Event
Floor talk: AIDEX protests
15 August 2019

Join Guy Hansen and Jacob Grech as they discuss the AIDEX anti arms sales protests

Old Graham: Collecting in the bush
Exhibition
10 August 2019—30 November 2019
Old Graham: Collecting in the bush

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.

Activism: forces for change in Canberra
Exhibition
13 July 2019—2 November 2019
Activism: forces for change in Canberra

Canberra has a special relationship with activism as it is not only the location of protest on local issues but…

Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras
Exhibition
6 April 2019—27 July 2019
Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras

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

Marion Hall Best: Interiors
Exhibition
23 March 2019—15 June 2019
Marion Hall Best: Interiors

Described as electrifying, vital and avant-garde, Marian Hall Best was the most flamboyant Australian interior designer of the 1950s through to the 1970s

A Flag of our Own
Exhibition
9 February 2019—13 April 2019
A Flag of our Own

It’s been flying on our flag poles for 25 years but how much do you know about the Canberra flag?

All shook up: snow domes from the collection of Sally Hopman
Exhibition
20 October 2018—23 March 2019
All shook up: snow domes from the collection of Sally Hopman

Spring is here but snow is still falling at CMAG

Alberto Dias Soares: Architect and clergyman 1830-1909
Event
6 December 2017—6 December 2017
Alberto Dias Soares: Architect and clergyman 1830-1909

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.

Pulp Fiction
Exhibition
12 August 2017—15 October 2017
Pulp Fiction

A collection of pulp novels and original cover art from the collection of the late Graeme Flanagan and James Doig

Exhibition
Precision: CMAG survey equipment
13 May 2017—20 August 2017

A display of theodolites from the CMAG Collection which is part of a larger holding of equipment used to survey the ACT.

Velocity : Vintage Racing Bikes
Exhibition
1 December 2016—23 March 2017
Velocity : Vintage Racing Bikes

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

Memory of the World in Canberra
Exhibition
12 November 2016—19 March 2017
Memory of the World in Canberra

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.

HERITAGE FESTIVAL EVENT: Discovery / recovery
Event
16 April 2016
HERITAGE FESTIVAL EVENT: Discovery / recovery

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?

Bush Capital
Exhibition
12 March 2016—26 June 2016
Bush Capital
The natural history of the ACT

An exhibition exploring the diverse natural history of our region, thematically structured around six…

Exhibition
Home in time
12 December 2015—24 March 2016

The exhibition Home in Time was inspired by a book written for the centenary of Canberra. 100 Canberra Houses: A Century of Capital Architecture by Tim Reeves and Alan Roberts surveys Canberra’s domestic culture from 1913 – 2013.

Eirene Mort: A Livelihood
Exhibition
30 September 2017—25 February 2018
Eirene Mort: A Livelihood

The story at the heart of this exhibition is of a prolific artist, collaborator, teacher, writer, family historian and a ‘new woman’ pursuing a profession in the arts at the beginning of the 20th Century

2113: A Canberra Odyssey
Exhibition
13 July 2013—3 November 2013
2113: A Canberra Odyssey

Take a journey through time to explore dimensions of Canberra's future and past. A major Centenary exhibition that examines time, place and identity through the interplay of art, science and historical material.