Australians love grass; kicking a footy, running under a sprinkler, having a barbeque in the backyard and spending time in the garden
In any city there are certain signs and places you walk past all the time—the milk bar, a record store…
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
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.
Join Guy Hansen and Jacob Grech as they discuss the AIDEX anti arms sales protests
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.
Canberra has a special relationship with activism as it is not only the location of protest on local issues but…
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
Described as electrifying, vital and avant-garde, Marian Hall Best was the most flamboyant Australian interior designer of the 1950s through to the 1970s
It’s been flying on our flag poles for 25 years but how much do you know about the Canberra flag?
Spring is here but snow is still falling at CMAG
Join architectural historian Ken Charlton and conservator Emily Birks to learn about the work and life of Alberto Dias Soares, and the conservation of some very special objects being offered to the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) Collection.
A collection of pulp novels and original cover art from the collection of the late Graeme Flanagan and James Doig
A display of theodolites from the CMAG Collection which is part of a larger holding of equipment used to survey the ACT.
Highlights from the collection of Peter Taylor, ranging from rare Post World War II European bikes to an Australian bike raced at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics
Discover the rich documentary heritage held in Canberra’s premier cultural institutions and the contribution made to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register by Canberra's librarians, archivists, curators and conservators.
Always wanted to know how to care for your heritage objects, heirlooms, antiques, photographs and works of art? Or how to look after your collection of vintage dresses?