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

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

French Collection Nicola Dickson
Exhibition
12 April—10 August
French Collection Nicola Dickson

This exhibition is inspired by the Empress Joséphine, Napoléon Bonaparte’s first wife, and the extraordinary collection she amassed at the Château de Malmaison from 1800 to 1814.

The Art of Giving: Works from the Meredith Hinchliffe Fund
Exhibition
7 May—24 August
The Art of Giving: Works from the Meredith Hinchliffe Fund

Meredith Hinchliffe is one of CMAG’s longest standing donors. Through her annual financial gift, CMAG has been able to acquire significant works by designers, artists and craftspeople of the Canberra region.

NFSA events and screenings
Event
21 June—16 August
NFSA events and screenings

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film

Activism: forces for change in Canberra
Exhibition
13 July—2 November
Activism: forces for change in Canberra

Canberra has a special relationship with activism as it is not only the location of protest on local issues but…

Redefining Leadership
Exhibition
13 July—2 November
Redefining Leadership

Redfining Leadership is an Exhibition from Women with Disabilities ACT with photography by Akka Ballenger Constantin

Activism: Curator Floor Talk
Event
25 July
Activism: Curator Floor Talk

Explore the many ways Canberrans show they care

Reel Classics: Forty Ninth Parallel (1941)
Event
27 July
Reel Classics: Forty Ninth Parallel (1941)

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

Panel: 50th anniversary of LGBTIQ activism and reform in Canberra
Event
27 July
Panel: 50th anniversary of LGBTIQ activism and reform in Canberra
Booking fast

Australia’s first organisation for homosexual rights, the Homosexual Law Reform Society of the ACT, was founded on 27 July 1969 at a public meeting in Canberra.

Event
Film Screening: Looby
8 August

Looby is the story of what happens when an artist chooses to speak out

OLD GRAHAM: Collecting in the bush
Exhibition
10 August—30 November
OLD GRAHAM: Collecting in the bush

After buying and restoring ‘Old Graham’ House at Hovells Creek, John and Liz Baker began to collect all sorts of colonial and Australiana items to fill it.

Reel Classics: Babette’s Feast (1987)
Event
10 August
Reel Classics: Babette’s Feast (1987)

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

Floor talk: AIDEX protests
Event
15 August
Floor talk: AIDEX protests

Join Guy Hansen and Jacob Grech as they discuss the AIDEX anti arms sales protests

Children's Workshop: Puppet Making with Hilary Talbot
Event
17 August
Children's Workshop: Puppet Making with Hilary Talbot

Join renowned artist Hilary Talbot for a puppet making workshop especially for kids

Event
Collector Talk: John and Liz Baker
21 August

Learn what inspires John and Liz Baker to collect an object to put in their home.

Reel Classics: Calamity Jane (1953)
Event
24 August
Reel Classics: Calamity Jane (1953)

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

Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy
Event
5 September
Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy has been the focus for Aboriginal political rights in Canberra for the past 47 years