Exhibition
Martyn Jolly’s Phantasmagoria
10 June—5 September

For artist, art historian and now collector Martyn Jolly, the magic lantern shows that came to prominence in the mid nineteenth century were much more than just the antecedent of today’s PowerPoint presentation

In Conversation with Martin Gascoigne and Virginia Rigney
Event
19 August
In Conversation with Martin Gascoigne and Virginia Rigney

Rosalie Gascoigne developed a completely new way of seeing the landscape of the Canberra region.This vision gradually evolved from her…

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

Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance
Exhibition
13 June—3 October
Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance

We live in a time of disruption, distraction and instability; what was once certain no longer is. ‘Dissonance’ refers to…

Seeing Canberra
Exhibition
7 March—24 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

Exhibition
Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism
22 August—13 March 2021

For Sidney Nolan, his boyhood home of the Melbourne bayside suburb of St Kilda was ‘My kitsch heaven’

Reel Classics: Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004)
Event
29 August
Reel Classics: Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004)

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

Collector Talk: Martyn Jolly’s Phantasmagoria
Event
2 September
Collector Talk: Martyn Jolly’s Phantasmagoria

Just what is it that made 19th century magic lantern slides so enchanting, magic and powerful? Watch a live demonstration…

CMAG on Saturday: Artists Books
Event
5 September
CMAG on Saturday: Artists Books

Calling all creative kids to be part of a workshop exploring artists books in the PLACE exhibition

Panel Conversation: After the fires - seeing Canberra in a new light
Event
9 September
Panel Conversation: After the fires - seeing Canberra in a new light

The fires that swept through the suburbs of Canberra in 2003 were the first serious threat experienced in the history of the city

Exhibition
The Art of the Fan
12 September—28 November

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

Reel Classics: Before Midnight (2013)
Event
12 September
Reel Classics: Before Midnight (2013)

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

In conversation: Ham Darroch and Guy Warren
Event
23 September
In conversation: Ham Darroch and Guy Warren

Flow Line draws out cross generational connections between the twelve artists represented in the exhibition