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									CALTHORPES’                                                  everyTHiNG sTOPs FOr Tea
                                                             sunday 10 May › 1.00 – 4.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                               sPeCial eveNT
                                                                                                                                                                                               laNyON aNNiversary leCTure &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  My FavOuriTe THiNGs: PrOPaGaTiNG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PlaNTs FrOM yOur GarDeN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sunday 19 april › 10.30am – 12.30pm

                                                             A special Mother’s Day celebration—share family memories
                                                             and melodies, join in a sing-a-long around the pianola and                                                                        DiNNer WiTH TrisHa DiXON                                           Graham Williams leads a relaxed outdoor workshop where
                                                                                                                                                                                               saturday 14 March › 6.00pm

                                                             then stop for tea when the clock strikes three. A self-serve                                                                                                                                         you will learn how to reproduce your favourite garden plants.
                                                             afternoon tea will be available for all visitors.                                                                                 Join Australia’s leading garden design photographer and            Graham will discuss both vegetative and non-vegetative
                                                                                                                                                                                               writer, Trisha Dixon, for an evening lecture followed by           propagation, including collecting, preparing and storing
                                                             Cost: Free for mothers and grandmothers, otherwise
                                                                                                                                                                                               an exclusive opportunity to dine in the Lanyon garden.             seeds and taking cuttings.                                              Lanyon Homestead
                                                             normal admission
                                                                                                                                                                                               Trisha has written, co-authored, photographed and edited
Built in 1927, this genuine survivor is a treasure house                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cost: $20 (ACT M&G Members/Concession $15).
                                                                                                                                                                                               many books including The Vision of Edna Walling and,
of domestic history. Original furnishings, household                                                                                                                                                                                                              Prepayment required to confirm your booking.*
appliances and photos reflect the fashionable ideal          FrOM BlaNDFOrDia TO reD Hill:                                                                                                     Under the Spell of the Ages. Trisha’s lecture, The Wright
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bookings and payment: 6235 5677, by Wed 15 April
of style and taste in the middle class australian home       aN arCHiTeCTural WalkiNG TOur                                        lanyon lies at the foot of the Brindabellas and is           Connection and the Art of Hilda Rix Nicholas, will                                                                                        sPeCial eveNT
of the late 1920s.                                           sunday 17 May › 2.00 – 4.00pm                                        one of australia’s premier historic properties.              explore the links between Lanyon and early owners, the
                                                                                                                                                                                               Wright family, one of the most engaging families in                MOTHer’s Day                                                           laNyON HarvesT MusiC FesTival
                                                             John Armes, Assistant Director: Historic Places ACT, leads a         The homestead dates from the 1850s and has                                                                                                                                                             sundays in March › 5.00 – 7.30pm
24 Mugga Way                                                                                                                      been beautifully restored and furnished.                     Australian history. Following the lecture, join Trisha in the      sunday 10 May › 10.00am – 4.00pm
                                                             walking tour around the streets of Red Hill. John will focus                                                                                                                                                                                                                (Music commences at 5.30)
red Hill aCT 2603                                            on the architectural history of the suburb and discuss how                                                                        garden marquee for a delightful summer evening dinner.             Wondering what to do on Mother’s Day? Bring Mum to
Tel: 6235 5677                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lanyon for a tour through the homestead followed by a                  In 2009 we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the
                                                             residents are blending heritage, modern living and a range           Tharwa Drive                                                 Cost: $55 (ACT M&G Members $45), includes champagne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  picnic in the garden.                                                  Cunningham homestead at Lanyon. In recognition
Opening Hours                                                of particular architectural tastes and fashions. Wear your           Tharwa aCT 2620                                              on arrival, lecture, dinner and wine. Prepayment required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         of this significant milestone, Lanyon Homestead
                                                             walking shoes as we will cover a distance of approximately                                                                        to confirm your booking.*                                          Cost: Free for mothers and grandmothers,
Saturday – Sunday › 1.00 – 4.00pm                                                                                                 Tel: 6235 5677                                                                                                                                                                                         will host the inaugural Lanyon Harvest Music
                                                             3 kilometres.                                                                                                                     Bookings and payment: 6235 5677, by Wed 11 March                   otherwise normal admission
