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Community Programs

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

 


ARTIST FLOOR TALK: INK REMIX


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.
Admission free.



DEMONSTRATION: Ink in 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.



FLOOR TALK: Text in art


Fri 10 July: 1–2pm

Join Professor Hsin-tien Liao, Dean of the College of Humanities, National Taiwan University of Arts for a discussion of works that explore the use of text in art in the INK REMIX exhibition.


 

LECTURE: Chinese classical (Xie Yi)
painting - a creative healing tradition


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.




CURATOR FLOOR TALK


Wed 5 August: 1–2pm

Join Dr Sophie McIntyre, curator of INK REMIX for an insight into the themes, ideas and works of art featured in the exhibition. In association with Art Forum ANU School of Art.



ARTIST TALK: Bettina Hill


Wed 29 July: 1–2pm

Join artist Bettina Hill as she discusses her installation, Un-Scientific.
Free, limited seating.



 

CURATOR FLOOR TALK


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.


 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY DROP IN SESSION:
Clay Play at CMAG


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



 

PANEL: Ned Kelly in Art


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.



 

SCREENING: Ned Kelly films


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.




 

SCREENING: Ned Kelly films


Sun 21 June: 1.30–3pm

Ned Kelly (1970) starring Mick Jagger (Directed by Tony Richardson, 110 mins). Courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archives.
Free, RSVP by Thu 18 June, places are limited.




 

CURATOR FLOOR TALK


Sat 27 June: 12.30–1.30pm

Join Deborah Clark, CMAG’s Senior Curator Visual Arts, as she explores Nolan’s iconic Kelly series in the Nolan Collection Gallery at CMAG before the matinee performance of Kelly at the Canberra Theatre Centre.





 

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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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