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

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

In Conversation with Martin Gascoigne and Virginia Rigney
Event
19 August 2020
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…

Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War
Event
9 October 2019
Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War

Discover the story behind the Women Against Rape in Warprotests of the early 1980s with Dr Gail Radford and Di Lucas

Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations
Event
21 September 2019
Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations

Join us for an intergenerational conversation about environmental activism.

Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy
Event
5 September 2019
Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy

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

Floor Talk and Demonstration: Gail Nichols
Event
6 July 2019
Floor Talk and Demonstration: Gail Nichols

Come and hear Gail Nichols talk about her recently acquired hooked rug, Autumn Leaves, on display as part of The Art of Giving: Works from the Meredith Hinchliffe Fund

Floor Talk: Derek Wrigley and Roger Benjamin in conversation
Event
13 June 2019
Floor Talk: Derek Wrigley and Roger Benjamin in conversation

Architect and designer Derek Wrigley in conversation with Roger Benjamin, Professor of Art History, University of Sydney

Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’
Event
Booked Out
13 April 2019
Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’
Booked out

Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey has become synonymous with the high impact aesthetics of Scandinavian and American modernism, yet long before the film’s launch, Australian designer Marion Hall Best created avant-garde ‘space-age’ interiors

Floor Talk: Flag designer, Ivo Ostyn
Event
12 March 2019
Floor Talk: Flag designer, Ivo Ostyn

Join Ivo Ostyn, designer of the ACT flag, and hear about the process of developing the existing design 25 years ago

Event
EuroVisions: Curator Floor Talk
29 November 2018

Accompany Michael Desmond, independent curator, in a lunch-time discussion of visual complexity and delight in contemporary European art

Collector Floor Talk: Sally Hopman
Event
1 November 2018
Collector Floor Talk: Sally Hopman

Join collector Sally Hopman to discover why snowdomes are not tacky; how she can admit to having more than 500…

Artist talk: Trevor Dickinson
Event
22 October 2018
Artist talk: Trevor Dickinson

Climb on board! Artist Trevor Dickinson will take you on a tour of Canberra via his CMAG celebrating the city’s concrete bus shelters

Floor talk: Grace Cochrane and Martyn Jolly
Event
27 September 2018
Floor talk: Grace Cochrane and Martyn Jolly

Join Grace Cochrane, artist, curator, writer and consultant in conversation with Martyn Jolly, artist, writer and Associate Professor at the Australian National University School of Art and Design

Curator floor talk
Event
6 September 2018
Curator floor talk

Join Mark Bayly to discover more about how Parliament House's design and location on Capital Hill combine to illuminate ideas about location and landscape

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Floor talk: Mandy Martin and Libby Robin
7 August 2018

Join the Mandy Martin in conversation with Professor Libby Robin from the ANU College of Science

NAIDOC week event: Artist Floor Talk - Unfinished Business
Event
12 July 2018
NAIDOC week event: Artist Floor Talk - Unfinished Business

Gain a deeper insight into Unfinished Business, a photographic exhibition that tells 30 stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disability

Floor talk: Building a collection
Event
7 July 2018
Floor talk: Building a collection

How do you determine what is included in one of the country’s most significant art collections?