– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR June 2017

30 Jun, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

NAIDOC Week 2017

05 Jul, 5.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

Master Class For Teachers

09 Jul, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

5 Years of ARTBAR

Roaming carrots, Hummer limos, tea ceremonies and bikes in the galleries. Five years proof that anything can happen at #MCAARTBAR more

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Canals, cats and curators. Clothilde Bullen reflects on the experience of attending the 2017 Venice Biennale on the occasion of Tracey Moffat’s Australian Pavilion. more

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

From the Archives is our blog series unearthing gems from the MCA’s archives, written by resident archivist Stephanie Ferrara 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.

Work at MCA

Register your interest – Positions Vacant eNews

Register your interest to receive email updates as positions become available at the MCA.

MCA Australia is dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists from across Australia and from around the world. Working at the MCA involves working closely with artists and audiences. See below for current opportunities to join the MCA team.

Marketing Coordinator (Social Media and Digital)
Full-Time, Permanent

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, pro-active and passionate Marketing Coordinator (Social Media and Digital) to join our Communications and Marketing team. A leading brand in contemporary art and visual culture, the MCA is dedicated to showcasing the work of living artists. The Museum is rich with artwork, exhibitions, events and programs that provide endless inspiration for incredible marketing campaigns.

This position reports to the Marketing Manager and supports the Marketing team in the implementation and delivery of initiatives, campaigns and partnerships to achieve maximum exposure for the Museum, its brand, exhibitions, programs and events, and to enhance visitor experience. This role drives engagement on our digital channels with a focus on growing social media.

The person we are seeking has at least 3 years’ previous experience in a similar role, understands every aspect of social media, has a flair for copywriting and storytelling, an eye for images, strong knowledge of digital trends, is good with a camera and has a keen interest in translating audience research into results.

Proven track record in coordinating effective digital advertising and SEO / SEM campaigns, using social media platforms to increase visitation, deepen engagement and improve consumer brand recognition and knowledge of current and trending digital practice is essential.

Previous experience working within the not-for-profit/cultural sector, interest in and respect for contemporary art and artists is highly desirable.

Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. Please send your cover letter, CV, contact details of two referees and a separate document addressing the selection criteria to positionsvacant@mca.com.au

Applications close at 9am on Friday 30 June 2017.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

Marketing Coordinator (Social Media and Digital) position description (PDF)

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The MCA offers a flexible and practical work experience program, providing a limited number of Year 10 students with an exclusive one week behind – the – scenes peek into the dynamic Museum environment.

Students will be based in the National Centre for Creative Learning and have the opportunity to observe Creative Learning programs for various audiences, assist MCA Artist Educators with program preparation, provide Library staff with research support and engage with visitors in the Gallery.

Places are limited, therefore we cannot guarantee an appointment for all applicants. The work experience program takes place twice a year, June and November only.

2017 dates: 19–23 June & 20–24 November

2017 applications close 5pm Sunday 9 April. We are unable to confirm the outcome of any application until all applications have been reviewed, following the closing date.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive each year, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Short listed applicants will be contacted for a phone interview week commencing 17 April.

To apply, please complete the application form. Shortlisting will be based on applicants’ answers to questions listed in the application form.
Applications should be sent to the National Centre for Creative Learning Coordinator on workexperience@mca.com.au.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

Work Experience Application Form (PDF)

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is looking to expand our casual team of Artist Educators. Artist Educators are integral members of the MCA’s Audience Engagement division. Artist Educators develop and deliver learning programs for school audiences including early learners, primary, secondary, Bella groups and via Digital Excursions.
Our Educators also have the opportunity to provide learning experiences across other audience strands within Creative Learning: Public Programs, Kids & Families, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs and Young Creatives.

Artist Educators at the MCA work across a diverse array of contemporary art practices including painting and drawing, writing, print, digital forms, video, photography, performance, expanded forms and cross disciplinary practices. Our team develops and delivers creative learning strategies that are multi modal, utilising kinesthetic, auditory, visual, verbal and written strategies to engage diverse audiences both onsite and via online programs and resources.

We are looking for people who are passionate communicators, have an excellent understanding of visual arts, art education or gallery education practice and can address the selection criteria. Previous experience working within the not-for-profit/cultural sector and teaching experience are highly desirable.
Teaching experience may include school or tertiary teaching, artist-led workshops, mentoring, museum education, teaching people with disabilities and/or access requirements, and /or developing learning resources. Ideally, you will also have an exhibition history or evidence of intent to exhibit work.

Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the selection criteria listed in the position description.
Please include your availability in your application.
Please send your cover letter, CV, contact details of two referees and a separate document addressing the selection criteria to

positionsvacant@mca.com.au

Applications close at 9am on Thursday 29 June 2017

A current Working with Children Check under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 is required for this position.
It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity

Casual Artist Educators position description (PDF)

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MCA Volunteer Program

The MCA Volunteer Program offers those wishing to develop their skills and pursue an interest in contemporary art the opportunity to provide valuable support to Museum staff.

As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to learn more about the MCA and to be part of a large friendly team.

Most volunteer work takes place during normal business hours with occasional weekend opportunities. For further information, click here.