Event
CURATOR TALK: Riverbend
14 June

Join Virginia Rigney (Senior Curator, CMAG), Tim Bonyhady (Art Historian and Emeritus Professor, ANU College of Law), Tony Oates (Interim Director, Drill Hall Gallery) and Oscar Capezio (Curator, ANU Art Collection), for a conversation.

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.

POP UP: Royal Australian Mint Coin Shop at Canberra Museum + Gallery
Event
12 February—21 July
POP UP: Royal Australian Mint Coin Shop at Canberra Museum + Gallery

The Royal Australian Mint has a temporary Pop-Up shop located at Canberra Museum + Gallery!

Change: Stories from your pocket
Exhibition
19 February—31 July
Change: Stories from your pocket

From technical innovation to celebration and commemoration, this special temporary exhibition curated by the Royal Australian Mint explores how the…

Duntroon Estate: Work with all your might
Exhibition
2 March—14 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.

Riverbend
Exhibition
13 April—28 July
Riverbend

View Sidney Nolan's monumental nine panel work Riverbend

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

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

Shades of Shadows
Exhibition
15 June—17 November
Shades of Shadows

In Shades of Shadows, contemporary glass artist Hannah Gason continues her exploration of light and its ability to both articulate and create an illusion of space.

FLOOR TALK: Backyard Archaeology
Event
29 June—31 August
FLOOR TALK: Backyard Archaeology

Ever wondered what you might find if you had an archaeological dig in your backyard?

NAIDOC WEEK DROP IN WORKSHOP: Bush Animal Weaving with Ronnie Jordan
Event
7 July
NAIDOC WEEK DROP IN WORKSHOP: Bush Animal Weaving with Ronnie Jordan

In this free drop-in workshop to celebrate NAIDOC week join Ronnie Jordan to create your own bush animals inspired by the techniques used by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers. 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM: Weaving with Lucy Irvine - Materiality
Event
11 July
SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM: Weaving with Lucy Irvine - Materiality

Work with artist, Lucy Irvine, to weave Civic Systems, a collaborative sculpture that explores a bottom-up approach to design and materials-based learning.

Event
SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP: Build a Landscape - Monoprinting inspired by Riverbend
15 July

Step into the world of Sidney Nolan's iconic artwork Riverbend and embark on a creative journey inspired by the legendary tale of Ned Kelly

ARTIST TALK: Marian Drew - Materiality
Event
18 July
ARTIST TALK: Marian Drew - Materiality

Join artist Marian Drew for an illustrated floor talk of her exciting new photographic works

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