Over 1982 and 1983 Sidney Nolan grew increasingly interested in the possibilities of working with spray paint on a large…
Examining imagery alluding to the built environment, HABITAT: Ways of living features works by artists from Canberra and around Australia
Through reference to the theme of temporality in both local systems and global phenomena - from the Canberra light rail…
Flow Line draws out cross generational connections between the twelve artists represented in the exhibition
The fires that swept through the suburbs of Canberra in 2003 were the first serious threat experienced in the history of the city
Just what is it that made 19th century magic lantern slides so enchanting, magic and powerful? Watch a live demonstration…
Flow Line is a term used in the oil industry that describes the behaviour of liquid forces as they move together
As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly invited visual representation
Dissonance is about time: our relatively brief time and geological or ‘deep’ time.
Until recently, both existed independently. Both have…
Artists’ books are part of most artists’ vocabulary, either as drawings bound together, illustrated diaries or a response to a place, time, political or historical event, or personal emotion
The void is a multifaceted concept, not simply of presence and absence, but a place that exists between distinct worldviews, is occupied by meaning and is imbued with personal, historical and ancestral significance
For artist, art historian and now collector Martyn Jolly, the magic lantern shows that came to prominence in the mid nineteenth century were much more than just the antecedent of today’s PowerPoint presentation
Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan investigates the many phenomena of glass through the use of astronomical imagery
Budawang (of Yuin Nation) spatial designer Dr Danièle Hromek with mother, Robyn Hromek and sister Siân Hromek, draw on their…
From ‘eco’ to ‘FIFO’. From high-value to high-vis. This art installation encompasses the complex political, environmental and fundamentalsocial issues that are occurring right now and for the visible future
Meredith Hinchliffe is one of CMAG’s longest standing donors. Through her annual financial gift, CMAG has been able to acquire significant works by designers, artists and craftspeople of the Canberra region.
This exhibition is inspired by the Empress Joséphine, Napoléon Bonaparte’s first wife, and the extraordinary collection she amassed at the Château de Malmaison from 1800 to 1814.