Housing a permanent collection, Reflecting Canberra, and a variety of local, national and international exhibitions, CMAG provides a refreshing insight to the integration of social history and the visual arts.
Thursday 13 November 2008
Canberra Museum and Gallery played host to the 666 ABC Radio Afternoon Show with Genevieve Jacobs Thursday 13 November 2008
from 1pm – 3pm.
Visitors enjoyed a range of exciting activities including interviews, artists at work, pop-corn, afternoon tea, music and fun. Also a great chance to see what CMAG offers by way of
art activities for kids in the program,
A big thank you goes to the afternoon show team of Genevieve, Mark and Jim and 666 for their efforts on the day.
'Taking it to the Museum'
ABC Canberra blog page
Courtesy of ABC Radio 666 download interviews on the day:
Anna-Maria Sviatko discusses Playing House: Contemporary Dolls' Houses 1957-2007
( MP3 | 29 MB )
Senior Curator of Social History Dale Middleby, Author Patricia Frei and Andrew Pike exploring the exhibition In The Can
( MP3 | 31 MB )
Mrs Petronella Wensing discusses her relationship with Canberra Museum and Gallery
( MP3 | 2 MB )
Dawn Waterhouse and her friend Lady Hicks reminisce about early Canberra, and examine some of the objects on display in the Dawn Waterhouse Collection
( MP3 | 31 MB )
A sneak peek into the education programs run
at Canberra Museum and Gallery
( MP3 | 9 MB )
Assistant Director Historic Places John Armes discusses the significance of Calthorpes' House, Lanyon Homestead and Mugga-Mugga
( MP3 | 5 MB )
Peter Haynes, Director of ACT Museums and Galleries, provides insight into the importance of the ACTTAB Collection
( MP3 | 22 MB )
Local artist and Archibald Prize finalist Sue Taylor discusses Portraiture
( MP3 | 16 MB )
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