Event
QUEERING CMAG: Drawing In The Gallery
18 November 2023
Booked out

Designed for people aged 16+ who are members of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies.

CMAG on Saturday: Sew What?
Event
4 November
CMAG on Saturday: Sew What?

Stitch, sew and stuff your own soft sculpture in the CMAG Studio

CREATIVE WORKSHOP: Flights of Fancy with artist Mariana del Castillo
Event
26 August
CREATIVE WORKSHOP: Flights of Fancy with artist Mariana del Castillo

View the exhibition Fly Fly! – Sidney Nolan’s Birds then participate in an art workshop with artist Mariana del Castillo in the CMAG studio.

A Flock of Words! Poetry and art inspired by Sidney Nolan’s Birds
Event
4 July
A Flock of Words! Poetry and art inspired by Sidney Nolan’s Birds

Is it a bird? A flock of words? Or a poem?!
In this fun-filled workshop, be inspired by the exhibition ‘Fly Fly!: Sidney Nolan’s Birds’ to play with rhyme and words, and create a bird.

Fly Fly! - Sidney Nolan's Birds
Exhibition
29 April—24 September
Fly Fly! - Sidney Nolan's Birds
Final weeks

An exhibition for children and families in the Nolan Gallery

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.

NFSA Screening: True History of the Kelly Gang + Q&A
Event
26 November 2022
NFSA Screening: True History of the Kelly Gang + Q&A

Inspired by Peter Carey’s Man Booker prizewinning novel of the same name, True History of the Kelly Gang is an epic, fictionalised re-telling of the life of legendary Australian bushranger Ned Kelly

Nolan's Paradise
Event
19 October 2022
Nolan's Paradise

Experience Sidney Nolan's ‘Search for Paradise’ with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble

Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise Highlights Tour
Event
10 August 2022—12 October 2022
Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise Highlights Tour

Drop into CMAG during your lunch hour for a highlights tour of the exhibition Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise with our Senior Curator of Visual Arts, Virginia Rigney

Event
Heide and Nolan's Search for Paradise: Exhibition Tour with Lesley Harding
15 July 2022

Join Lesley Harding, Artistic Director of Heide Museum of Modern Art, for a discussion on Sidney Nolan's time at Heide and a tour of the new exhibition Search for Paradise

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…

CMAG on Saturday: Imaginationscape
Event
5 March 2022
CMAG on Saturday: Imaginationscape

Hands on art making Workshops for children 6 to 10 years of age

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

Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise
Exhibition
9 July 2022—22 October 2022
Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise

Nolan is one of Australia’s most iconic twentieth century artists whose life and loves among the Heide circle of artists in the 1940s were at first his idea of Eden but then became his own personal hell

Exhibition
Finding the dry heart: Sidney Nolan’s early travels in Central Australia
27 November 2021—2 April 2022

After completing the first Ned Kelly series in mid-1947, Sidney Nolan’s ambition to address the landscape and mythologies of Australia in a new way significantly expanded beyond his more familiar terrain of northern Victoria

Studio workshop: Street Art with Byrd
Event
Booked Out
30 June 2021
Studio workshop: Street Art with Byrd
Booked out

Discover Sidney Nolan’s spray-painted works and explore a range of techniques and materials with contemporary street artist Byrd.

Sidney Nolan: Remembrances of my youth
Exhibition
20 March 2021—16 October 2021
Sidney Nolan: Remembrances of my youth

Over 1982 and 1983 Sidney Nolan grew increasingly interested in the possibilities of working with spray paint on a large…