• Sydney Craft Week Festival

    Thursday 8 to Sunday 17 October

    Join us to celebrate the value of craft and the skill, beauty and joy that handcrafted objects bring to our lives. Features over 50 exhibitions, workshops, talks and events!

  • OBJECT 150

    We've relaunched our award winning commissioning project Object 150 to support makers through the continued Sydney lockdown. 

    Object 150 is where you pay $150 to have an original, unique, handmade object created exclusively for you by one of our makers. 

    Our featured makers for October are Chrystie Longworth and Outer Island.

  • ADC On Tour

    ADC Travelling Exhibitions

    Since the 1970s ADC has toured nationally and been at the forefront of providing regional Australia with access to cutting edge work and ideas. Find out about our travelling exhibition program here.

  • News

    Find out all the latest news, interviews, events and opportunities at ADC.

  • Shop handmade, unique, collectible

    Object Shop represents the work of over 100 emerging and established makers and designers, both from Sydney and across Australia.   We stock a curated collection of locally designed and handmade ceramics, jewellery, textiles, glass, homewares, publications​ and more. Find gifts ideas either in store or online.


Stay up to date with all the news from the ADC and world of design, get early invites to events and workshops, and access to exclusive tools and resources.

  • Object Digital

    Australian Design Centre's ideas hub

    Delve into articles, essays, films and interviews covering a huge range of craft and design on Object Digital. 

  • About us

    We are a leading centre for contemporary craft and design in Australia. We play a critical role in building a significant design culture for this country by nurturing a nation of innovative makers and thinkers and inspiring audiences to use design in their lives.

  • Champion Creativity

    ADC enables craftspeople and designers to reach their full potential by presenting exhibitions and programs demonstrating excellence in craft and design and investigating possibilities to transform the future.

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