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Past Community Programs


January - December 2011

 

GALLERY 4: ARTIST TALKS



Sunday 18 December > 2.30pm – 4.00pm

Peter Vandermark: Conversation Piece.





WALKING TOUR: CITY WEST PUBLIC ART


Wednesday 9 November > 12.00pm – 1.30pm


Join Deborah Clark, Curator Visual Arts, for a gentle walking tour of public art in
the city west precinct. Meet in the CMAG Foyer at 11.45am for a 12pm start.
Allow approximately 1 hour for the tour, and then return to CMAG to continue
the conversation over light refreshments.


Cost: Free
RSVP: by Mon 7 November, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968


KING O'MALLEY: DIRECTOR'S FLOOR TALK


Wednesday 16 November > 12.30pm – 1.30pm


Explore the King O'Malley exhibition with the Director of ACT Museums and Galleries, Shane Breynard.

Cost: Free



WALKING TOUR: GLEBE PARK SCULPTURE


Wednesday 23 November > 12.00pm – 1.30pm


Join Deborah Clark, Curator Visual Arts, for a gentle walking tour of public sculpture
located within the beautiful surrounds of Glebe Park. Meet in the CMAG Foyer at 11.45am
for a 12pm start. Allow approximately 1 hour for the tour, and then return to CMAG to
continue the conversation over light refreshments.


Cost: Free
RSVP: by Mon 21 November, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968


KING O'MALLEY
CONVERSATION: THE POLITICS OF CARICATURE


Thursday 24 November > 12.30pm – 1.30pm


Join National Museum of Australia Curator Guy Hansen and prominent cartoonist David Pope to consider the art and politics of caricature.

Cost: Free

RSVP: by Tue 22 November
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968


FASHIONING CAKES


Saturday 26 November > 2.00pm – 3.30pm


Taste will be the focus of the ACT Cake Decorators' Association fashion inspired afternoon tea.
Come and hear about this creative fusion of Canberra fashion and cakes and then nibble
on a Tracy Lord hat!

Cost: Free
RSVP: by Tues 22 November, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968



LANYON CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND PICNIC


Sunday 11 December > 5.00pm - 9.00pm, carols at 7pm


Bring your own picnic, enjoy the festive music of the Sing Australia Choir and the Tuggeranong Valley Band and Christmas decoration-making for children.


Cost: $10 per car, no bookings required


IMITATION OF LIFE: FLOORTALK SERIES




Wednesday 21 September > 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Join Deborah Clark in discussion with Patsy Hely, Julian Laffan and Ann McMahon.


Wednesday 5 October > 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Slip in before this fine exhibition closes and join Deborah Clark as she discusses works from
Imitation Of Life.




ONE'S NOT ENOUGH: COLLECTORS' FLOOR TALK



Saturday 17 September > 2.00pm – 3.00pm


For the vast majority of motorcyclists, one bike to enjoy, ride and maintain is enough.
Peter and Ann Toet have accumulated more than 60 pre-1970 motorbikes and believe
each bike has an individual riding appeal. Join the collectors as they discuss the bikes
on display and how the collection impacts their lives.



MEMBERS EVENT: IMITATION OF LIFE STUDIO VISIT


Saturday 10 September > 11am – 4.00pm


Come along and visit the studios of three artists from our Imitation Of Life exhibition.
Experience and explore their art making environment on this exclusive 'behind the scenes'
look at an artist's working process. Meet us for morning tea at CMAG, followed by a visit to
the studios of Nicola Dickson, Rachel Bowak and Julie Ryder. Limited places available.

For: Members and their guests
Cost: $40, includes morning tea, lunch and transport
Bookings and payment: by Wed 7 September
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968



FASHIONED HERE: CURATOR'S FLOOR TALK


Thursday 29 September > 12.30pm – 1.30pm


Explore Fashioned Here with Dale Middleby, Senior Curator Social History, and hear more
about the fancy frocks, dapper suits and fine design of capital fashion.

 

MICHAEL LE GRAND AND PETER HAYNES:
A CONVERSATION

Thursday 24 March > 1.00 – 2.00pm


Join Peter Haynes, Director of ACT M&G and curator of the exhibition, as he speaks with
Michael Le Grand, prominent Australian sculptor and former Head of Sculpture at ANU School of Art,
on the occasion of CMAG’s major exhibition of his work. In association with the ANU School of Art Art Forum lecture series.

Cost: Free
RSVP: cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968

WALKING TOUR: CIVIC SCULPTURE

Wednesday 30 March > 12.00 – 1.30pm


Join Deborah Clark, Curator Visual Arts, for a gentle walking tour of public sculpture in Civic.
Meet in the CMAG Foyer at 11.45am for a 12.00pm start. Allow approximately 1 hour for the tour,
and then return to CMAG to continue the conversation over light refreshments.
In the event of bad weather, this program will proceed in the CMAG Theatre.

Cost: Free
RSVP: by Mon 28 March, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968


CANBERRA’S GOLDEN TALES:
A CANBERRA DAY MORNING TEA

Tuesday 15 March > 11.00am – 12.30pm


Join some of the ACT’s community organisations currently profiled in the Canberra Gold exhibition
for a morning of reflections and collections. In celebration of Canberra Day and in association with
The Canberra Festival.
Cost: Free, includes light morning tea
RSVP: by Fri 11 March, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968

SPECIAL EVENT
10 x 10 CANBERRA STORIES: CELBRATING 100 YEARS OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Friday 11 March > 5.00 – 8.30pm

Booked Out. Stay tuned to get details of when ABC Radio 666 will broadcast this event.


To honour the 100th year of International Women’s Day, and leading into the Canberra
100 celebrations, CMAG and the ACT Office for Women present 10 x 10 Canberra Stories.
10 prominent Canberran women, including Virginia Haussegger, ABC TV journalist and author,
and Marie Coleman, women’s rights and social activist, will talk for 10 minutes each reflecting
on their achievements and lives in Canberra. In association with Women’s History Month.

Cost: Free, includes supper, tea & coffee
RSVP: by Tues 1 March, for catering purposes
cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968


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