Exhibition
Karena Keys: Wanna Sip
11 February 2023—6 August 2023

Wanna Sip is a track on the 2017 album, Plunge, by Fever Ray. For Karena Keys, Wanna Sip’s lyrics resonate as an exploration of the dichotomies of self, such as: love vs loathing, vulnerability vs strength and desire vs protection, as well as the anxieties that can accompany the complexity of these emotions.

Stronger Together: Artists’ perspectives on the ACT COVID-19 frontline health response
Exhibition
4 February 2023—30 July 2023
Stronger Together: Artists’ perspectives on the ACT COVID-19 frontline health response

In late 2021,  local artists were comissioned to make works in response to the care provided to COVID-19 patients by Canberra Health Services

Platypus: A Curious Creature
Exhibition
16 January 2023—18 June 2023
Platypus: A Curious Creature

When you think of iconic Australian wildlife, the platypus is high on the list. A unique monotreme that is only found in Australia, the platypus has many endearing qualities (and some venomous ones too)

Delene White: Flower Power
Exhibition
4 December 2021—3 September 2022
Delene White: Flower Power

Delene White presents a sculptural garden of giant cyclamens that sway and bow for CMAG on the Square.

JamFactory ICON Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder - featuring animation by Jonathan Nix
Exhibition
5 November 2022—12 February 2023
JamFactory ICON Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder - featuring animation by Jonathan Nix

Tom Moore’s Abundant Wonder is part of the JamFactory’s Icon exhibition series and celebrates the achievements of South Australia’s most influential artists working in craft-based media.

Blanche Tilden – ripple effect: a 25 year survey
Exhibition
5 November 2022—12 February 2023
Blanche Tilden – ripple effect: a 25 year survey

Blanche Tilden is an innovative artist forging an international reputation in the dual fields of contemporary jewellery and studio glass

DESIGN Canberra: Golden Years
Exhibition
2 November 2022—22 November 2022
DESIGN Canberra: Golden Years

Celebrating 50 years of Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre makers, showcasing a curated selection of work from five decades…

Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop
Exhibition
17 September 2022—3 December 2022
Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop

Influential Australian Chinese artist Lindy Lee explores identity, history, spirituality and our relationship to the cosmos. She creates meditative works using light, shadow and scale across many artforms. Moon in a Dew Drop takes an in-depth look at four decades of extraordinary

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

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

Exhibition
Continuous culture
2 August 2022—26 November 2022

This display showcases works by Dr Danie Mellor, Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello OAM and Paul House -  established Indigenous Australian artists working in the Canberra region

Life is Art: Works by John Nixon from the collection of Susan Taylor and Peter Jones
Exhibition
30 July 2022—19 November 2022
Life is Art: Works by John Nixon from the collection of Susan Taylor and Peter Jones

John Nixon (1949-2020) was one of Australia’s foremost abstract artists, a prolific creator, experimenter, curator and teacher for over 50 years

SKI: from the CMAG collection
Exhibition
29 July 2022—3 September 2022
SKI: from the CMAG collection

Crisp winter days with snowfall on the ground can only mean one thing - get the skis out!

Back to the Boombox
Exhibition
11 April 2022—16 July 2022
Back to the Boombox

This exhibition showcases Kinloch Kilby's private collection of boomboxes

Sidney Nolan: Inferno
Exhibition
9 April 2022—17 September 2022
Sidney Nolan: Inferno

Nolan immersed himself in the myths of the Greeks, reading the Iliad and visiting Gallipoli, so close to Troy. He…

Exhibition
Connection Point: Contemporary established fibre textile artists of ACT and NSW
5 March 2022—18 June 2022

This exhibition highlights fibre textile art from CMAG’s own collection, alongside works from textile artists from ACT and NSW.

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.

Dean Cross: Sometimes I Miss the Applause
Exhibition
9 July 2022—22 October 2022
Dean Cross: Sometimes I Miss the Applause

Presented in dialogue with Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise is a newly commissioned installation by Dean Cross