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Art Flow: a wellbeing experience

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Thursdays and Saturdays, 10:15am to 12:15pm Thursday 30 June to Saturday 30 July

Take a break from your morning or use your lunch hour to create space for reflection and to refresh your mind.

Art can be a powerful source of well-being, and our Artist Educators will guide you through artwork to experience it, and perhaps yourself, in new ways.

Art Flow is a 45-minute session that invites you to contemplate art and your emotional response in a calm and supportive environment, opening you up to flowing through the rest of your day.

Art Flow has been developed over the past two years by MCA Artist Educators, the MCA Public Programs team and The Mind Room, a health, wellbeing and performance psychology community.

Who is this session for?

Art Flow is open to everyone, and no prior knowledge or experience is necessary to take part. We invite people from all backgrounds and communities aged 18+ to join Art Flow.

About our Artist Educators

Our team of Artist Educators bring their own art and cultural practices and experiences to the programs they lead. They create warm and welcoming spaces, making every visit unique for participants.

About The Mind Room

The Mind Room is a health, well-being and performance psychology community. They share psychological knowledge and tools to empower people and communities to grow fit minds and flourishing lives.

There are four sessions per week, with a new artwork experience each week. Artworks of focus in June and July include:

Angela Tiatia, Lick, 2015

Elizabeth Mipilanggurr, Bamagora (conical pandanus palm mat), 2001

Nicholas Mangan, A World Undone, 2012

Khadim Ali, The Haunted Lotus, 2011-2012

Access support

 The MCA welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its programs and services accessible to everyone. Would you like to request additional support?

 Contact the MCA reception for free access support on +61 2 9245 2400 or email mail@mca.com.au Please allow 7 days for us to respond to your query.

Covid-safe information

Updated 30 March 2022

The MCA is open and welcoming visitors to enjoy contemporary art.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for our visitors and staff in the Museum as our community reopens and recovers from the pandemic.

All MCA staff are fully vaccinated and there is plenty of space for you to physically distance while you move around the Museum. The wearing of face masks while in the Museum is by choice.

Please don’t visit the MCA if you are unwell, have been instructed by health authorities to isolate, or if you are a close contact of an identified COVID-19 case.

We continue to be guided by NSW Government health guidelines and will provide updates to this information as relevant.

Visiting the NCCL

The National Centre for Creative Learning (NCCL) is in a transition period. We are reviewing safety requirements for schools and access programs on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the NCCL in advance of your visit - creativelearning@mca.com.au

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