Event
Important visitor information
18 March—31 October

CMAG is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. The CMAG Café is open from 8.30am to 3pm Monday…

Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books
Exhibition
21 March—31 October
Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books

Artists’ books are part of most artists’ vocabulary, either as drawings bound together, illustrated diaries or a response to a place, time, political or historical event, or personal emotion

Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story
Exhibition
15 February—7 November
Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story

In the early 1950s, a group of 150 young German men left the security of their homeland and the comfort of their families to travel halfway around the world to a small city called Canberra.

The Nolan Collection
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…

Flow Line: Abstraction from the CMAG collection
Exhibition
15 August—7 November
Flow Line: Abstraction from the CMAG collection

Flow Line is a term used in the oil industry that describes the behaviour of liquid forces as they move together

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’

The Art of the Fan
Exhibition
19 September—28 November
The Art of the Fan

Wendy Whitham received her first fan as a child from her aunt and uncle after they returned from a trip overseas, but it wasn’t until decades later that she started collecting fans herself

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

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

Localjinni Video Walks: What lies at the heart of the city?
Event
17 October—29 October
Localjinni Video Walks: What lies at the heart of the city?

Take a turn off the main drag and into the laneways to learn about the city’s rich history and art…

Making art in Canberra’s public domain: Legacies and Futures
Event
29 October
Making art in Canberra’s public domain: Legacies and Futures

There will be and Introduction to works associated with Contour 556 at CMAG and in Civic Square with Senior Curator…

CMAG on Saturday: Roller Landscapes
Event
7 November
CMAG on Saturday: Roller Landscapes

Calling all creative kids to be part of a workshop exploring landscape paintings in the SEEING CANBERRA exhibition

Reel Classics: The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Event
14 November
Reel Classics: The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

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

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

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…

Reel Classics: Jour de Fete (1949)
Event
28 November
Reel Classics: Jour de Fete (1949)

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