– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

– Learning Events

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Talk

Artist Talk

23 Aug, 6.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Workshop

Art Safari

25 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR August 2017

25 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Claudia Nicholson's ARTBAR of love and devotion

July’s ARTBAR will see the MCA turned into an elaborate quinceañera by this month’s curator, Claudia Nicholson. more

#ConversationStarters: Have you ever made a decision based on fear?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

#ConversationStarters: What are you afraid of for the future?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. 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.

Adult Learning

Make the MCA your cultural playground.

Explore the world of contemporary art through guided tours, talks by artists and curators, hands-on workshops and other special events on offer. With a constantly changing program, your options are never ending. Drop-in to one of our free programs or purchase a ticket to a special event and join us for an experience that goes beyond the limits of gallery viewing.

Our programs and events are aimed at all adult learners, specialist and non-specialists alike. Discover new ways of seeing, thinking and learning at MCA.

Inclusive Access
We offer support for anyone with access needs as a free supplement to all MCA programs. For more information and to make a request, please contact
mail@mca.com.au or find information regarding Bella programs exclusively for people with access requirements HERE

Workshops

At the MCA, we encourage risk-taking, experimentation and new ways of thinking; essential ingredients for creativity. Our workshops are open to all and offer unique opportunities to meet and make with practicing artists.

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ARTFUL: Art & Dementia

This free program for people living with dementia focuses on creating new connection and providing life enriching experiences for the individuals and their carer trough creative engagement with contemporary art.

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Talks & Ideas

The MCA hosts visionary artists, curators and critics from across the world. These exchanges offer challenging and urgent provocations, exploring issues pertinent to all aspects of contemporary life.

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Screenings

Where does art end and cinema begin? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.

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ATSI Programs

Create, explore and respond to work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
The MCA offers a number of important programs that focus on enhancing the engagement of visitors, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences, with contemporary art and ideas. Working closely with community groups, programs are developed and presented either at the MCA or offsite.

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MCA ARTBAR

MCA ARTBAR takes your gallery experience and flips it on its head through art, music, design and performance.
Kicking off after dark on the last Friday of every month, ARTBAR brings exhibitions, music, design and live acts together under the direction of a guest curator, transforming the MCA into a pulsating piece of performance art.

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Tours and Group Bookings

Look at artwork differently, ask questions, and discover the hidden stories within each exhibition.

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Accessible Programs

The MCA is committed to providing accessible events for audiences with specific needs. Find out about our Access Tours, Bella Program and special events.

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