Exhibition
Canberra stories

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

Glass Alphabet
Exhibition
22 December 2016—26 March
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.

Nah, It's Canberra
Exhibition
Nah, It's Canberra

Nah, It’s Canberra features images of Canberra shot from uncommon angles. Framed in a new way Canberra’s familiar sites reveal unlikely other lives.

REEL CLASSICS:  Donzoko (the Lower Depths) (1957)
Event
26 March
REEL CLASSICS: Donzoko (the Lower Depths) (1957)

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

TEMPORARY CLOSURE : Canberra Museum and Gallery
Event
27 March—12 May
TEMPORARY CLOSURE : Canberra Museum and Gallery

CMAG will be closed to the public Mon 27 March - Fri 12 May 2017 to allow for replacement of our building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

Hannah Quinlivan: Anatomy of a Drawing
Exhibition
13 April—30 July
Hannah Quinlivan: Anatomy of a Drawing

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

NGA COLLECTION VIEWING: Works on Paper by Sidney Nolan
Event
21 April
NGA COLLECTION VIEWING: Works on Paper by Sidney Nolan

Mark Sidney Nolan’s 100th birthday anniversary with an exclusive opportunity to view works on paper in the NGA’s collection

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

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

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 survey equipment used to chart the ACT

Event
REEL CLASSICS: Rififi (1955)
14 May

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

Artist Talk: Kirstie Rea
Event
18 May
Artist Talk: Kirstie Rea

Join award-winning and highly respected Canberra artist, Kirstie Rea, as she provides an insight into her practice and reflects on her work and teaching career over the past 30 years

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

REEL CLASSICS: Harvey (1950) + Rope (1948)
Event
28 May
REEL CLASSICS: Harvey (1950) + Rope (1948)

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