Community Programs


Big House Film Society presents monthly film screenings exclusively
for Big House and ACT M&G Members.
Cards must be shown at the door and memberships to both
organisations can be purchased on the day.

For: Members of Big House Films and ACT M&G
Cost: Free
RSVP: cmagbookings@act.gov.au or 6207 3968

Sun 27 July, The Conversation (1974) – Loose lips sink ships
Sun 31 August, The Hustler (1961) – Dirty pool

Big House Film Society


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

Join us for an afternoon of structured workshops, led by local artist Jacqueline Bradley.

Sun 3 August, Sculpt your space
Sun 17 August, Book Week Special: Connect to reading

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

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

SITE VISIT: Lu Rees Archives

Sat 19 July: 2-3.30pm

Go behind the scenes at the Lu Rees Archives at the University of Canberra to discover their incredible collection relating to Australian Children's literature. See where many of Bob Graham's incredible drawings and sketches are housed and cared for by the Archives.

Free, bookings essential, meet at the Lu Rees Archives, Building 8 – the Library, University of Canberra, Bruce, afternoon tea included.

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


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

ARTIST’S TALK: Alison Alder

Wed 20 August: 1-2pm

Join Alison Alder, Head of Printmaking at the School of Art, Australian National University to hear about her printmaking practice. In association with the ANU Art Forum.


FLOOR TALK: Terence Maloon

Wed 27 August: 1–2pm

Join Terence Maloon, Director of the Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, for an examination of Sidney Nolan’s approach to landscape.



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