Exhibition
All shook up: snow domes from the collection of Sally Hopman
20 October 2018—23 March

Spring is here but snow is still falling at CMAG

Keepsakes - Kate Nixon
Exhibition
15 December 2018—6 April
Keepsakes - Kate Nixon

Christmas is a season of giving and receiving, but should we consider how much we accumulate and how these objects can start to loom too large in our imagination.

A Flag of our Own
Exhibition
9 February—4 May
A Flag of our Own

It’s been flying on our flag poles for 25 years but how much do you know about the Canberra flag?

Total Design: Derek Wrigley and the ANU Design Unit 1954-1977
Exhibition
23 March—15 June
Total Design: Derek Wrigley and the ANU Design Unit 1954-1977

The ANU Design Unit was first established in 1954 to design and manufacture furniture for a steadily growing Australian National University

Marion Hall Best: Interiors
Exhibition
23 March—15 June
Marion Hall Best: Interiors

Described as electrifying, vital and avant-garde, Marian Hall Best was the most flamboyant Australian interior designer of the 1950s through to the 1970s

Reel Classics: Tokyo Story (1953)
Event
30 March
Reel Classics: Tokyo Story (1953)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras
Exhibition
6 April—27 July
Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras

Alongside his practice as an artist and art-historian, Nigel Lendon has been an inveterate and purposeful collector of, amongst other things over 200 plastic cameras

Reel Classics: Nebraska (2013)
Event
6 April
Reel Classics: Nebraska (2013)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’
Event
13 April
Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’

Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey has become synonymous with the high impact aesthetics of Scandinavian and American modernism, yet long before the film’s launch, Australian designer Marion Hall Best created avant-garde ‘space-age’ interiors

Event
Friends of the NFSA Event: The Overlanders
26 April

Film historian Andrew Pike will present one of Australia's great film classics, screened in its entirety

Reel Classics: Nightmare Alley (1947) & Freaks (1932)
Event
27 April
Reel Classics: Nightmare Alley (1947) & Freaks (1932)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Reel Classics: The Running Jumping and Standing Still Film (1959) & A Hard Days Night (1964)
Event
11 May
Reel Classics: The Running Jumping and Standing Still Film (1959) & A Hard Days Night (1964)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Friends of the NFSA Event: TV Nostalgia - first of a series
Event
17 May
Friends of the NFSA Event: TV Nostalgia - first of a series

When television arrived in 1956 it caused profound social change and introduced Australians to a new world of entertainment with series imported from the USA and elsewhere

Reel Classics: Little Big Man (1970)
Event
18 May
Reel Classics: Little Big Man (1970)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Event
Curator Floor Talk: Marion Hall Best: Interiors
23 May

Interior Designer, Marion Hall Best was an enthusiastic supporter of emerging Australian artists, including a then up and coming Sidney Nolan.

The Nolan Foundation Collection
Exhibition
The Nolan Foundation Collection

Works on display from the Nolan Collection by eminent Australian artist, Sir Sidney Nolan.

Canberra stories
Exhibition
Canberra stories

Social history artefacts and visual art from CMAG's permanent collection tell stories about sport, business and community in our region.