Programs for children and families


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 6 April BOOKED OUT Near and far – Gruner’s landscapes
Sun 4 May, Rad’ posters

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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Tue 15 April: 10am–2pm (5 to 8 years)
Wed 16 April: 10am–2pm (9 to 12 years)

Nolan’s painted narrative is like a series of still frames from a movie. Children will engage with the paintings and stories in The Nolan Collection, and then make their own movies using low-tech and hi-tech methods in the CMAG studio.

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

T IS FOR TODDLER: Cluck, quack, woof

Wed 21, Thu 22 and Fri 23 May: 9.30–10.45am and 11.45am–1.00pm

Inspired by the exhibition A bird in the hand: a Bob Graham retrospective children aged 2–3 years and their carers will discover the world of author and illustrator Bob Graham through a variety of hands-on, guided activities in the CMAG studio.

$5 per child (ACT M&G Members and eligible concession card holders free); bookings are essential and open Sun 27 April.

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

Click to view images of the Activity Table.

Past Programs




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