Tel: 6295 1945                                                                                                                    Opening Hours                                                                                                                                                                                          Festival. This event will draw together a dynamic
Group Bookings by arrangement at other times                 Cost: $10 (ACT M&G/Concession $7).                                   Tuesday – Sunday › 10.00am – 4.00pm                          Limited Numbers                                                                                                                           range of local performing artists who will play on
                                                             Prepayment is required to confirm your booking.*                                                                                                                                                     aGiNG GraCeFully: MaNaGiNG aN                                          the homestead verandah as the sun sets over the
JaMs aND Preserves                                           Bookings and payment: 6235 5677, by Wed 13 May                       2009—Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the                OPeN HOuse FOr seNiOr CiTizeNs                                     OlDer GarDeN                                                           Brindabellas, while the kids join in the activities in
saturday 21 & sunday 22 February › 1.00 – 4.00pm                                                                                  Cunningham Homestead at lanyon                                                                                                  sunday 14 June › 10.30am – 12.30pm                                     the special Children’s Tent. Don’t forget to stock
                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday 20 March › 10.00am – 4.00pm
It’s harvest time in the garden. Join Jean Abbott to learn                                                                                                                                                                                                        Graham Williams leads a program for those interested in older          up on organic fruit and vegetables harvested fresh
                                                                                                                                                                                               We invite senior citizens to enjoy a visit to Lanyon free
some of the tricks to making the finest jams and                                                                                                                                                                                                                  gardens. He will draw on his experience at Lanyon to discuss           from the Lanyon garden. Bring along a picnic, or
preserves. Taste some of Jean’s specialities and learn
                                                                                                                                  eXHiBiTiONs                                                  of charge. Guided tours are available for booked groups.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  issues such as maintaining design integrity, replacement planting,     purchase food and drink on site.
                                                                                                                                                                                               In association with ACT Seniors Week.
how to preserve your own fruit and vegetables.                                                                                    THe CONviCT years                                                                                                               managing larger plants, garden ‘rooms’ and transitional spaces.        Cost: Gold coin donation
                                                                                                                                                                                               Cost: Free for senior citizens, otherwise normal admission
Cost: Normal admission                                                                                                            The Convict Years explores a world of 170 years ago when                                                                        Cost: $20 (ACT M&G Members/Concession $15).                            Bookings: Not required, unless intending to dine at
                                                                                                                                                                                               Bookings for groups: 6235 5677
Bookings: Not required                                                                                                            property owner James Wright and his assigned convicts                                                                           Prepayment is required to confirm your booking.*                       the Lanyon Café. Café reservations can be made
                                                                                                                                  lived and worked on the edge of European settlement.                                                                            Bookings and payment: 6235 5677, by Wed 10 June                        on 6237 5268
                                                                                                                                  Lanyon Stone Barn                                            THe GreaT laNyON easTer eGG HuNT                                                                                                          Enquiries: 6235 5677
OPeN HOuse FOr seNiOr CiTizeNs                                                                                                                                                                 easter sunday 12 april › 9.30am sHarP!
saturday 21 March › 1.00 – 4.00pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 laNyON CaFé                                                            sunday 1 March
A visit to Calthorpes’ House will take you back to
                                                                                                                                  WiTHiN liviNG MeMOry                                         Join us for an Easter morning ramble through the                   The Lanyon Café, located in the historic barracks at Lanyon            Voice students from the ANU School of Music
                                                                                                                                  Within Living Memor y is based on an oral history project,   Lanyon garden. Search under trees and bushes, in                   Homestead offers traditional colonial cuisine and modern
Canberra’s earliest years. Share your memories over a cup                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sunday 8 March
                                                                                                                                  which focused on the lives and memories of people who        hedges and edges to find those elusive chocolate eggs.             favourites. With views of the Murrumbidgee River, the Lanyon
of tea, wander through the 1920s garden and join                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Tuggeranong Valley Band
                                                                                                                                  lived and worked on Lanyon during the 20th century.          The number of eggs is limited so bookings are essential.           Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and coffee, and specialises in
in a sing-along around the pianola. In association with
                                                                                                                                  Lanyon Machinery Shed                                        Kindly sponsored by Darrell Lea.                                   weddings, functions and conferences.                                   sunday 15 March
ACT Seniors Week.
