• Profile: Contemporary Jewellery and Object Award

    9 August - 28 September 2022 

    A diverse group of 73 national and international contemporary jewellers and object designers have been shortlisted for exhibition. Their work considers concepts from the personal to topical, crafted across a wide material range from precious gold to plastic waste.

  • Object Space

    Dinner Table Syndrome

    4 August - 28 September

    Sue Jo Wright is a Sydney-based artist using textiles to explore the concept of ‘Dinner Table Syndrome’, a term used to describe the alienation deaf and hard-of-hearing people experience every day at important social gatherings — such as at the dining table.

  • 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.

  • Object: stories of design and craft

    Podcast Series 1: Masters of Craft

    We all have objects in our lives. Some are functional, some decorative and many hold memories of important places and people. Who makes these things and why? This new podcast delves into the stories of creative Australians and the objects they make.

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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.