Event
Important visitor information
28 January—31 December

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

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 2020—17 July
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…

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism
Exhibition
22 August 2020—13 March
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’

Pride of Place: Julie & Andrew Carter's Australiana Ceramics Collection
Exhibition
12 December 2020—20 March
Pride of Place: Julie & Andrew Carter's Australiana Ceramics Collection

Julie and Andrew Carter share an affinity for Australiana ceramics, yet as a husband and wife duo they have amassed vastly different collections

Anna Madeleine Raupach: Unequal hours
Exhibition
23 January—15 May
Anna Madeleine Raupach: Unequal hours

Through reference to the theme of temporality in both local systems and global phenomena - from the Canberra light rail…

Canberra Re-Seen Workshop Two: Secret Scenes
Event
6 March—27 March
Canberra Re-Seen Workshop Two: Secret Scenes

Join CMAG and PhotoAccess for a unique photography workshop program developing your unique vision of our city

HABITAT: Ways of living
Exhibition
6 March—26 June
HABITAT: Ways of living

Examining imagery alluding to the built environment, HABITAT: Ways of living features works by artists from Canberra and around Australia

Event
CMAG on Saturday: Time after time
6 March

Investigate the concept of time in works of art inspired by the Unequal hours exhibition. Children will explore the exhibition…

Guest speaker: Sidney Nolan’s encounters with popular culture
Event
10 March
Guest speaker: Sidney Nolan’s encounters with popular culture

As an emerging artist in the early 1940s, Sidney Nolan returned to his childhood haunts of St Kilda and began…

Curator talk: An introduction to HABITAT with Mark Bayly
Event
17 March
Curator talk: An introduction to HABITAT with Mark Bayly

Join curator Mark Bayly in an introduction to the exhibition HABITAT: Ways of living

Remembrances of my youth
Exhibition
20 March—3 July
Remembrances of my youth

Over 1982 and 1983 Sidney Nolan grew increasingly interested in the possibilities of working with spray paint on a large…

Canberra Re-Seen Workshop Three: Ambivalent Landscapes
Event
10 April—1 May
Canberra Re-Seen Workshop Three: Ambivalent Landscapes

Join CMAG and PhotoAccess for a unique photography workshop program developing your unique vision of our city

Event
School holiday workshop: My house
14 April—15 April

The exhibition HABITAT: Ways of living explores how contemporary artists respond to the built environment and how individuals, families and…

NFSA Events: Flash Gordon Reimagined
Event
16 April
NFSA Events: Flash Gordon Reimagined

Presented by the Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive as part of the ACT Heritage Festival

Suburban Archaeology Symposium
Event
17 April
Suburban Archaeology Symposium

 A half-day event on how archaeology assists in the 'reimagining' of Canberra's past and heritage and in conservation practice