                                                                                                                                                                                               For: Families with children – special search area for              Open: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm, and Sunday and                  Monaro Folk Society Big Band and the Australian
Cost: Free for senior citizens, otherwise normal admission                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bush Dancers Display Group
                                                                                                                                  THe CuNNiNGHaM FaMily alBuM                                  under sixes                                                        Public Holidays, 9am – 4pm. Dinner bookings for parties of 6
Bookings for groups: 6235 5677
                                                                                                                                  An exhibition of historic photographs of Lanyon and the      Cost: $10 per family                                               and over available Thursday to Saturday.                               sunday 22 March
                                                                                                                                  Cunningham family, who lived and worked at Lanyon            Prepayment required to confirm your booking.*                      Bookings: 6237 5268                                                    Eric Ajaye and his band
                                                                                                                                  between 1849 and 1926.                                       Bookings and payment: 6235 5677, by Tue 7 April                    Fax: 6237 5202                                                         sunday 29 March
                                                                                                                                  Lanyon Homestead                                                                                                                www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au/lanyon/cafe.html                    Annie and the Armadillos
                                                              Calthorpes’ Garden

 Cultural Facilities Corporation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  afternoon tea in the Education Centre. In association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  with ACT Seniors Week.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cost: Free for senior citizens, otherwise normal admission

                                    ACT                      CulTural FaCiliTies                                                                                                                    MUGGA                                                         Bookings for groups: 6235 5677

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MOTHer’s Day OPeN HOuse
                              MuseuMs                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sunday 10 May › 1.30 – 4.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This Mother’s Day visit Mugga-Mugga cottage and
                            + Galleries                      Canberra Museum and Gallery,
                                                             Nolan Collection, lanyon,
                                                                                                                            sCHOOl PrOGraMs
                                                                                                                            Each of our sites offers school programs designed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  outbuildings and be reminded of the rural worker’s lifestyle.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Join us for tea and cake in the Education Centre afterwards.
                      EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS                                                                                to encourage students to interact with and explore                      Mugga-Mugga historic cottage stands as a testament
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cost: Free for mothers and grandmothers, otherwise
                                                             Calthorpes’ House and Mugga-                                   a range of experiences—from works of art and social                     to the lives of the families who worked on Duntroon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  normal admission
                                                                                                                                                                                                    one of the great pastoral estates of the Canberra region.
                                                             Mugga are managed by the                                       history objects, to past ways of life, the environment,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    set on seventeen hectares of grazing land its centrepiece
                                                                                                                            Australian history and local identity.
                                                             Cultural Facilities Corporation.                                                                                                       is a simple cottage built for the head shepherd of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Duntroon in the 1830s.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PuBliC PrOGraMs
                                                             The Cultural Facilities Corporation
                                                                                                                            visiT Our WeBsiTe                                                                                                                     MuGGa MuGGa COTTaGe
                                                             is an ACT Government Agency.                                                                                                           8 Narrabundah lane
                          JANUARY JULY                                                                                      www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au                                                                                                    aND surrOuNDs:
                                                                                                                                                                                                    symonston aCT 2609
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  sylvia Curley OraTiON
                                                             veNue Hire                                                                                                                             Tel: 6235 5677
                                                                                                                            The Exhibitions and Events Guide is compiled by                                                                                       sunday 24 May › 2.00pm
                                                             Our sites offer a number of elegant and unusual                staff of ACT Museums and Galleries and                                  Opening Hours                                                 Peter Andrews, grazier and author of the bestselling book
                                                             function areas for hire for private ceremonies,                coordinated by Marketing.                                               Saturday – Sunday › 1.30 – 4.30pm                             Back from the Brink: How Australia’s Landscape Can Be
                                                             photographic sessions, conferences, meetings,                                                                                          Tel: 6239 5607                                                Saved and the much awaited sequel, Beyond the Brink,
                                                                                                                            For more information, please telephone 6207 2131.
