Event
FLOOR TALK: Conservation
2 March

To write an informed history we need to preserve the records of the past.

Mariana del Castillo:  Fugitive faith – a conscripted oath
Exhibition
1 October 2016—5 March
Mariana del Castillo: Fugitive faith – a conscripted oath

In this exhibition the artist continues to explore the themes and forms of her recent work, employing largely recycled materials…

Memory of the World in Canberra
Exhibition
12 November 2016—19 March
Memory of the World in Canberra

Discover the rich documentary heritage held in Canberra’s premier cultural institutions and the contribution made to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register by Canberra's librarians, archivists, curators and conservators.

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.

Velocity : Vintage Racing Bikes
Exhibition
1 December 2016—13 March
Velocity : Vintage Racing Bikes

Highlights from the collection of Peter Taylor, ranging from rare Post World War II European bikes to an Australian bike raced at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics

Glass Alphabet
Exhibition
22 December 2016—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.

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.

CMAG ON SUNDAY: Cycling through CMAG
Event
5 March
CMAG ON SUNDAY: Cycling through CMAG

Marvel at Pete Taylor’s bike collection in the Velocity exhibition then design and race your own model bike around the CMAG Studio.

FLOOR TALK: Significance
Event
9 March
FLOOR TALK: Significance

The significance of items included on the UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register list gives us insight into our history and heritage.

Event
FLOOR TALK: Preservation and Access
16 March

Access to collections is crucial for communities and researchers to ensure historical evidence is preserved and available to deepen our understanding of our past.

REEL CLASSICS:  Les bas-fonds (Underworld) (1936)
Event
19 March
REEL CLASSICS: Les bas-fonds (Underworld) (1936)

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

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

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

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.

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

REEL CLASSICS: Rififi (1955)
Event
14 May
REEL CLASSICS: Rififi (1955)

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