28 September – 22 November 2023
Australian Design Centre presents this major new national award celebrating innovation in contemporary craft and design.
The winner of the MAKE Award will receive a cash prize of $35,000 with a second prize of $10,000, making it the richest non-acquisitive prize for craft and design in Australia.
5 October – 22 November 2023
Eight makers from Australia and New Zealand explore materiality in contemporary jewellery, body adornment, and objects.
Studio 63: Ebony Russell and Alexandra Standen
22 September–22 November 2023
Responding to their shared love of vintage Australian lusterware this project by Ebony Russell and Alexandra Standen focuses on a collaborative series of ceramic sconces and lamps.
Curated by Bridget Kennedy for Australian Design Centre, this group installation features 12 makers who have repurposed costume jewellery and other found objects into new pieces.
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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