                                                             receptions, performances.†                                                                                                             Group bookings by arrangement at other times                  will discuss the landscape history of Mugga-Mugga Cottage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and surrounds. A farmer who is passionate about this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  country’s landscape health, Peter is forging the way in
                                                             eNquiries aND BOOkiNGs                                                                                                                 eXHiBiTiONs                                                   restoring the “delicate balance between the land, its climate
                                                             › Canberra Museum and Gallery
                                                              6207 2662
                                                                                                                                                                                                    GeTTiNG iT TOGeTHer                                           and inhabitants”. The oration will be followed by afternoon
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Permanent exhibition                                          tea in the Mugga Education Centre.
                                                             › Lanyon, Calthorpes’ House and                                                                                                        Getting It Together includes early photographs, memorabilia   Cost: Free
                                                              Mugga-Mugga 6235 5677                                                                                                                 and fascinating statistics relating to the complex issues     RSVP: 6235 5677, by Wed 20 May
                                                                                                                                                                                                    so hotly debated at the time of Federation.
                                                             †Hiring costs for community                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CANBERRA MUSEUM AND GALLERY
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: Normal admission
                                                              or not-for-profit organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       NOLAN COLECTION
                                                              are GST free.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    OPeN HOuse FOr seNiOr CiTizeNs                                                                                                     LANYON
                                                                                                                                                                                                    sunday 22 March › 1.30 – 4.30pm                                                                                                    MUGGA-MUGGA
                                                             aDMissiON                                                                                                                                                                                            *Please Note: your fee will not be refunded if your booking
                                                             Lanyon, Calthorpes’ House and Mugga-Mugga
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Join a guided tour that will introduce the late Miss                                                                               CALTHORPES’ HOUSE
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sylvia Curley OAM and her determination to tell the           is cancelled within 48 hours of the program commencing.
                                                             Adult: $7
                                                             Concession: $5
                                                                                                                                                                                                    story of her family’s cottage and pioneer rural workers       all programs and exhibitions are subject to change.                  www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the Limestone Plains. Tours on the hour, followed by       Please call the site for further information.
                                                             Family: $15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MeMBers’ vieWiNG†
                                                                                                                                                                                    January › June 09

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Civic Theatre 1937, CMAG Dawn Waterhouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    OCeaN TO OuTBaCk: ausTraliaN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Collection, photographer Hedley Cullen
      CANBERRA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      laNDsCaPe PaiNTiNG 1850 – 1950

                                                                                                                                       RUSSELL DRYSDALE: Emus in a landscape 1950
                                                                                                                                                                                    CHilDreN’s aCTiviTy TaBle                                                                                                             iNDiGeNOus WOMeN’s FilM FesTival:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday 19 February › 6.00 – 8.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                    & reaDiNG COrNer                                                                                                                      WOMeN OF THe suN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Come and join Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G, for a tour
                                                                                                                                                                                    Access our collection through undirected play activities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of this exhibition which is part of the twenty-fifth anniversary      In celebration of International Women’s Day CMAG and
                                                                                                                                                                                    linked to exhibitions, and catch up on the latest children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    celebrations of the National Gallery of Australia. All the            the ACT Office for Women present Women of the Sun.

                                                                                                                                                                                    titles in the reading corner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    paintings in the exhibition are from the National Collection          This remarkable four-part drama series, made in 1981, tells
                                                                                                                                                                                    For: Families with 4 to 8 year olds                             of art and some are on public display for the first time.             the story of four Aboriginal women. The series had a
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: Free                                                                                                                            tremendous impact, bringing the story of Aboriginal women
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: $20, includes a catalogue and light refreshments.
