Event
Important visitor information
28 January—31 December

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

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

Seeing Canberra
Exhibition
7 March 2020—24 July
Seeing Canberra

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
28 July 2020—24 July
Crafting Canberra

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

HABITAT: Ways of living
Exhibition
6 March—19 June
HABITAT: Ways of living

Examining imagery alluding to the built environment, HABITAT: Ways of living features works by artists from Canberra and around Australia

Remembrances of my youth
Exhibition
20 March—3 July
Remembrances of my youth

Over 1982 and 1983 Sidney Nolan grew increasingly interested in the possibilities of working with spray paint on a large…

Don’t forget the Milk: Celebrating 50 Years of Canberra Milk
Exhibition
3 April—31 July
Don’t forget the Milk: Celebrating 50 Years of Canberra Milk

Proudly sponsored by Capitol Chilled Foods, this exhibition celebrates 50 years since the ACT Milk Authority was established

The Piano Creatures: A Ragged Shore
Exhibition
22 May—4 September
The Piano Creatures: A Ragged Shore

The whimsical concept behind the imaginary coastal microcosm presented within the glass walls of CMAG on the Square is that the creatures living here have, over time, evolved from discarded driftwood musical instruments

Guest speaker: Liveability, urban renewal and public space
Event
26 May
Guest speaker: Liveability, urban renewal and public space

Join Ann Cleary as she discusses the liveability and social issues reflected in the HABITAT: Ways of living exhibition

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Reel Classics: Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997) + Lessons of Darkness (1992)
29 May

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

Closing performance: HABITAT - Ways of living
Event
4 June
Closing performance: HABITAT - Ways of living

Join us at CMAG for the HABITAT: Ways of living closing party!

CMAG on Saturday: Creature feature
Event
5 June
CMAG on Saturday: Creature feature

Create your own sculptural response to Hilary Talbot’s The Piano Creatures: A Ragged Shore exhibition.

Reel Classics: My Favourite Year (1982)
Event
12 June
Reel Classics: My Favourite Year (1982)

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

Reel Classics: The Tribe (2014)
Event
26 June
Reel Classics: The Tribe (2014)

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

The Tribe (2014)

126 MINUTES, UKRAINE
DIRECTOR: MYROSLAV SLABOSHPYTKSYI…

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Studio workshop: Street Art with Byrd
30 June

Discover Sidney Nolan’s spray-painted works and explore a range of techniques and materials with contemporary street artist Byrd.

Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence
Exhibition
10 July—23 October
Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence

Ruth Lane-Poole’s articles on interior decoration in popular magazines in the mid-1920s introduced many homemakers to her ideas on good taste and practical design.

Reel Classics: Chicken Run (2000)
Event
10 July
Reel Classics: Chicken Run (2000)

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