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Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Autism-friendly program: children and families


Saturday 17 June from 10:30am to 12pm Saturday 18 November from 10:30am to 12pm

A small, tailored program of structured creative activities designed to support Autistic children at the MCA Australia.

Spend a morning with MCA Artist Educators and other families experiencing artworks chosen for participants with sensory needs, followed by a hands-on artmaking workshop.

Find out more and book here.

Event adaptions:

  • Relaxed pace and flexible arrival times  

  • Visual Story (click here to view) 

  • Artworks chosen for participants with sensory needs

  • Staff trained in disability confidence 

  • Quiet area 

  • Groups limited to maximum 20 participants.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

The MCA recognises the Hidden Disability Sunflower Lanyard. Wearing a Hidden Disability Sunflower lanyard discreetly indicates to people around you, including trained staff, that you may need additional support, time or understanding. The scheme allows people to choose to be visible when they want to be. 

Find out more about the Sunflowers in Sydney program.

Contact us

Need more information? Contact us on (tel:+61 2 9245 2400) or email

Contact event organiser

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia


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