• Exhibition | Happy objects.

    18 November — 2 February 2022

    Happy objects is an exhibition exploring the value of objects. We asked 21 people from various backgrounds and professions to share with us a 'happy object' and tell us the story about this object.

  • The Art of Making

    Studio Woodworkers Australia

    10 February - 15 March

    This exhibition demonstrates technical mastery pushing creative and material boundaries. Across a selection of furniture, objects and wall pieces, the exhibition highlights the unique qualities of Australian timbers and fine craft and design skills.

  • Apothecary Now! by Sassy Park

    18 November 2021 - 2 February 2022

    Inspired by Renaissance apothecary jars (or albarellos), Sassy Park’s pots use similar maiolica glaze techniques and motifs, linking the current Covid-19 pandemic to history. The hand painted pots reflect the recent preoccupation with newly developed pharmaceutical vaccines, controversial cures and pandemic messaging.

  • 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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