday of every month for Story Time. Cuddle up with a cushion, listen, and read along to specially chosen books illustrated and inspired by Australian artists.
10.30–11.00am
Ages 3–5
FREE, bookings essential
RSVP here

The Library is unable to accept donations of books, magazines, etc. due to storage limitations