Exhibition
Eirene Mort: A Livelihood
30 September 2017—25 February

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

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.

The Foundation Collection
Exhibition
The Foundation Collection

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

Crossing threads: 50 years of the Canberra Spinners and Weavers
Exhibition
28 October 2017—18 March
Crossing threads: 50 years of the Canberra Spinners and Weavers

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

S.A. Adair - Encasement
Exhibition
9 December 2017—18 March
S.A. Adair - Encasement

Encasement is a site specific response to the glass walled space of CMAG’s Gallery 4

Unfinished business
Exhibition
21 February
Unfinished business

A photographic exhibition that tells 30 stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disability

Reel Classics: The Southerner (1945)
Event
25 February
Reel Classics: The Southerner (1945)

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

CMAG on Sunday: Growing patterns
Event
4 March
CMAG on Sunday: Growing patterns

Join us for structured afternoon workshops, led by local artist Ruth Oliphant

Artist Talk: S.A. Adair
Event
7 March
Artist Talk: S.A. Adair

Join artist S.A. Adair a she discusses her site specific installation Encasement

Event
Talk: Lakeside stories
15 March

How are we shaped by the city we live in? The Lake is Canberra’s most distinctive feature and the thing that gives the city its coordinates.

Celebration: 20 years of collecting visual art at CMAG
Exhibition
24 March—17 June
Celebration: 20 years of collecting visual art at CMAG

An exhibition which showcases the rich collections of visual art at the Canberra Museum and Gallery 

Curator Floor Talk
Event
28 March
Curator Floor Talk

Join Deborah Clark, CMAG’s Senior Curator Visual Arts as she celebrates the dazzling stars and illuminates the hidden gems in CMAG’s visual arts collection

Talk Series: Conversation about Contemporary Art
Event
6 April
Talk Series: Conversation about Contemporary Art

Join the conversation at our extended hours opening featuring Dr Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak, cultural historian, curator and arts writer to discuss art in Canberra

Tiki takeover: Tikis from the collection of Nicky Gallagher
Exhibition
7 April—30 September
Tiki takeover: Tikis from the collection of Nicky Gallagher

Explore Nicky Gallagher’s extensive collection of tikis and tiki-inspired memorabilia

Event
Collector Talk
12 April

Join collector Nicky Gallagher as she discusses the 1950s lost era of tiki-pop

School Holiday Workshop: Facetime
Event
18 April—19 April
School Holiday Workshop: Facetime

Study faces and figures in the Nolan Collection Gallery and then pose for a black and white photoshoot in the CMAG studio

T is for Toddler: Pocket Treasures
Event
8 May—10 May
T is for Toddler: Pocket Treasures

Inspired by the exhibition Celebration: 20 years of collecting visual art at CMAG children aged 2–3 years and their carers will explore creative approaches to collecting