Exhibition
Colours of Canberra

Colours of Canberra showcases objects from CMAGs collection to demonstrate how Canberrans embrace colour in everyday life – from businesses and sporting teams to art and fashion choices.

CURATORS TALK: Women of Canberra
Event
8 March
CURATORS TALK: Women of Canberra

Official histories are often dominated by many worthy men, but who are some of the women that have shaped Canberra?

The Great Dino Escape: Roving Performance
Event
6 March—10 March
The Great Dino Escape: Roving Performance

Calling all dinosaur lovers. There are dinosaurs loose in the museum! 

CMAG on Saturday: Dino Days
Event
4 March 2023
CMAG on Saturday: Dino Days

Make your own dinosaur costume then roar, stomp and chomp your way through CMAG during the Enlighten Festival! 

Settled / Unsettled
Exhibition
4 March—24 June
Settled / Unsettled

Settled/ Unsettled uses the universal language of visual art to address personal and profound issues faced by Australia’s asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

Diprotodon: Megafauna @ CMAG
Exhibition
1 March—26 March
Diprotodon: Megafauna @ CMAG

Is that a giant wombat at the Canberra Museum and Gallery?

Making Their Mark: Canberra's Excellence in Handmade Design
Exhibition
1 March—1 July
Making Their Mark: Canberra's Excellence in Handmade Design

As an extension of Canberra/ Kamberri, Place & People, these design objects from our collection are made by some of the regions’ best-known makers 

Reel Classics: A Serious Man (2009)
Event
26 February
Reel Classics: A Serious Man (2009)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

2023 National Multicultural Festival at CMAG
Event
17 February—19 February
2023 National Multicultural Festival at CMAG

Join us at CMAG for the 25th National Multicultural Festival!

Event
Artist Talk: Karena Keys
15 February 2023

Join artist Karena Keys discuss her new work on display at Canberra Museum and Gallery

Reel Classics: Rear Window (1954)
Event
12 February
Reel Classics: Rear Window (1954)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

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

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.

CURATOR TALK: An armour of lace and silk - costuming the Kelly Gang
Event
22 February
CURATOR TALK: An armour of lace and silk - costuming the Kelly Gang

Join curators Virginia Rigney and Dr Jennifer Gall in their talk about Alice Babidge’s costumes for Justin Kurzel’s film The True History of the Kelly Gang and parallels with Sidney Nolan’s imagery in his Ned Kelly series.

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

Event
Art Workshop: Drawing in the gallery
21 January 2023
Booked out

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for that 'hard to buy for' someone? How about a creative drawing gift package at Canberra Museum and Gallery. 

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)

Free Christmas Concert
Event
17 December 2022
Free Christmas Concert

Get ready for the festive season with Christmas music and carols in the CMAG foyer