Exhibition
Total Design: Derek Wrigley and the ANU Design Unit 1954-1977
23 March—15 June

The ANU Design Unit was first established in 1954 to design and manufacture furniture for a steadily growing Australian National University

Marion Hall Best: Interiors
Exhibition
23 March—15 June
Marion Hall Best: Interiors

Described as electrifying, vital and avant-garde, Marian Hall Best was the most flamboyant Australian interior designer of the 1950s through to the 1970s

Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras
Exhibition
6 April—27 July
Form Beyond Function: Nigel Lendon’s plastic cameras

Alongside his practice as an artist and art-historian, Nigel Lendon has been an inveterate and purposeful collector of, amongst other things over 200 plastic cameras

French Collection Nicola Dickson
Exhibition
12 April—10 August
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.

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

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

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

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

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

The Nolan Foundation Collection
Exhibition
The Nolan Foundation Collection

Works on display from the Nolan Collection by eminent Australian artist, Sir Sidney Nolan.

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

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

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

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

Activism: forces for change in Canberra
Exhibition
13 July—3 November
Activism: forces for change in Canberra

Canberra has a special relationship with activism as it is not only the location of protest on local issues but…

Activism: Curator Floor Talk
Event
25 July
Activism: Curator Floor Talk

Explore the many ways Canberrans show they care

Canberra stories
Exhibition
Canberra stories

Social history artefacts and visual art from CMAG's permanent collection tell stories about sport, business and community in our region.