ACT Museums and Galleries incorporates the Canberra Museum and Gallery and the three
ACT Historic Places: Lanyon Homestead, Calthorpes’ House
and Mugga-Mugga.

We deliver diverse cultural
services to our community through exhibitions, public and education programs, and the collection, conservation and presentation
of visual arts and cultural heritage
of our region.

ACT Museums and Galleries is part
of the Cultural Facilities Corporation an ACT Government enterprise.


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Long Weekend hours

Canberra Museum and Gallery
Open Sat 26 and Sun 27 April: 12–5pm
Closed Fri 25 April

Lanyon Homestead
Open Fri 25 April, Sat 26 and
Sun 27 April: 10am–4pm
Normal admission

Calthorpes' House
Open Sat 26 and Sun 27 April: 1–4pm

Open Sat 26 and Sun 27 April: 1.30–4.30pm


Elioth Gruner:
the texture of light

Fri 2 May: 9.30am–5.30pm

Until June 22
Gallery 2/3

A major exhibition representing the landscape paintings of Elioth Gruner, with a particular
focus on works of the Canberra region.

Gruner was an outstanding painter
of the Australian landscape, celebrated in his lifetime, and was awarded the Wynne Prize for landscape painting seven times.

A Canberra Museum and Gallery and
Newcastle Art Gallery partnership exhibition.

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SYMPOSIUM: The art of Landscape

Fri 2 May: 9.30am–5.30pm

A symposium, The art of landscape, organised
in conjunction with the Australian National University.

Convened by Professor Anthea Callen,
Art Historian and Professor of Art, ANU College of Arts and Sciences; with keynote speaker Michael Rosenthal, Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick, United Kingdom an internationally distinguished scholar of landscape art.

Free, 9.30am–3.30pm at Sir Roland Wilson Building, 1.02 Conference Room, McCoy Circuit, Australian National University then 4–5.30pm exhibition floor talk and refreshment at CMAG.

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