Programs for children and families

Clay Play at CMAG

Do you like to play with clay? Be inspired by the exhibition A potted history, then drop in to the CMAG studio to make your own clay creation.
$5 per child includes materials and firing (ACT M&G Members and eligible concession card holders free); this is a drop in session, bookings are not necessary. Parents are required to stay with their children

Thu 16 and Fri 17 July: 10am–1pm (5 to 12 years)

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T IS FOR TODDLER: My town your town

Inspired by the exhibition Urban suburban children aged 2–3 years and their carers will re-imagine the colour and shape of daily life in Canberra through hands-on, guided activities in the CMAG studio.

Tues 28, Wed 29 and Thurs 30 April: 9.15–10.30am and 11.15am–12.30pm,

$5 per child (ACT M&G Members and eligible concession card holders free); bookings are essential and open Sun 29 March, 12pm.

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 10 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 10 year olds
Cost: Free
NB: Parental supervision required


Click to view images of the Activity Table.

Past Programs




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