Event
Important visitor information
18 March—31 October

CMAG is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. The CMAG Café is open from 8.30am to 3pm Monday…

Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books
Exhibition
21 March—31 October
Place: A travelling exhibition of artists' books

Artists’ books are part of most artists’ vocabulary, either as drawings bound together, illustrated diaries or a response to a place, time, political or historical event, or personal emotion

Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story
Exhibition
15 February—7 November
Building a Life: The Jennings Germans story

In the early 1950s, a group of 150 young German men left the security of their homeland and the comfort of their families to travel halfway around the world to a small city called Canberra.

The Nolan Collection
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

Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance
Exhibition
13 June—3 October
Ngaio Fitzpatrick - Dissonance

Dissonance is about time: our relatively brief time and geological or ‘deep’ time.
Until recently, both existed independently. Both have…

Seeing Canberra
Exhibition
7 March—24 July 2021
Seeing Canberra
Re-opening 24 October

As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly invited visual representation

Crafting Canberra
Exhibition
Crafting Canberra
Re-opening 24 October

Bringing together works of art and social history objects from the CMAG collection, Crafting Canberra explores how the Canberra community…

Flow Line: Abstraction from the CMAG collection
Exhibition
15 August—7 November
Flow Line: Abstraction from the CMAG collection

Flow Line is a term used in the oil industry that describes the behaviour of liquid forces as they move together

Sidney Nolan and St Kilda: Memory and Modernism
Exhibition
22 August—13 March 2021
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’

Exhibition
The Art of the Fan
19 September—28 November

Wendy Whitham received her first fan as a child from her aunt and uncle after they returned from a trip overseas, but it wasn’t until decades later that she started collecting fans herself

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

Richard Lewer: I can’t run away all my life sometimes I just have to stand and fight
Exhibition
10 October—16 January 2021
Richard Lewer: I can’t run away all my life sometimes I just have to stand and fight

Artist Richard Lewer responds to the war memorials that line ANZAC Parade in this work installed On the Square as…

Reel Classics: Niagara (1953) and Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Event
10 October
Reel Classics: Niagara (1953) and Don't Bother to Knock (1952)

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

Curator Talk: Jennings Germans
Event
14 October
Curator Talk: Jennings Germans

Hear about the wonderful journey that curator Sharon Bulkeley took in exploring the social history of one of Canberra's most interesting migrant groups - the Jennings Germans.

Event
Localjinni Video Walks: What lies at the heart of the city?
17 October—29 October

Take a turn off the main drag and into the laneways to learn about the city’s rich history and art…

In Conversation: with the Jennings Germans
Event
21 October
In Conversation: with the Jennings Germans

Join original Jennings Germans and their partners as they reflect on their first-hand experience of the extraordinary Jennings Germans story

CMAG on Saturday: Roller Landscapes
Event
7 November
CMAG on Saturday: Roller Landscapes

Calling all creative kids to be part of a workshop exploring landscape paintings in the SEEING CANBERRA exhibition