Exhibition
Canberra stories

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

The Foundation Collection
Exhibition
The Foundation Collection

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

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

Jemima Parker: Material Curios
Exhibition
2 September—26 November
Jemima Parker: Material Curios

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

IN THE CITY: TV POD talks at CMAG
Event
15 September—8 December
IN THE CITY: TV POD talks at CMAG

A series of three evening talks presented in partnership with ScreenCanberra where top TV industry players share their understanding of changing…

School Holiday Activites: Hello Spring!
Event
23 September—8 October
School Holiday Activites: Hello Spring!

Bloom, grow and shine at CMAG during the spring school holidays

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

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

CMAG On Sunday: History repeats
Event
8 October
CMAG On Sunday: History repeats

Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artist Jacqueline Bradley

Curator Floor Talk - Eirene Mort: a livelihood
Event
12 October
Curator Floor Talk - Eirene Mort: a livelihood

Glimpse into the mind of a curator with Dale Middleby, CMAG’s Senior Curator Social History, as she explores Eirene Mort: a livelihood

Event
Screening: Pulp classics - The Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
13 October

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive present pulp classics

Martin Rowney
Exhibition
14 October—18 February 2018
Martin Rowney

Rowney is the winner of the CMAG 2017 ANU Emerging Artist Support Scheme Award

Reel Classics: The Lady From Shanghai (1947)
Event
15 October
Reel Classics: The Lady From Shanghai (1947)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Crossing threads: 50 years of the Canberra Spinners and Weavers
Exhibition
28 October—18 March 2018
Crossing threads: 50 years of the Canberra Spinners and Weavers

This year is the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Canberra Spinners & Weavers

Reel Classics: Crimes and Misdemeanours (1989)
Event
29 October
Reel Classics: Crimes and Misdemeanours (1989)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Event
Curator talk: Jennifer Thompson
9 November

Discover more about the intriguing relationship between Arthur Boyd and Sidney Nolan with Jennifer Thompson, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at Bundanon Trust

Canberra Treasure: The Cover Story, Part 2
Event
10 November
Canberra Treasure: The Cover Story, Part 2

Radio personality and record collector David Kilby takes us on a quirky show-and-tell journey through the vinyl album covers of yesteryear

Reel Classics: Occurrence at Owl Creek (1962) + The Red badge of Courage (1951)
Event
12 November
Reel Classics: Occurrence at Owl Creek (1962) + The Red badge of Courage (1951)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema