Exhibition
Crafting Canberra
28 July 2020—24 July

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

Seeing Canberra
Exhibition
7 March 2020—24 July
Seeing Canberra

As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly invited visual representation

Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance
Exhibition
13 June 2020—3 October 2020
Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance

Dissonance is about time: our relatively brief time and geological or ‘deep’ time.
Until recently, both existed independently. Both have…

CMAG on Saturday: The World Turns Modern
Event
6 June 2020
CMAG on Saturday: The World Turns Modern

Calling all creative kids to be part of a practical workshop exploring The World Turns Modern exhibition

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.

Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books
Exhibition
21 March 2020—31 October 2020
Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books

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 MASS
Exhibition
28 February 2020—6 June 2020
THE MASS

LENDON/BEER’s THE MASS is the latest collaborative work by Emma Beer and Nigel Lendon

VOID
Exhibition
15 February 2020—1 August 2020
VOID

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

In Conversation with Dawn Waterhouse: Reflections on 1928 – 1951
Event
12 March 2020
In Conversation with Dawn Waterhouse: Reflections on 1928 – 1951

Celebrate Canberra Day at CMAG with one of our city's longest residents, Dawn Waterhouse

Event
In Conversation with Martin Gascoigne and Virginia Rigney
19 August 2020

Rosalie Gascoigne developed a completely new way of seeing the landscape of the Canberra region.This vision gradually evolved from her…

Martyn Jolly’s Phantasmagoria
Exhibition
10 June 2020—5 September 2020
Martyn Jolly’s Phantasmagoria

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

Reel Classics: The Italian Straw Hat (France, 1928)
Event
29 February 2020
Reel Classics: The Italian Straw Hat (France, 1928)

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

In Conversation: Threads and Connections with Dr Antonino Nielfi
Event
27 February 2020
In Conversation: Threads and Connections with Dr Antonino Nielfi

Discover the visual and poetic influences of French painter Paul Cézanne and poet Arthur Rimbaud on the artist Sidney Nolan

Growing Up Optional
Exhibition
14 December 2019—28 March 2020
Growing Up Optional

Anneka Losik describes her collection as a ‘mishmash of things that she loves’ and what she loves is everything pop culture

Event
National Multicultural Festival Family Spaces at Canberra Museum and Gallery, Civic Library and Glebe Park
22 February 2020—22 February 2020

Visit the National Multicultural Festival’s Family Spaces to play, create and take part in a range of cultural activities. 

Artist’s Talk and Yarning Circle
Event
21 February 2020
Artist’s Talk and Yarning Circle

Join us as we discuss the artistic and collaborative process behind Djinjama: Defying the grid

Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan: Wavelength
Exhibition
9 November 2019—14 March 2020
Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan: Wavelength

Emeirely Nucifora-Ryan investigates the many phenomena of glass through the use of astronomical imagery