GENEXT: Janet Laurence
Three hours of art, live music and performance, after-hours at the MCA for 12–18 year olds!
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MCA GENEXT kicks off for 2019 on Sunday 24 March. Join the MCA’s Youth Committee for a night of live music, free snacks, workshops, talks and more, inspired by Australian artist Janet Laurence and her exhibition, After Nature.
GENEXT is a free, all-access, festival-style event that is strictly for high school students aged 12–18 years. Programmed and run by the MCA Youth Committee with support from artist educators and the MCA Young Creatives Coordinator, GENEXT also includes exclusive after-hours entry to all MCA exhibitions.
Please note: Tickets are free but limited to two per person. Lots of friends? No problem – send them the link! It’s free to register and book.
Drug & alcohol free
GENEXT is a drug and alcohol free event. It is also a parent and teacher-free event that is supervised by MCA staff, gallery hosts and artist educators.
Running time: 3 hours (6pm - 9pm)
How to access GENEXT
Read the MCA's social story for information on how to access the Museum during GENEXT, and to help you plan your visit in advance. This step-by-step guide is designed for people with access requirements.
Image: Janet Laurence, Deep Breathing: Resuscitation for the Reef (detail) 2015–16. Installation view, Muséum National D'histoire Naturelle, Paris, 2015. Vvarious wet specimens, corals, pigment, acrylic boxes, laboratory glass. Collection of the artist. Image courtesy and © the artist