Exhibitions

Exhibition
The Nolan Collection

The Nolan Collection is an iconic group of paintings from 1945 to 1953 by Sidney Nolan that the artist gifted to the nation in 1974

Seeing Canberra
Exhibition
7 March 2020—17 July
Seeing Canberra

As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly invited visual representation

Crafting Canberra
Exhibition
Crafting Canberra

Bringing together works of art and social history objects from the CMAG collection, Crafting Canberra explores how the Canberra community…

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism
Exhibition
22 August 2020—13 March
Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism

For Sidney Nolan, his boyhood home of the Melbourne bayside suburb of St Kilda was ‘My kitsch heaven’

Pride of Place: Julie & Andrew Carter's Australiana Ceramics Collection
Exhibition
12 December 2020—20 March
Pride of Place: Julie & Andrew Carter's Australiana Ceramics Collection

Julie and Andrew Carter share an affinity for Australiana ceramics, yet as a husband and wife duo they have amassed vastly different collections

Anna Madeleine Raupach: Unequal hours
Exhibition
23 January—15 May
Anna Madeleine Raupach: Unequal hours

Through reference to the theme of temporality in both local systems and global phenomena - from the Canberra light rail…

HABITAT: Ways of living
Exhibition
6 March—26 June
HABITAT: Ways of living

Examining imagery alluding to the built environment, HABITAT: Ways of living features works by artists from Canberra and around Australia

Remembrances of my youth
Exhibition
20 March—3 July
Remembrances of my youth

Over 1982 and 1983 Sidney Nolan grew increasingly interested in the possibilities of working with spray paint on a large…

Young Nolan Project
Exhibition
Young Nolan Project

The Young Nolan Project is a new initiative where an individual school is invited to work on an extended program and present their resulting art to the public

Past exhibitions