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
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.
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.
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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