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Programs for children and families

CMAG ON SUNDAY


Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artists
Jacqueline Bradley and Amelia Zaraftis, for children aged 4 to 12 years.

$5 per child (ACT M&G Members and eligible concession card holders
free), bookings open second Sunday of the month.

Sun 1 June, Bob’s your artist
Sun 6 July, Down in my suburb
Sun 3 August, Sculpt your space
Sun 17 August, Book Week Special: Connect to reading

12.30–1.30 and 1.30–2.30 (4 to 8 years) and 2.30–3.30 (8 to 12 years)

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM: Whipping up the past


Tues 15 July: 10.30am–1pm (5 to 8 years)
Wed 16 July: 10.30am–1pm (9 to 12 years)

Explore Lanyon’s past through its jackerooing history: polish the tack for your horse, then grab your quart pot, shears and oil stone ready for the jobs in the paddocks. Enjoy some morning tea and then learn how to make a cracker for a stock whip!

$15 (ACT M&G members $10), payment due by Tue 8 July. Please bring your own drink.

Information, bookings and RSVP
6235 5677 or historicplacesbookings@act.gov.au


SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP: Zig, zag, frieze


Thu 17 July: 10am–2pm (5 to 8 years)
Fri 18 July: 10am–2pm (8 to 12 years)

Bob Graham’s illustrations highlight everyday life themes of empathy, spirit and hope from a child’s perspective. His works also include issues that move and inspire local communities, families and friends. Children will explore these themes by engaging collaboratively as well as individually through construction, printmaking and collage.

$20 (ACT M&G members $15), payment by Tue 8 July. Please bring your own snacks, lunch and a drink.

Information, bookings and RSVP
6207 3968 or cmagbookings@act.gov.au


FAMILY EVENT: Wombat Stew


Sat 26 July: 9–10am and 10.30–11.30am

Follow the trail of wombat prints across Civic Square to CMAG and burrow in for a range of wombat inspired activities around the museum. In association with Canberra Theatre Centre and Garry Ginivan Attractions Wombat Stew.

Free, for families with 4 to 10 year olds, bookings essential.

Information, bookings and RSVP
6207 3968 or cmagbookings@act.gov.au


CMAG on Sunday – Book Week Special:
Connect to reading


Sun 17 August: 12.00-4.00pm

Join us for an afternoon of FREE activities for children aged 3 to 8 years,
based on books shortlisted for the Picture Book and Early Childhood Book
of the Year by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. Bookings open Sunday 13 July.

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Activity table creative supplies

CMAG Children’s Activity Tables and Reading Corner


Children are always catered for with our Activity Table and Reading Corner. The Activity Table helps 4 to 8 year olds access our collection through undirected play activities, and the Reading Corner provides a quiet place in the City to catch on the latest children’s titles.

For: Families with 4 to 8 year olds
Cost: Free
NB: Parental supervision required

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Past Programs

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