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.

REEL CLASSICS: Guess Who's coming to Dinner (1967)
Event
30 July
REEL CLASSICS: Guess Who's coming to Dinner (1967)

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

CMAG on Sunday: Peel back paint
Event
6 August
CMAG on Sunday: Peel back paint

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

Event
Floor talk: International glass market
10 August

Join curator and writer Robert Bell for an insight into why Australian glass art, and work produced in Canberra in particular, has developed such a successful international reputation

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

REEL CLASSICS: Blow-Up (1966)
Event
13 August
REEL CLASSICS: Blow-Up (1966)

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

Free Family Event - CMAG on Sunday: Book Week Special
Event
20 August
Free Family Event - CMAG on Sunday: Book Week Special

Join us for an afternoon of activities based on books shortlisted for the 2017 Picture Book and Early Childhood Book of the Year, selected by the Children’s Book Council of the Australia

Event
REEL CLASSICS: The Apartment (1960)
27 August

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

Pulp Fiction: Collector floor talk
Event
31 August
Pulp Fiction: Collector floor talk

Collector James Doig will explore the collection of Australian pulp fiction novels and original cover art amassed by himself and the late Graeme Flanagan

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