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…

Event: The Canberra Pie Cart
Event
2 December
Event: The Canberra Pie Cart

Delicious pies! Cold Drinks! Tasty treats! Come and view Canberra’s original Pie Cart – now fully restored – and hear about its amazing history as you enjoy snacks in the sunshine.

Event
CMAG on Saturday: Backyard Fun
5 December

Calling all creative kids to be part of a workshop exploring backyard themes in THE BLADE exhibition

Floor talk: Lawn with Paul Janssens from the Parliament House
Event
9 December
Floor talk: Lawn with Paul Janssens from the Parliament House

Join us for a free lunchtime floor talk with Paul Janssens, Assistant Director of Landscape Services at Australian Parliament House

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

Collector Talk: Julie and Andrew Carter's Australiana ceramics
Event
16 December
Collector Talk: Julie and Andrew Carter's Australiana ceramics

Join collectors Julie and Andrew Carter in conversation with Visual Arts Curator Sita McAlpine for a floor talk about their expansive collection of Australiana ceramics.

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

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

Event
Excursion: the Canberra Croquet Club
23 January 2021

Gather your friends around for a fun outing to the Canberra Croquet Club

Screening: NEON (2015)
Event
27 January 2021
Screening: NEON (2015)

Be entranced by the dazzling glow of neon as you discover the history of this unique artform.

Talk: The Gents – vintage signs from the city to the outback
Event
3 February 2021
Talk: The Gents – vintage signs from the city to the outback

Who travels around Australia and takes 1000s of photos of old signs? The Gents, that’s who!