Event
Bakelite Workshop: Shined-up and looking right
15 June 2019—16 June 2019

Spend two days in the 1960s and discover why grandad is always going on about his old camera!

Floor Talk: Derek Wrigley and Roger Benjamin in conversation
Event
13 June 2019
Floor Talk: Derek Wrigley and Roger Benjamin in conversation

Architect and designer Derek Wrigley in conversation with Roger Benjamin, Professor of Art History, University of Sydney

World Environment Day Conversation: Plastic – who knew?
Event
5 June 2019
World Environment Day Conversation: Plastic – who knew?

Drawing on the provocation of the three exhibitions in CMAG’s design series, panellists reflect on the changing perception of plastic – from wonder material to an environmental scourge. Can new formulations contribute to a sustainable future?

Guest Speaker: Lucy Trench, Sidney Nolan Trust UK
Event
3 June 2019
Guest Speaker: Lucy Trench, Sidney Nolan Trust UK

Lucy Trench, Board Member of the Sidney Nolan Trust UK, will present an illustrated talk on Nolan’s life in the UK

Curator Floor Talk: Marion Hall Best: Interiors
Event
23 May 2019
Curator Floor Talk: Marion Hall Best: Interiors

Interior Designer, Marion Hall Best was an enthusiastic supporter of emerging Australian artists, including a then up and coming Sidney Nolan.

Reel Classics: Little Big Man (1970)
Event
18 May 2019
Reel Classics: Little Big Man (1970)

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

Friends of the NFSA Event: TV Nostalgia - first of a series
Event
17 May 2019
Friends of the NFSA Event: TV Nostalgia - first of a series

When television arrived in 1956 it caused profound social change and introduced Australians to a new world of entertainment with series imported from the USA and elsewhere

Walk: Mid-century ANU Acton Campus
Event
Booked Out
16 May 2019
Walk: Mid-century ANU Acton Campus
Booked out

Join ANU Heritage Advisor Amy Jarvis on a stroll around the ANU Acton Campus

Reel Classics: The Running Jumping and Standing Still Film (1959) & A Hard Days Night (1964)
Event
11 May 2019
Reel Classics: The Running Jumping and Standing Still Film (1959) & A Hard Days Night (1964)

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

Event
Photography workshop: Plastic Fantastic
11 May 2019—1 June 2019

Join CMAG and PhotoAccess for a hands-on workshop exploring how plastic revolutionised photography.

The Art of Giving: Works from the Meredith Hinchliffe Fund
Exhibition
7 May 2019—24 August 2019
The Art of Giving: Works from the Meredith Hinchliffe Fund

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.

Reel Classics: Nightmare Alley (1947) & Freaks (1932)
Event
27 April 2019
Reel Classics: Nightmare Alley (1947) & Freaks (1932)

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

Friends of the NFSA Event: The Overlanders
Event
26 April 2019
Friends of the NFSA Event: The Overlanders

Film historian Andrew Pike will present one of Australia's great film classics, screened in its entirety

French Collection Nicola Dickson
Exhibition
12 April 2019—10 August 2019
French Collection Nicola Dickson

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.

Event
Book Signing: Derek Wrigley
13 April 2019

Explore the Total Design exhibition then join architect and designer Derek Wrigley for refreshments in the CMAG foyer

Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’
Event
Booked Out
13 April 2019
Australian odyssey: Marion Hall Best and interior design in the ‘space age’
Booked out

Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey has become synonymous with the high impact aesthetics of Scandinavian and American modernism, yet long before the film’s launch, Australian designer Marion Hall Best created avant-garde ‘space-age’ interiors

Reel Classics: Nebraska (2013)
Event
6 April 2019
Reel Classics: Nebraska (2013)

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