Venue hire

Canberra Museum and Gallery is located in the heart of Civic and offers a range of accessible and flexible venues for hire.

A wonderful alternative to corporate venue hire facilities, CMAG is a vibrant and contemporary building, which is private and ideally located in Canberra.

Talk to us about hosting your next conference, meeting, reception, performance, class, lecture, photographic session or more.

We invite you to arrange a time to view any of the venue hire rooms below and discuss your individual needs with our professional functions staff.

All venues are within easy reach of accessible toilet facilities.

A range of equipment is available for hire. 

Discount rates are available for community and non-profit groups.

Download our venue and pricing information sheet here and booking form here.

Tel: 02 6207 2662

Our priority is to provide a safe environment for all staff and clients, so additional conditions and some restrictions apply to venue hire bookings until further notice. In order to accommodate social distancing , venue capacity limits apply as listed in the descriptions below.

Due to ongoing easing of restrictions, some venue capacities will increase with the start of the next phase of the Covid Recovery Plan. Feel free to discuss your options with us.

Download a copy of CMAG's COVID Safe plan


A stunning location suitable for receptions, launches, recitals, cocktail parties and fundraisers. Guests arrive to a room flooded in natural light with magnificent wooden floors. The Foyer is a large flexible space which includes access to an internal courtyard. 

Capacity: 85 people


CMAG Foyer


Suitable for presentations, workshops, seminars and conferences. Fitted out with  contemporary audio and projection equipment. 
Capacity: 48 people [seating arrangements apply].


Suitable for executive meetings, workshops and professional discussions. This elegant self-contained room is tranquil and completely enclosed, the Boardroom includes a private kitchenette and balcony.
Capacity: recommended 14 seated around boardroom table, maximum capacity 20 people.

Public Meeting Room 

Suitable for seminars, business meetings, workshops, planning days and training sessions, the Public Meeting Room contains long tables and seating. 
Capacity: recommended 24 seated at tables, maximum capacity 26 people.