Exhibition
From Guangzhou to Braidwood: Nomchong family history
9 September 2022—26 February 2023

After migrating to Australia for the Gold Rush in the 1860s, Braidwood became home for the Chinese Nomchong family in the 1880s

Canberra Raiders: 40 years in the limelight
Exhibition
26 February 2022—27 August 2022
Canberra Raiders: 40 years in the limelight

Discover the history of the Canberra Raiders, their place in the NRL and what they mean to the fans – and the city – who support them.

Don’t forget the Milk: Celebrating 50 Years of Canberra Milk
Exhibition
3 April 2021—31 July 2021
Don’t forget the Milk: Celebrating 50 Years of Canberra Milk

Proudly sponsored by Capitol Chilled Foods, this exhibition celebrates 50 years since the ACT Milk Authority was established

The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn
Exhibition
21 November 2020—20 February 2021
The Blade: Australia’s love affair with lawn

Australians love grass; kicking a footy, running under a sprinkler, having a barbeque in the backyard and spending time in the garden

Sign of the Times
Exhibition
21 November 2020—20 February 2021
Sign of the Times

In any city there are certain signs and places you walk past all the time—the milk bar, a record store…

The Art of the Fan
Exhibition
19 September 2020—28 November 2020
The Art of the Fan

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

Crafting Canberra
Exhibition
28 July 2020—24 July 2021
Crafting Canberra

Bringing together works of art, and social history objects from the CMAG collection, Crafting Canberra explores how the Canberra community…

Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story
Exhibition
15 February 2020—7 November 2020
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.

Floor talk: AIDEX protests
Event
15 August 2019
Floor talk: AIDEX protests

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

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

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?

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

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