Your chance to be the David or Margaret of art flicks, with our films program that relates (sort of) to our exhibition, On the Origin of Art.

Free with museum entry and often single screenings only, so hop to it.

MONA - Museum of Old and New Art
Abyss I and Abyss II, 2015, by Thomas Huber are now on show in the Void entrance to the gallery.

Image: Mona/Rémi Chauvin
‘Typical art-origin myths offer a heady mix of neuro-babble, paleo-sentimentalism, artwank pretentiousness, and naïve group selection. However, if you want the right answer, rather than just a cute story, you have to dig deeper.’
—Geoffrey Miller, guest curator

On the Origin of Art
Continues until April 17
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In the Night Garden:...
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12 months, 313 days, 1500 hours. Thank you, Mona. I love you very much.
Flick fest: Cinemona is screening a selection of documentaries, short films, and feature films to accompany our current exhibition, On the Origin of Art.

This weekend, included in the price of your Mona entry ticket, see:
Ten Canoes, Saturday 28 January, 3.30pm
Creation, Sunday 29 January, 1pm
Picnic at Hanging Rock (film), Sunday 29 January, 3pm

We even have a candy bar: [ Link ]

On the Origin of Art films – Stuff to do | Mona
MONA FOMA, our festival of music and art, takes over the Mona site from today until Sunday January 22. To visit during these dates, you'll need a Day Pass or Three-Day Mona Pass. See you soon, Mofos xoxo
Fiddler/bassist on the roof, streaming live for twenty-four hours.

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The NOW now 2017: World's Longest Bass Solo - YouTube
All about that bass. This Saturday, from 4.51am.

Clayton Thomas – JAM | Mona
Amanda effing Palmer’s new effing album, Piano is Evil, is exclusively available for purchase as part of her upcoming tour. Nab yourself a copy when she performs at Mona on Friday 10 February and Saturday 11 February, 7pm.

An Evening with Amanda Palmer – Stuff to do | Mona
We're open today and every day until the end of January.

Usual hours, Wednesday–Monday, start again in February.

The Lovers, 2011, Patricia Piccinini.
Photo: Mona/Rémi Chauvin.
The Macquarie Point debate: a word on words.

Change our minds
'Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it's the only one you have.'
—Emile Chartier

'This is the only one we have.'

‘The outcome Hobart deserves’
This, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, isn’t the end, or even the beginning of the end. But we do hope it’s the end of the beginning. And we hope that this thing, this wasteland known as Macquarie Point, takes on a life of its own, as a beacon for freedom, as a memorial for wrongs, as a base for entertaining, as a space for living and learning, and as a place our community feels it has earned,...
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Shining a light on our dark past
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Mona's 'Don't Waste New Year's Day' Party

Walshy waxes lyrical on Trump, cheesecake and the origin of art (because they go so well together). Purchase the latest issue of, or subscribe to, Island magazine to read more.

Island Magazine Ed. 147 | Mona
David reflects on Florence and Fidel.

Florence Henderson
Weekend at Walshy's returns for round two.

Mona Foma Day Passes