Exhibitions

Exhibition
KIRSTIE REA the land : a 20 year survey
13 May—20 August

Exploring the separation between our increasingly urbanised lives and the experience of the rural environment.

Canberra stories
Exhibition
Canberra stories

Social history artefacts and visual art from CMAG's permanent collection tell stories about sport, business and community in our region.

Hannah Quinlivan: Anatomy of a Drawing
Exhibition
13 April—13 August
Hannah Quinlivan: Anatomy of a Drawing

Using the glass-walled space of the gallery, Hannah Quinlivan dissects the elements of a drawing in an inversion of classic anatomical drawing

Precision: CMAG survey equipment
Exhibition
13 May—20 August
Precision: CMAG survey equipment

A display of theodolites from the CMAG Collection which is part of a larger holding of equipment used to survey the ACT.

Glass Alphabet
Exhibition
15 May—10 September
Glass Alphabet

This unique conceptual work was instigated by curator, Mel George – herself a distinguished glass artist. The work is composed of 26 individual objects, each depicting a letter of the alphabet, produced by some of Australia’s most prominent glass artists connected with the Canberra region.

Aviary
Exhibition
22 May—30 July
Aviary

Aviary presents a gaggle of bird sculptures, paintings, prints and drawings drawn largely from the CMAG collection, which will be flocking into the gallery and nesting for several months

The Foundation Collection
Exhibition
The Foundation Collection

Works on display from the Nolan Collection by eminent Australian artist, Sir Sidney Nolan.

Jemima Parker: Material Curios
Exhibition
12 August—26 November
Jemima Parker: Material Curios

Jemima Parker’s installation establishes the gallery space as equivalent to a museum display cabinet

Pulp Fiction
Exhibition
12 August—15 October
Pulp Fiction

A collection of pulp novels and original cover art from the collection of the late Graeme Flanagan and James Doig

Exhibition
Eirene Mort: A Livelihood
30 September—25 February 2018

The story at the heart of this exhibition is of a prolific artist, collaborator, teacher, writer, family historian and a ‘new woman’ pursuing a profession in the arts at the beginning of the 20th Century

Past exhibitions