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…

Sidney Nolan: Remembrances of my youth
Exhibition
Sidney Nolan: 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 microcosm presented within the glass walls of CMAG on the Square is that these creatures have, over time, evolved from discarded musical instruments

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…

Studio workshop: Street Art with Byrd
Event
30 June
Studio workshop: Street Art with Byrd

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

Exhibition
Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence
10 July—2 October

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) & The Corpse Bride (2005)
Event
10 July
Reel Classics: Chicken Run (2000) & The Corpse Bride (2005)

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

Curator talk: with Margaret Betteridge
Event
14 July
Curator talk: with Margaret Betteridge

Join Margaret Betteridge, curator of Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence, as she delves into Ruth’s early life, including her Irish connections to the Celtic Revival and the celebrated Yeats family

Reel Classics: The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Event
31 July
Reel Classics: The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

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

CMAG on Saturday: Pattern Play
Event
7 August
CMAG on Saturday: Pattern Play

Discover decorative details in the exhibition Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence and play around with pattern

Event
Reel Classics: Mad About Music (1938) & It Started With Eve (1941)
14 August

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

Threads of Policing
Exhibition
21 August—20 November
Threads of Policing

Threads of Policing is a rare opportunity to explore the varied work of the Australian Federal Police as reflected by stories of its members

Guest speakers: Interior decoration in the 1920s and ‘30s and the furniture of Ruth Lane-Poole
Event
25 August
Guest speakers: Interior decoration in the 1920s and ‘30s and the furniture of Ruth Lane-Poole

Catriona Quinn, design historian and curator, will discuss Ruth Lane-Poole in the context of the emerging field of interior design and decoration in the 1920s and ‘30s