Exhibitions

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

Canberra/Kamberri,  Place & People
Exhibition
Canberra/Kamberri, Place & People

Discover the story of Canberra – the people, places and history that make up this city and region.

Madonna40: A Celebration
Exhibition
14 October 2023—3 March
Madonna40: A Celebration
Final weeks

Whether she’s Madonna, Madge, M, Dita, Madame X or the Queen of Pop, she is celebrating her 40th year in the business…and so are we!

Guns & Flowers. eX de Medici | Sidney Nolan
Exhibition
21 October—31 March 2024
Guns & Flowers. eX de Medici | Sidney Nolan

In Guns & Flowers, on display in the Nolan Gallery uncovers an apparently unlikely pairing of artists, and their shared language of symbol and metaphor.

Stephen Harrison: The Sphinx Bureau
Exhibition
27 January—26 May
Stephen Harrison: The Sphinx Bureau

The sphinx bureau is an installation based on the Stephen Harrison's studio and 40 years of art practice.

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

Until 1 June 2023. In the CMAG foyer display, a selection of sculptures from the CMAG collection reflect Jan Brown's journey as a maker of artworks

Duntroon Estate: Work with all your might
Exhibition
2 March—17 July
Duntroon Estate: Work with all your might

This exhibition brings together never-before-seen objects and images from the house, families, woolshed and dairy that made up this extensive early estate.

Materiality…but not as we know it
Exhibition
2 March—20 October
Materiality…but not as we know it

What does the adage ‘truth to materials’ mean today? When does a sculpture become a functional design object?

Backyard Archaeology
Exhibition
16 March—1 September
Backyard Archaeology

Backyard Archaeology tells the story of thousands of small objects that Steve Brown collected from around an ordinary suburban house and garden.

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

Past exhibitions