                                                                                                                                                                                    NB: Parental supervision required                                                                                                     —in their own language—to a national audience for the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Prepayment required to confirm your booking.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Tues 17 February                  time. Winner of the United Nations Media Peace Prize and
                                                                                                                                                                                    MeMBers’ lOuNGe                                                 Gallery 2/3                                                           two Australian Writer’s Guild Awards this is a great chance to
      Canberra Museum and Gallery explores the region’s                                                                                                                             Become a Member today and enjoy our exclusive Members’                                                                                relive an amazing achievement in Australian film. In
      social history and visual arts with dynamic exhibitions                                                                                                                       Lounge, located on the first level of CMAG. Take time out                                                                             association with Women’s Histor y Month.                            CMaG ON suNDay
      and unique community programs and events.                                                                                                                                     during your visit to sit down and enjoy our complimentary       FOruM                                                                 Wednesday 11 March › 5.30 – 8.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Family event › 1.00 – 4.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                    tea & coffee in a relaxing atmosphere.                          a TrOuBleD laNDsCaPe: CliMaTe CHaNGe                                                                                                      Join us on the first Sunday of every month for an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Alinta: The Flame (Episode 1) +
                                                                     OCeaN TO OuTBaCk: ausTraliaN                                                                                   For: Members only                                               aND ausTraliaN iDeNTiTy                                               Maydina: The Shadow (Episode 2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              afternoon of structured and free-range activities for
      Cnr london Circuit and Civic square                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     children run throughout the afternoon. Bookings are
      Canberra City aCT 2608
                                                                     laNDsCaPe PaiNTiNG 1850–1950                                                                                   Cost: Free                                                      Wednesday 25 February › 4.30 – 7.30pm                                 Wednesday 18 March › 5.30 – 8.30pm
                                                                     — a NaTiONal Gallery OF ausTralia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        strongly recommended.
      Tel: 6207 3968                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia’s travelling    Nerida Anderson (Episode 3) + Lo-Arna (Episode 4)
                                                                     TravelliNG eXHiBiTiON                                                                                                                                                          exhibition Ocean to Outback: Australian Landscape Painting                                                                                Workshops are led by local artist Hanna Hoyne.
      Opening Hours                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Wednesday 25 March › 5.30 – 8.30pm
                                                                     13 February – 17 May                                                                                                                                                           1850 – 1950. A thought provoking forum exploring Australians’                                                                             For: Families with 4 to 8 year olds
      summer (september – May)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Women of the Sun: 25 Years Later
                                                                     Gallery 2/3                                                                                                                                                                    relationship with our landscape and how this is changing through                                                                          Cost: Free
      Tuesday – Friday › 10.00am – 5.00pm                                                                                                                                           suNDay FilMs                                                                                                                          Cost: Free, includes after-work refreshments
                                                                     Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of                                                                                                                    the effects of climate change. Participants include Mandy Martin,                                                                         Bookings: 6207 3968
      Saturday – Sunday › 12 noon – 5.00pm                                                                                                                                          Big House Film Society presents monthly film screenings                                                                               RSVP: 6207 3968, for catering purposes
                                                                     Australia this exhibition of treasured works from the National                                                                                                                 Artist; Libby Robin, author of How a Continent Created a Nation;                                                                          CMAG Studio
      Winter (June – august)                                                                                                                                                        exclusively for Big House and ACT M&G Members. Cards            and Peter Andrews, Grazier (as seen on ABC’s Australian Story).       CMAG Theatrette
                                                                     Collection celebrates the rich history of landscape painting in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sunday 1 February
      Tuesday – Friday › 10.00am – 5.00pm                                                                                                                                           must be shown at the door and memberships to both               Chaired by Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G.
                                                                     Australia. Ocean to Outback has been curated by NGA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Workshop: Printmaking
      Saturday – Sunday › 12 noon – 4.00pm                                                                                                                                          organisations can be purchased on the day.
                                                                     Director, Ron Radford AM.                                                                                                                                                      Cost: $15 ($12 ACT M&G/NGA Members), includes refreshments.                                                                               Learn all about the process of making prints using the
                                                                                                                                                                                    For: Members of Big House Films and ACT M&G                     Prepayment is required to confirm your booking.*                                                                                          CMAG studio printing press. Put this into practice and
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: Free                                                      Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Sun 22 February
      CaNBerra MuseuM aND                                            MaNDy MarTiN: PaiNTiNGs 1981–2008                                                                              RSVP: 6207 3968                                                 CMAG Theatrette                                                       CMaG sTaFF COlleCTiONs FlOOrTalk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              become a printmaker by making your very own prints.
