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Community Programs

Unless otherwise stated, bookings and enquiries contact:
Telephone: +61 2 6207 3968
Email: cmagbookings@act.gov.au

 



HERITAGE FESTIVAL EVENT: Conserving Canberra

Fri 17 April: 5.30–7.30pm

Join six conservation and museum professionals in the CMAG Theatrette to discover the challenges and rewards of conserving Canberra’s treasures, ranging from the Walter Burley Griffin Canberra designs to the Starlight Drive In sign. In partnership with the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials.

Free, RSVP by Thu 16 April.






T IS FOR TODDLER: My town your town

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


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.

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






FILM SCREENING: Scarlet Road


Sat 30 May: 2.30–4pm

Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton specialises in working with clients with a disability. Join Rachel as she introduces this extraordinary documentary film about her work, Scarlet Road, and tells the story of Touching Base, a charitable organisation she has helped establish to assist people with disability and sex workers to connect with each other. The film screening will follow Rachel’s short presentation.

Free, RSVP by Thu 28 May, places are limited.




TALK: The Soldier and the Pacifist


Fri 10 April: 1–2pm

Jan Morice tells how her grandmother, Mabel Drummond, a founding member of WILPF,
maintained an affectionate, but difficult relationship with her brother fighting at the Front.
Free, places are limited.



SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM: Dry as a bone

Wed 15 or Thu 16 April: 10am–2pm (5 to 12 yrs)

Journey into Central Australia with Burke and Wills and explore the outback through Sidney Nolan’s desert and drought paintings. Use a variety of natural and manmade materials to create your own desert diorama in the CMAG Studio.

$20 (ACT M&G Members $15), payment by Wed 8 April. Please bring your own snacks, lunch and a drink.




CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY TABLE & READING NOOK


Children from 4 to 10 years old are always catered for with our Activity Table and Reading Nook.
Free, parental supervision required.

 

Canberra Museum and Gallery

Cnr. London Circuit and Civic Square, Canberra City

 

 

Photography Workshop



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images from the recent Photography workshop where students explored Lanyon, Calthorpes' House and Mugga-Mugga.

 

 

Past Programs:

2014

2013

2012

2011

July - December 2010

January - June 2010

July - December 2009

January - June 2009

2008



 


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