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.
24 July - 21 November
An exhibition featuring visual art and social history objects recently
acquired for the CMAG collection.
3 July – 31 October
Admire Edwin Ride’s collection of objects featuring Australia’s floral emblem.
This exhibition illustrates the development of wattle as a symbol of Australia over the last 150 years. The exhibition will coincide with the 100th
anniversary of National Wattle Day on 1st September 2010.
20 June – 10 October 2010
An exhibition of 40 artists working with found objects, assemblage and collage, highlighting the influences of international art movements and the unique landscape of the Canberra region.
13 March – 11 July 2010
An exhibition celebrating aspects of the swinging sixties in the Canberra region, drawing on the Social History and Visual Arts collections of CMAG.
5 March – 30 May 2010
An installation that explores a fictional landscape of Canberra, using the conventions of mapping in transparent forms that hover between painting and sculpture. Part of an ongoing series of site-specific works of art by Canberra artists responding to CMAG’s glass-fronted gallery on Civic Square.
6 February – 6 June 2010
An exhibition of still life paintings by Canberra-based artist Jude Rae, winner of the Portia Geach Memorial Award for portraiture in 2005 and 2008.
6 February – 6 June 2010
A major survey exhibition of works by artist Ruth Waller, Head of the Painting Workshop at the ANU School of Art.
19 September - 24 January
Convicts, bushrangers, crims and cops are taking over CMAG! Come and
delve into the dark recesses of Canberra’s history with this exhibition which explores crime, the law and punishment in the Canberra region since
6 November 2009 – 28 February 2010
A lively selection of prints and drawings from the CMAG permanent collection showcasing a diverse range of graphic practice from the Canberra region from the 1950s to the present.
28 November 2009 – 21 February 2010
An extraordinary installation of glass, one of an ongoing series of site-specific works of art by Canberra artists responding to CMAG’s glass-fronted gallery on Civic Square
24 October 2009 - 7 February 2010
An exhibition showcasing an amazing collection of toy cars amassed
by a local Canberra collector.
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