      Gallery COlleCTiON                                             30 May – 6 september                                                                                           CMAG Theatrette                                                                                                                       Thursday 14 May › 12.30 – 2.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              sunday 1 March
      Ongoing                                                        Gallery 2/3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Workshop: Landscape Painting
                                                                                                                                                                                    sunday 1 March › 1.00 – 5.00pm                                  OCeaN TO OuTBaCk: FlOOrTalk series                                    An intriguing insight into the personal collections
      Gallery 1                                                      An exhibition of work by celebrated Australian artist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Explore Australian Landscape paintings in the Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                    My Name is Julia Ross (1945) + No Man Of Her Own (1949)         A series of floortalks focusing on particular works in the National   gathered and cherished by the CMAG staff. Discover who
      An exhibition reflecting Canberra’s history and culture        Mandy Martin whose painting examines the impact of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to Outback exhibition, then move to the studio to
                                                                                                                                                                                    One wife by accident, one by design.                            Gallery of Australia’s travelling exhibition, Ocean to Outback:       collects vintage soft drink bottles, who is passionate about
      highlighting the diverse range of social history objects       man on the Australian landscape and environment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         discover what it is like to be a landscape painter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Australian Landscape Painting 1850–1950.                              Buddhist and Hindu art, who hunts for party tumblers and
      and visual art from the CMAG Permanent Collection.                                                                                                                            sunday 22 March › 1.00 – 5.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: Free                                                            who can’t resist Papua New Guinean bilums. Join the                 sunday 5 april
                                                                                                                                                                                    Orders To Kill (1958) + Murder by Contract (1958)
                                                                     CMaG sTaFF COlleCTiONs                                                                                                                                                         RSVP: 6207 3968                                                       CMAG collectors as they discuss their treasured                     Workshop: Hats! Hats! Hats!
      aCTTaB COlleCTiON                                                                                                                                                             What if the killer has a conscience?                                                                                                  possessions and the addictive world of collecting.
                                                                     7 February – 31 May                                                                                                                                                            Gallery 2/3                                                                                                                               Make like a milliner. Be inspired by the hat collection
      until 15 February                                              Open Collection                                                                                                sunday 3 May › 1.00 – 5.00pm                                                                                                          Cost: Free                                                          of Paul Webb in our CMAG Staff Collections exhibition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday 26 February › 12.30 – 1.00pm
      Gallery 5                                                      An exhibition highlighting the private collections of                                                          Crime Wave (1952) + Blood On The Moon (1948)                                                                                          RSVP: 6207 3968                                                     and head to the studio to design and construct your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ron Radford, Director, National Gallery of Australia and Curator
      This exhibition focuses on the wide range of work              CMAG staff members showcasing a diverse range                                                                  Keeping your friends closer …                                                                                                         Open Collection                                                     very own hat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of Ocean to Outback, discusses selected works from the exhibition.
      purchased with funds donated to CMAG by ACTTAB.                of collecting interests.                                                                                       sunday 31 May › 1.00 – 5.00pm                                                                                                                                                                             sunday 3 May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G, examines interpretations of the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Summerfield (1977) + The Innocents (1961)                       Monaro landscape, focussing on Elioth Gruner’s Murrumbidgee           MeMBers’ PrevieW**                                                  Workshop: Installation
      iN THe CaN                                                     aN aCT OF surreNDer                                                                                            Ethereal mysteries – at home and abroad.                        Ranges, Canberra 1934 and Eric Thake’s Kosciusko and the                                                                                  Discover the remarkable contemporary art practice
      until 1 February                                               27 February – 14 June                                                                                                                                                          Murray Flats at Towong 1932.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MaNDy MarTiN: PaiNTiNGs 1981–2008                                   of installation. Use materials from the CMAG studio in
                                                                                                                                                                                    sunday 28 June › 1.00 – 4.00pm                                                                                                        Thursday 28 May › 6.00 – 8.00pm
      Gallery 2/3                                                    Gallery 5                                                                                                      Godfather II (1974)                                             Thursday 26 March › 12.30 – 1.00pm                                                                                                        ways you never have before to construct a collaborative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G, and curator of the                 installation!
