Exhibition
Fashioned Here
3 September 2011—22 January 2012

Fashioned Here unpacks the wardrobe of Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG). The exhibition shows the work of fashion designers and related private businesses that are represented in CMAG’s permanent collection, as well as selected current designers.

Caught in the ACT
Exhibition
19 September 2009—24 January 2010
Caught in the ACT

This exhibition explored the history of crime and punishment in the Canberra region since the early 1800s, exploring the growth of the ACT from rural settlement to capital city and the resulting change in both the types of crime and our methods of coping with it.

FLOOR TALK: Curators’ perspectives
Event
21 September 2016
FLOOR TALK: Curators’ perspectives

Listen to two different curatorial insights into the work of Michael Taylor and discover how one of the region’s most significant artists developed over the period of his career

FLOOR TALK: Adam Leavesley – fire in the landscape
Event
18 May 2016
FLOOR TALK: Adam Leavesley – fire in the landscape

Find out about fire science and how the ACT Parks and Conservation Service Fire Unit is helping to protect people…

FLOOR TALK: Michael Desmond and Derek O’Connor
Event
31 August 2016
FLOOR TALK: Michael Desmond and Derek O’Connor

Join curator Michael Desmonds and artist Derek O’Connor as they discuss the work of one of the region’s finest painters

Woodlands walk: Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Event
13 May 2016
Woodlands walk: Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Investigate the ACT’s most iconic landscape – woodlands. Discover woodland wildlife, ecology and cultural heritage.

FLOOR TALK: William Yang
Event
Booked Out
23 April 2016
FLOOR TALK: William Yang
Booked out

Join photographer William Yang as he discusses his works in the exhibition William Yang: Breathing the rarefied air of Canberra. In association with the Canberra Theatre Centre.

ARTIST TALK: Bernie Slater
Event
5 April 2016
ARTIST TALK: Bernie Slater

Power is a unique exhibition in which viewers take home a retail style product containing printed artworks that lampoon power…

FILM SCREENING: William Yang: My Generation (2013, M)
Event
16 July 2016—16 July 2016
FILM SCREENING: William Yang: My Generation (2013, M)

In the 70s and 80s, photographer William Yang captured his experience of Sydney’s emerging artistic, literary, theatrical and queer circles…

Event
FLOOR TALK: Tim Reeves
15 December 2015

Join 100 Canberra Houses author Tim Reeves with CMAG Senior Curator of Social History Dale Middleby as they tour Home in Time and reflect on the architecture and stories of some of Canberra’s distinctive homes.

FLOOR TALK: Frank Bongiorno
Event
19 October 2016
FLOOR TALK: Frank Bongiorno

Join Frank Bongiorno, Associate Professor, School of History, Australian National University to delve into the lives of the Denmans and…

NGA COLLECTION VIEWING: Michael Taylor’s drawings and etchings
Event
7 September 2016
NGA COLLECTION VIEWING: Michael Taylor’s drawings and etchings

Join Deborah Clark, CMAG’s Senior Curator, Visual Arts for an exclusive opportunity to view a range of Michael Taylor’s drawings and etchings from the NGA’s collection

FORUM AND SCREENING: Artists in Partnership
Event
17 September 2016
FORUM AND SCREENING: Artists in Partnership

Discover more about our region’s artist couples, inspiring each other in their pursuit of creativity and artistic expression

SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP: Paint Lab
Event
14 July 2016—15 July 2016
SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP: Paint Lab

Dip into a playful and experimental look at the process of painting. View a range of paintings by Michael Taylor…

Event
Wetlands walk: Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Dairy Road Fyshwick
19 June 2016

Join Rangers from the ACT Parks and Conservation Service for walking tours across the habitats featured in the exhibition, Bush Capital

FLOOR TALK: Conservation
Event
2 March 2017
FLOOR TALK: Conservation

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

CMAG on Sunday: Globe trotters
Event
5 February 2017—5 February 2017
CMAG on Sunday: Globe trotters
Booking fast

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