• Mutukaku Ngura: Motorcar Country

    30 March – 7 June 2023

    In this new exhibition, Tjanpi Desert Weavers ingeniously combine cultural weaving practices with recycling found objects in a series of hanging fibre sculptures created by weaving native grass onto the metal car seat frames salvaged from the remains of burnt-out motorcars.

  • Weaving matter: materials and context

    30 March – 7 June 2023

    Contemporary weavers exploring diverse concepts through experimentation with materials and weave structures to create innovative and contemporary stories.

  • News

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  • Melbourne Design Fair

    18-21 May 2023

    Australian Design Centre presents ten designers at the upcoming Melbourne Design Fair curated by Rina Bernabei and Lisa Cahill in a booth collaboration with Australian Tapestry Workshop.

  • 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.


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  • About ADC

    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 to use design in their lives.

  • Object Shop

    Handmade. Unique. Collectible.

    Object Shop supports over 100 leading and emerging Australian designer makers.  Find limited-edition, handmade and collectible jewellery, ceramics, objects and textiles. 

  • 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.