      An exhibition examining social life in Canberra through        2009 is the centenary of the Federal Capital Territory survey.                                                                                                                 Mark Van Veen, Assistant Director: Curatorial & Exhibitions,
                                                                                                                                                                                    Second instalment of our 3 year trilogy commitment.                                                                                   exhibition leads a special preview tour of this survey
      the stories of four cinemas, Capitol Theatre, Civic Theatre,   This year also marks twenty years of self-government in the                                                                                                                    ACT M&G, discusses Arthur Streeton’s artist’s camp via Sirius                                                                             sunday 7 June
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          exhibition of works from 1981 to 2008 by renowned artist,
      Center Cinema and Electric Shadows.                            Territory. The exhibition examines milestones in governance                                                                                                                    Cove 1895 and Sydney Harbour: A Souvenir c.1897.                                                                                          Workshop: Mixed Media Collage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mandy Martin.
                                                                     from the last one hundred years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Deborah Clark, Curator of Visual Arts, explores A Sunday              For: Members and their guests                                       Mix it up and get messy in the studio. Use paint and an
      THe DaWN WaTerHOuse COlleCTiON                                                                                                                                                                                                                Afternoon c.1886 by Tom Roberts.                                      Cost: Free, includes light refreshments                             assortment of materials to make a collage inspired by
      until 25 January                                               siTe-sPeCiFiC series                                                                                           sPeCial eveNT                                                   Thursday 7 May › 12.30 – 1.00pm                                       RSVP: 6207 3968, by Tues 26 May for catering purposes               the paintings of local artist Mandy Martin.
      Gallery 4                                                      7 February – 19 april / 2 May – 19 July                                                                        MOONliGHT MaTiNee                                               Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G, discusses Sidney’s Nolan’s           Gallery 2/3
      This exhibition samples the extraordinary collection of        Gallery 4                                                                                                      sunday 8 February › 8.00 – 11.00pm                              Ku-ring-gai Chase 1948, Inland Australia 1950 and Burke at
      Canberra memorabilia purchased by CMAG in March 2008.          Part of an ongoing series of site specific works of art by                                                                                                                     Cooper ’s Creek 1950.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Join us for an outdoor film screening under the stars                                                                                 sOuND OF sOM
                                                                     Canberra artists responding to CMAG’s glass fronted gallery                                                                                                                    Deborah Clark, Curator of Visual Arts, explores Arthur Boyd’s
                                                                                                                                                                                    in the CMAG courtyard. Big House Films and ACT                                                                                        Tuesday 31 March › 12.30 – 1.30pm
                                                                     on Civic Square.                                                                                                                                                               Boat Builders, Eden 1948.
      PlayiNG HOuse: DOlls’ HOuses                                                                                                                                                  M&G present:                                                                                                                          Tuesday 19 May › 12.30 – 1.30pm
      1947–2007                                                                                                                                                                     Singin’ In The Rain (1952) + extras                                                                                                   Students and staff from the ANU School of Music present             DraWiNG WOrksHOP
      until 26 January                                               DaviD kilBy’s reCOrD COvers                                                                                    Under the stars and behind the scenes of the Golden Age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    OCeaN TO OuTBaCk: a suNBurNT COuNTry                                  a lunchtime recital of Chamber Music comprising differing           saturday 7 February › 11.00am – 5.00pm
      Open Collection                                                13 June – 11 October                                                                                                                                                           School Holiday Program                                                ensembles from the School.                                          Sue Taylor leads a one-day workshop where students will
                                                                                                                                                                                    of Hollywood!
