Event
Covid update
1 January—31 December

Important visitor information

Canberra Raiders: 40 years in the limelight
Exhibition
Canberra Raiders: 40 years in the limelight
Season extended

Discover the history of the Canberra Raiders, their place in the NRL and what they mean to the fans – and the city – who support them.

Sidney Nolan: Inferno
Exhibition
9 April—17 September
Sidney Nolan: Inferno

This nine-panel painting on loan from The Estate of Lady Nolan will show in conjunction with the Commonwealth Nolan Collection…

Back to the Boombox
Exhibition
11 April—16 July
Back to the Boombox
Season extended

This exhibition showcases Kinloch Kilby's private collection of boomboxes

Jan Brown: A life with art
Exhibition
Jan Brown: A life with art

In the CMAG foyer display, a selection of sculptures from the CMAG collection reflect Jan Brown's journey as a maker of artworks

Back to the Boombox Party
Event
Booked Out
8 July
Back to the Boombox Party
Booked out

Experience Civic Square after dark with live music and performances, art, street food and drinks.

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

Dean Cross: Sometimes I Miss the Applause
Exhibition
9 July—22 October
Dean Cross: Sometimes I Miss the Applause

Presented in dialogue with Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise is a newly commissioned installation by Dean Cross

Reel Classics: GIRLHOOD (2014)
Event
9 July
Reel Classics: GIRLHOOD (2014)

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

Exhibition
Life is Art: Works by John Nixon from the collection of Susan Taylor and Peter Jones
30 July—19 November

John Nixon (1949-2020) was one of Australia’s foremost abstract artists, a prolific creator, experimenter, curator and teacher for over 50 years

Reel Classics: CLOCKWISE (1986)
Event
30 July
Reel Classics: CLOCKWISE (1986)

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

Delene White: Flower Power
Exhibition
4 December 2021—3 September
Delene White: Flower Power

Delene White presents a sculptural garden of giant cyclamens that sway and bow for CMAG on the Square.

Alphabet
Exhibition
Alphabet

Delight in the virtuosity of 24 local glass artists who were each invited to make a single letter of the alphabet as a small sculptural object

Brian Corr, Timshel
Exhibition
Brian Corr, Timshel

Timshel is a major new installation of architectural art glass in the CMAG Foyer

Exhibition
The Nolan Collection

The Nolan Collection is an iconic group of paintings from 1945 to 1953 by Sidney Nolan that the artist gifted to the nation in 1974

Young Nolan Project
Exhibition
Young Nolan Project

The Young Nolan Project is a new initiative where an individual school is invited to work on an extended program and present their resulting art to the public