GENEXT: The National
Three hours of art, live music and performance, after-hours at the MCA for 12–18 year olds!
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Grab your friends and book for MCA GENEXT: The National – an evening exploring all things power, rituals and improvisational processes.
GENEXT is a free, all-access, festival-style event that is strictly for high school students aged 12–18 years. Enjoy free snacks, live music, artist-run workshops, social activities and exclusive after-hours entry to all exhibitions.
GENEXT is programmed and run by the MCA Youth Committee with support from artist educators and the MCA Young Creatives Coordinator.
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: Eugenia Lim, The Australian Ugliness (production still), 2018. Three-channel high-definition video installation. Image courtesy and © the artist/Copyright Agency, 2019. Photograph: Tom Ross