      This exhibition of dolls’ houses and miniatures continues      Open Collection                                                                                                                                                                Thursday 16 april › 10.00am – 12.30pm (6 to 8 years)                  Cost: Gold coin donation                                            develop technical and observational skills needed to draw
                                                                                                                                                                                    Complimentary light refreshments will be served from
      CMAG’s Cabinets of Curiosities series showing private          A fascinating collection of LP record covers from the extensive                                                                                                                Explore the sweeping plains, ragged mountains and far horizons of     RSVP: 6207 3968                                                     the human figure. The workshop will begin by focusing on
      collections in Canberra. It includes fully furnished Lundby    record collection belonging to Canberra personality and long                                                                                                                   the Australian landscape, past, present, and future. What will our    Gallery 1                                                           life drawing, followed by figure drawing (concentrating
                                                                     time presenter on ABC Radio 666 Canberra David Kilby.                                                          For: Members and their guests                                   landscape look like in 100 years? Create your own future landscape                                                                        on portraiture).
      Houses from 1947, 1965 and 2007.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: Free                                                      using a variety of 2D and 3D materials.                                                                                                   For: Adults (suitable for all levels)
                                                                                                                                                                                    RSVP: Essential on 6207 3968, by Wed 28 January                                                                                       arTFOruM leCTure: MaNDy MarTiN                                      Cost: $80 (ACT M&G Members $70). Prepayment required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: $15 (ACT M&G Members $12). Prepayment is required to
                                                                                                                                                                                    CMAG Courtyard                                                                                                                        Wednesday 3 June › 1.00 – 2.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    confirm your booking.*                                                                                                                    to confirm your booking.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Haynes, Director, ACT M&G and curator of the                  Cost includes all materials and afternoon tea.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Tues 14 April
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          exhibition, discusses Mandy Martin: Paintings 1981–2008.            Please BYO lunch.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CMAG Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In association with ANU School of Art.                              Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Tues 3 February
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cost: Free                                                          CMAG Studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CMAG Theatrette
Sidney Nolan: KELLY AND HORSE 1946
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                                                                                                                                                                                    eXHiBiTiONs                                                     PuBliC PrOGraMs                                                       lOver COver: DaviD kilBy’s                                          laNDsCaPe PaiNTiNG FOr
                                                                                                                                                                                    The Foundation Collection                                                                                                             reCOrD COvers                                                       aBsOluTe BeGiNNers
                                                                                                                                                                                    selected works › Ongoing                                                                                                              Wednesday 24 June › 12.30 – 1.30pm                                  Wednesdays 18, 25 February & 4, 11 March › 12.30 – 1.30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are We THere yeT..?                                                   You may not have thought about it much before but
                                                                                                                                                                                    A changing selection of works from the Foundation Collection,                                                                                                                                             Become a landscape painter in four lunchtimes! Explore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    sCHOOl HOliDay PrOGraM                                                record covers are a social document. Join David Kilby,

                                                                                                                                                                                    by renowned Australian artist Sir Sidney Nolan is currently                                                                                                                                               colour theory, create sketches, and experiment with acrylic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday 23 april › 10.00am – 12.30pm (5 to 7 years)                  ABC radio presenter and avid record collector, as he takes
                                                                                                                                                                                    on display in Gallery 1 at Canberra Museum and Gallery.                                                                                                                                                   paints with Educator Amelia Zaraftis using the Ocean to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Travel into the desert with Burke and Wills and explore the red       an amusing but affectionate look at his collection and              Outback exhibition as inspiration. At the end of the program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    centre using Sidney Nolan’s paintings. Create your own desert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          discusses the changing styles of record covers since                you will have an original artwork for your home or office.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    landscape using paint, sand and collage.                              the 1930s.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For: Adult beginners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For: Children aged 5 to 7 years                                       Cost: Free                                                          Cost: $55 (ACT M&G Members $50) for four week workshop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: $15 (ACT M&G Members $12), includes all materials.              RSVP: 6207 3968 (limited seating)
                                                                             selected works by sidney Nolan from the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Prepayment required to confirm your booking.*
                                                                             Nolan Collection will be displayed at CMaG                                                                                                                             Prepayment is required to confirm your booking.*                      Open Collection                                                     All materials provided
                                                                             until further notice.                                                                                                                                                  Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Tues 21 April                                                                                         Bookings and payment: 6207 3968, by Wed 11 February
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CMAG Studio                                                                                                                               CMAG Studio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sidney Nolan: BURKE & WILLS EXPEDITION 1948
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ** Please note: Members’ events are for Members and their guests.

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