Past exhibitions

Exhibition
F!NK & Friends
10 December 2015—27 April 2016

This display of nine anodised and powder coated aluminium decorative and functional objects reflects some of the rich tradition of…

Wendy Saddington: Underground icon
Exhibition
5 December 2015—19 June 2016
Wendy Saddington: Underground icon

Follow the development of Saddington’s career as a cult celebrity and a key figure in Australian popular music history.

EASS Exhibition: Millán Pintos-Lopez
Exhibition
30 November 2015—31 January 2016
EASS Exhibition: Millán Pintos-Lopez

Millán graduated with First Class Honours in Printmedia and Drawing, from the ANU School of Art. At this time he was awarded the CMAG Emerging Artist Support Scheme (EASS) exhibition.

Holly Granville-Edge
Exhibition
21 November 2015—21 February 2016
Holly Granville-Edge

CMAG is giving its foyer screen over to the Instagram account of local artist Holly Granville Edge for the Summer of ’15.

Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914
Exhibition
21 November 2015—21 February 2016
Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914

The exhibition celebrates the art of the newly-federated Australia alongside the work of Australians working in Europe during these formative years of the new century. 

Eirene Mort: A Livelihood
Exhibition
30 September 2017—25 February 2018
Eirene Mort: A Livelihood

The story at the heart of this exhibition is of a prolific artist, collaborator, teacher, writer, family historian and a ‘new woman’ pursuing a profession in the arts at the beginning of the 20th Century

CAPO
Exhibition
31 October 2015—7 November 2015
CAPO

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

Nicola Dickson - Close Encounters: the Voyage of Bruni D'Entrecasteaux
Exhibition
10 October 2015—14 February 2016
Nicola Dickson - Close Encounters: the Voyage of Bruni D'Entrecasteaux

During a French naval voyage to Australia and the Western Pacific in 1791-1794, encounters with people and place were recorded by the artist Jean Piron.

Punuku Tjukurpa
Exhibition
3 October 2015—29 November 2015
Punuku Tjukurpa

Punuku Tjukurpa is an exhibition of works from the Maruku Arts archive at Mutitjulu near Uluru in the Northern Territory.

Exhibition
Fashion and Fantasy: 21st century fashion dolls
12 September 2015—22 November 2015

An exhibition of fashion dolls from the collection of Julie Manley

INK REMIX: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong  - 墨變:中國大陸、臺灣、香港當代藝術
Exhibition
7 September 2015—18 October 2015
INK REMIX: Contemporary art from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong - 墨變:中國大陸、臺灣、香港當代藝術

Contemporary ink art has emerged as one of the most important artistic trends in recent years in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.  It has attracted significant attention internationally, and this is the first exhibition presented in Australia to respond to developments in ink art from across this region.

X-rated: the sex industry in the ACT
Exhibition
28 March 2015—20 September 2015
X-rated: the sex industry in the ACT

Pollies, porn and pyrotechnics. The sex capital of Australia. Pornberra. Since the 1980s Canberra has been synonymous with sex in…

PULSE: Reflections on the body
Exhibition
18 October 2014—22 February 2015
PULSE: Reflections on the body

PULSE: Reflections on the body asks us to consider our bodies and ultimately, how  our views on the body inform what we think it is to be human.

Elioth Gruner: the texture of light
Exhibition
8 March 2014—22 June 2014
Elioth Gruner: the texture of light

In 2014 the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) mounted a survey exhibition of the art of Elioth Gruner (1882-1939), one of Australia’s most important painters of landscape.

Exhibition
Lens Love: the tender gaze of six Canberra region photographers
30 November 2013—23 February 2014

Soak up the work of some of Canberra's established photographers in this survey exhibition spanning over thirty years of practice.

2113: A Canberra Odyssey
Exhibition
13 July 2013—3 November 2013
2113: A Canberra Odyssey

Take a journey through time to explore dimensions of Canberra's future and past. A major Centenary exhibition that examines time, place and identity through the interplay of art, science and historical material.

King O'Malley
Exhibition
29 October 2011—12 March 2012
King O'Malley

Few politicians in Australia’s history have been as colourful, and none so enigmatic, as King O’Malley.

Current exhibitions