Past exhibitions

Exhibition
Circle
25 November 2016—12 February 2017

Original works by celebrated author-artist Jeannie Baker from her new book Circle

Memory of the World in Canberra
Exhibition
12 November 2016—19 March 2017
Memory of the World in Canberra

Discover the rich documentary heritage held in Canberra’s premier cultural institutions and the contribution made to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register by Canberra's librarians, archivists, curators and conservators.

CAPO 2016
Exhibition
14 October 2016—22 October 2016
CAPO 2016

Canberra’s Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation presents its annual exhibition and auction of works by some of our region’s most exciting visual artists.

Mariana del Castillo:  Fugitive faith – a conscripted oath
Exhibition
1 October 2016—5 March 2017
Mariana del Castillo: Fugitive faith – a conscripted oath

In this exhibition the artist continues to explore the themes and forms of her recent work, employing largely recycled materials…

Emerging Artist Support Scheme (EASS) exhibition: Hilary Hanrahan - Cascade
Exhibition
17 September 2016—6 November 2016
Emerging Artist Support Scheme (EASS) exhibition: Hilary Hanrahan - Cascade

Hilary Hanrahan creates large sculptural forms from masses of brightly-dyed shredded paper that spill and cascade

Paintings from the CMAG Collection
Exhibition
17 August 2016—25 September 2016
Paintings from the CMAG Collection

A display of 15 paintings selected from the CMAG Collection by artists who are or have been Canberra region residents.

Peace, Love and World War: the Denmans, Empire and Australia, 1910–1917
Exhibition
30 July 2016—13 November 2016
Peace, Love and World War: the Denmans, Empire and Australia, 1910–1917

Lord Thomas Denman was Australia’s fifth Governor-General. He and his wife, the irrepressible Lady Gertrude Denman, resided in Australia from…

Bigger on the inside: Collecting Dr Who
Exhibition
16 July 2016—20 November 2016
Bigger on the inside: Collecting Dr Who

Timothy Kirsopp displays his entire collection in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest collection…

May Gibbs by gum
Exhibition
16 July 2016—11 September 2016
May Gibbs by gum

Beyond its phenomenal creativity, May Gibbs’ work is an early example of merchandising stories and artworks. The display presents a…

Exhibition
Michael Taylor: A Survey 1963-2016
9 July 2016—2 October 2016

Michael Taylor is one of Australia’s leading expressionist painters and one of our region’s most significant contemporary artists, with a…

Jay Kochel avarice : auspice
Exhibition
18 June 2016—18 September 2016
Jay Kochel avarice : auspice

Large, gold and inflatable, this ambitious project by Canberra artist, Jay Kochel, continues his exploration of the Japanese concept of ‘reading air’.

William Yang: Breathing the rarefied air of Canberra
Exhibition
9 April 2016—17 July 2016
William Yang: Breathing the rarefied air of Canberra

In 2007, William Yang was awarded the H.C. Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship at the Australian National University.  The entire series…

Bernie Slater: Power
Exhibition
26 March 2016—5 June 2016
Bernie Slater: Power

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

Bush Capital
Exhibition
12 March 2016—26 June 2016
Bush Capital
The natural history of the ACT

An exhibition exploring the diverse natural history of our region, thematically structured around six…

Exhibition
Canberra Nature Map
12 March 2016—26 June 2016

Gain an insight into the Canberra Nature Map project, through viewing the live Twitter feed from this citizen-led portal for…

Neil Roberts Sculptural Works
Exhibition
27 February 2016—14 March 2016
Neil Roberts Sculptural Works

Neil Roberts (1954 – 2002) is an important artist in the Canberra region whose art incorporates the ordinary detritus of…

Home in time
Exhibition
12 December 2015—24 March 2016
Home in time

The exhibition Home in Time was inspired by a book written for the centenary of Canberra. 100 Canberra Houses: A Century of Capital Architecture by Tim Reeves and Alan Roberts surveys Canberra’s domestic culture from 1913 – 2013.

Current exhibitions