Event
Guest speaker: Sidney Nolan’s encounters with popular culture
10 March

As an emerging artist in the early 1940s, Sidney Nolan returned to his childhood haunts of St Kilda and began…

Family Floor talk: Nolan and St Kilda
Event
20 February
Family Floor talk: Nolan and St Kilda

Explore the extraordinary little-known story of the connection between the Civic Merry Go Round and Nolan's art practice

Nolan school holiday workshop: Merry Go Round
Event
7 October—8 October
Nolan school holiday workshop: Merry Go Round

View the world through the eyes of Sidney Nolan, make sketches, take photographs then go for a ride

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism
Exhibition
22 August 2020—13 March
Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism

For Sidney Nolan, his boyhood home of the Melbourne bayside suburb of St Kilda was ‘My kitsch heaven’

CMAG on Saturday: ShapeShifter
Event
1 August 2020
CMAG on Saturday: ShapeShifter

Calling all creative kids to be part of a practical workshop exploring the work of Sidney Nolan

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

Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection
Event
3 October 2019
Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection

Join a Mandarin language tour and discover one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists Sidney Nolan

Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge
Event
12 September 2019
Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge

Dr Paula Dredge shares her ground-breaking research on Sidney Nolan’s innovative use of household paint in the mid-1940s

In Conversation: Mark Fraser and Virginia Rigney
Event
19 August 2019
In Conversation: Mark Fraser and Virginia Rigney

Explore the new Nolan Collection exhibition with Senior Curator Virginia Rigney in conversation with Mark Fraser, Curator for the estate of Lady Nolan, widow of Sir Sidney Nolan

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

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.

Screening and Panel: Nolan, The Man & the Myth
Event
31 January 2019
Screening and Panel: Nolan, The Man & the Myth

Sidney Nolan is one of Australia’s most acclaimed but enigmatic artists.

Printmaking Workshop: Black Square
Event
10 November 2018
Printmaking Workshop: Black Square

 Participants will be guided through the process of designing a multi-coloured linocut print

CMAG on Sunday: Kelly’s bushland
Event
1 July 2018
CMAG on Sunday: Kelly’s bushland

Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artist Jacqueline Bradley

Event
School Holiday Workshop: Facetime
18 April 2018—19 April 2018
Booked out

Study faces and figures in the Nolan Collection Gallery and then pose for a black and white photoshoot in the CMAG studio

Printmaking Workshop: Intaglio
Event
Booked Out
3 February 2018
Printmaking Workshop: Intaglio
Booked out

Participants will be guided by educator Kay Whitney to develop simple line drawings into an edition of prints 

Curator talk: Jennifer Thompson
Event
9 November 2017
Curator talk: Jennifer Thompson

Discover more about the intriguing relationship between Arthur Boyd and Sidney Nolan with Jennifer Thompson, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at Bundanon Trust