– 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.

Primary Programs

Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect with everything

Tatsuo Miyajima is one of Japan’s leading contemporary artists, known for his immersive and technologically-driven sculptures and installations. Join us for this Sydney-exclusive exhibition!

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Programs for Students & teachers

The MCA’s programs for students and teachers explore creative learning through contemporary art. Through gallery explorations, studio sessions, digital excursions and resources, talks and workshops, our learning experiences connect students and teachers with contemporary art and artists to encourage looking, thinking and creating in new ways.

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Creative Guide to Contemporary Art

Encounter the extraordinary in this engaging introduction to contemporary art. Have eyes, ears and imaginations at the ready as you discover the creative possibilities of contemporary art.

Stages ES1 – 3

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Winangali

Investigate contemporary artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists in the MCA Collection to discover the diversity of artists’ practice, cultures and histories across Australia today.

Stages 1 – 3

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Exhibition In Focus

With an MCA Artist Educator at the lead, take a journey of discovery through an MCA exhibition gathering new ideas about art and artists.

Stages 2 – 3

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Art Write Now

Write your way around the MCA and tell your own story in this lively program engaging with artworks to boost confidence in visual literacy and creative writing skills.

Stage 1 – 3

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CONTEMPORARY ART STUDIO WITH MCA EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Contemporary Art Studio presents an opportunity for class groups to connect with an artist, discover their practice and explore new ways of looking, thinking and creating through art-making workshops and discussion

Stages 2-3

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Lights, Camera, Experiment!

Video, sound, movement and voice come together as students work with a variety of new media to experiment with art-making techniques.

Stages 1 – 3

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About Place: History and Identity

Use art as a lens for exploring time, place and identity. Develop personal and collaborative responses to the world through art-making, creative writing, movement and sound.

Stages 1 – 3

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Electronic Art Workshop

Electrify your art-making in a workshop that combines visual arts investigation with science and technology using littleBits.

Stages 1 – 3

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Bella: A program for students with access requirements

Explore contemporary art, visit our multi-sensory Bella Room and develop new creative skills through art-making experiences in this free program for students with additional access requirements, including physical, intellectual,behavioural or sensory disability.

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Contemporary Art Studio with MCA Artists Educators

Together with an MCA Artist Educator look, think, and create in new ways in a gallery exploration and an art-making workshop inspired by the educator’s own artist practice.

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Digital Excursion: Colour and Emotion

Explore how artists use colour to convey emotion using a fun game show theme where classes choose their own path encountering artworks and hands-on activities designed to build students’ creative muscles.

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Tailor-Made Programs

Got an idea for a learning program at the MCA? Our Artist Educators can develop a Gallery Exploration of Studio Workshop specifically tailored to the needs of your class. Contact us with your idea!

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Learning Resources

Access the MCA Learning Portal to discover a rich source of materials and resources designed to develop and support creative learning and engagement with contemporary art in the classroom.

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Visiting the MCA

Essential info to help plan your school visit.

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Self-guided Visits

Planning to bring your students to the MCA on a self-guided visit? Book your visit today!

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