ADC On Tour

Touring has been central to our work for 50 years. Since the 1970s ADC has toured nationally and been at the forefront of providing regional Australia with access to cutting edge work and ideas and since 2006, more than 50% of our touring venues have been regionally based.

Made/Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery

Jewellery is an act of art, craft and design that also lives and breathes on the bodies of those who wear it. This ADC On Tour exhibition, curated by Australian Design Centre, includes the work of 22 artists working in contemporary jewellery in Australia today.

Black triangulated form and Black pedestal bowl, 2019. Photos: Terence Bogue

Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft \ Prue Venables 

Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the Australian Design Centres series Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft. Prue's sculptural artwork possess clarity, luminosity and a quiet beauty.  The exhibition is an ADC On Tour national touring exhibition opening at fourteen locations across Australia from 2019 to 2022.

SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary 1962–2022

SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary 1962–2022 is a special ADC On Tour exhibition project presented in partnership with The Australian Ceramics Association to acknowledge this significant anniversary.

Profile: Contemporary Jewellery and Object Award

In partnership with the Jewellery and Metalsmiths Group of Australia – NSW Inc., Australian Design Centre presents Profile: Contemporary Jewellery and Object Award. A diverse group of 73 national and international contemporary jewellers and object designers.

Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award 2022

Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Award highlights the ideas, materials and processes explored by textile and fibrecraft artists based in NSW and ACT. Diverse themes feature in this exhibition and award, ranging from satirical humour to environmental concerns.