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MCA Sydney Unveils New Series of Artist’s Impressions of the New Building

SYDNEY.- Following the announcement last year that the Museum of Contemporary Art had received planning approval for its $50 million redevelopment, the Museum unveiled this new series of artist’s impressions of the new building. As the images illustrate, plans for the new museum are taking shape at a rapid rate under the guidance of Sydney architect Sam Marshall, and the Government Architect’s office. These images showcase how the redevelopment will create a contemporary northern wing with education as a continuing central focus of the revamped Museum. The wing will house a National Centre for Creative Learning with workshop spaces for schools and after-school programs. There will be new facilities for the MCA’s renowned Bella program for young people with specific needs, as well as a digital classroom, multi media room, artists research library, resource room and lecture theatre/new media events space, which will