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FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES is a visual conversation between architectural photographer Shannon McGrath and digital craftsperson Marcus Piper.
17 August - 23 September

Sydney Craft Week

Handmade in a digital age

Bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the handmade and the pleasure of making, bringing together Sydney’s contemporary craft community in a city-wide festival for the very first time.  
Friday 6 to Sunday 15 October 2017


Explore all the latest news from ADC including information about upcoming events, exhibitions and people working in the craft and design sector. 

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.

Object Shop

Object Shop sells the work of over 50 local makers and designers and is located within our William Street gallery. We hold Maker Markets, Meet-the-maker session, crafting workshops and special retail events. Find out more about the makers and shop events here.


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Educating curious, young minds about the power of design is our mission. With an ever changing future it is crucial, more than ever, that we educate our young about how to create a better world with design principles. Find out more about which resources you might be interested and about how ADC can help with your learning curriculum.


Past exhibitions and events

Explore previous ADC exhibitions and events through websites, blogs and information.

About Australian Design Centre

A little bit 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. Find out more about us here.