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

Djinjama: Defying the grid
Exhibition
2 November—22 February 2020
Djinjama: Defying the grid

Budawang (of Yuin Nation) spatial designer Dr Danièle Hromek with mother, Robyn Hromek and sister Siân Hromek, draw on their…

Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan: Wavelength
Exhibition
9 November—14 March 2020
Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan: Wavelength

Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan investigates the many phenomena of glass through the use of astronomical imagery

Hi-Vis Futures
Exhibition
16 November—1 February 2020
Hi-Vis Futures

From ‘eco’ to ‘FIFO’. From high-value to high-vis. This art installation encompasses the complex political, environmental and fundamentalsocial issues that are occurring right now and for the visible future

Growing Up Optional
Exhibition
14 December—21 March 2020
Growing Up Optional

Anneka Losik describes her collection as a ‘mishmash of things that she loves’ and what she loves is everything pop culture

Board Game Marathon Drop-In Day
Event
16 January 2020
Board Game Marathon Drop-In Day

Spend a fun family day, or just a lazy half-hour at CMAG these school holidays playing board games!

In Conversation with Anneka Losik: Pop Culture Obsession
Event
23 January 2020
In Conversation with Anneka Losik: Pop Culture Obsession

Join collector Anneka Losik as she discusses her love of pop culture and passion for collecting

Children's Art Workshop with Naomi Zouwer: Creating a Sustainable World
Event
1 February 2020
Children's Art Workshop with Naomi Zouwer: Creating a Sustainable World

Learn simple construction techniques to make flora and fauna out of a range of discarded materials to create a ‘healthy habitat’ with fellow participants

Youth Climate Forum: Working Towards a Sustainable Future
Event
1 February 2020
Youth Climate Forum: Working Towards a Sustainable Future

Are you aged 12 - 25 and passionate about climate activism? Would you like the opportunity to talk, and workshop your ideas with leading political and scientific experts in the field?

Event
Reel Classics: Chinatown (USA, 1974)
8 February 2020

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

NFSA Events: Charlie Chaplin Triple: The Adventurer, The Cure and Easy Street
Event
14 February 2020
NFSA Events: Charlie Chaplin Triple: The Adventurer, The Cure and Easy Street

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

Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story
Exhibition
15 February 2020—18 July 2020
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.

VOID
Exhibition
15 February 2020—2 May 2020
VOID

The void is a multifaceted concept, not simply of presence and absence, but a place that exists between distinct worldviews, is occupied by meaning and is imbued with personal, historical and ancestral significance

Artist’s Talk and Yarning Circle
Event
21 February 2020
Artist’s Talk and Yarning Circle

Join us as we discuss the artistic and collaborative process behind Djinjama: Defying the grid

Event
National Multicultural Festival Children’s Sanctuary at Canberra Museum and Gallery and Civic Library
22 February 2020—23 February 2020

Visit the Children’s Sanctuary at Civic Library and Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) and enjoy a place for children and their families to play, create and take part in a range of cultural activities

In Conversation: Threads and Connections with Dr Antonino Nielfi
Event
27 February 2020
In Conversation: Threads and Connections with Dr Antonino Nielfi

Discover the visual and poetic influences of French painter Paul Cézanne and poet Arthur Rimbaud on the artist Sidney Nolan

THE MASS
Exhibition
28 February 2020—6 June 2020
THE MASS

LENDON/BEER’s THE MASS is the latest collaborative work by Emma Beer and Nigel Lendon