• MAKE Award

    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. 

  • Deep Material Energy II

    5 October – 22 November 2023

    Eight makers from Australia and New Zealand explore materiality in contemporary jewellery, body adornment, and objects.

  • Object Space

    Lynn Pavey: Febrile Momentum

    3 August – 21 September 2023

    Febrile Momentum (2023), in its three-dimensional intricacy, echoes the forms found across Kati Thanda – Lake Eyre, Australia's largest salt lake; from crusty clay pans in stunning earthy hues.

  • Remade-Reloved 2023

    5 October – 22 November 2023

    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 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

    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. 

  • News

    Find out all the latest news, events and announcements at Australian Design Centre.

  • 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. 

  • Sydney Craft Week Festival

    It's nearly 'time' for the 2023 city-wide Festival to begin! Start planning your Festival experience now.


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