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—17 July 2021
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—13 March 2021
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’

Richard Lewer: I can’t run away all my life sometimes I just have to stand and fight
Exhibition
10 October—16 January 2021
Richard Lewer: I can’t run away all my life sometimes I just have to stand and fight

Artist Richard Lewer responds to the war memorials that line ANZAC Parade in this work installed as part of the…

Tom Campbell: r.a.m.p.
Exhibition
14 November—13 February 2021
Tom Campbell: r.a.m.p.

r.a.m.p. (risk assessment management plan) is presented as a site-specific installation in the Ramp Showcase by emerging artist Tom Campbell

The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn
Exhibition
21 November—20 February 2021
The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn

Australians love grass; kicking a footy, running under a sprinkler, having a barbeque in the backyard and spending time in the garden

Sign of the Times
Exhibition
21 November—20 February 2021
Sign of the Times

In any city there are certain signs and places you walk past all the time—the milk bar, a record store…

Pride of Place: Julie & Andrew Carter's Australiana Ceramics Collection
Exhibition
12 December—20 March 2021
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

Exhibition
Anna Madeleine Raupach: Unequal hours
23 January 2021—15 May 2021

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

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