Canberra Museum and Gallery is open
Monday to Friday 10am - 5 pm and
Weekends 12 noon to 5pm
Unless otherwise stated, bookings and enquiries contact:
Telephone: +61 2 6207 3968
Sat 4 July: 1–2pm
Join artists Ni Youyu, Peng Hung-chih and Cindy Ng as they discuss their works featured
in the exhibition, INK REMIX providing an insight into their practice.
Fri 10 July: 10am–12pm
Enter a world of ink, explore the exhibition INK REMIX, visit Professor Hsin-tien Liao in the CMAG Studio, who will demonstrate calligraphy and then try this inky technique yourself.
Free, this is a drop in session, bookings are not necessary. Parents are required to stay with their children.
Fri 10 July: 1–2pm
Sat 1 August: 2-4pm
As a psychiatrist and son of a former ANU Sinologist, Dr Richard Wu is carrying on a family passion for Chinese history, painting and exploring a common model bridging Chinese classical Xie Yi ( Writing Mind) painting, Daoism, Western Psychotherapy and the neuroscience of creativity. This talk is richly illustrated with paintings and tales of struggle and transformation from the most revered Chinese artists of the last 900 years.
Free, RSVP by Fri 31 July, limited seating.
Wed 29 July: 1–2pm
Wed 24 June: 1pm–2pm
Join Deborah Clark, CMAG’s Senior Curator Visual Arts and Sheridan Burnett, Australian National University Art History and Curatorship Intern, in conversation about the exhibition and the many aspects of ceramics in the Canberra region.
Thu 16 and Fri 17 July: 10am–1pm (5 to 12 years)
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
Saturday 20 June: 2–3.30pm
Explore artistic depictions of Ned Kelly through time, a figure who both captivates and divides. Panellists include Matthew Ryan, writer of the play Kelly; Dr Deborah Hart, Senior Curator, Australian Painting and Sculpture post 1920 at the National Gallery of Australia; and Clare Williamson, Exhibitions Curator at the State Library of Victoria.
Sun 21 June: 11am–12.30pm
The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), the world’s earliest feature narrative film dramatising the exploits of the Kelly Gang (Directed by Charles Tait, 70 mins). Courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archives.
Free, RSVP by Thu 18 June, places are limited.
Sun 21 June: 1.30–3pm
Cnr. London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City
Click to View images from the recent Photography workshop where students explored Lanyon, Calthorpes' House and Mugga-Mugga.
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