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.


Find our opening hours, transport, parking and contact details here.

Design News

Keep up to date with Australian Design Centre. You can subscribe to our monthly newsletter and also find all the previous Design News stories here.

Venue Hire

Our beautiful new gallery space is available for corporate and community hire. Whether it's a private occasion, work function or boutique event, our space has accommodated a range of events for organisations including Tropfest, The School of Life, and Interbrand.


Your generosity will help us to continue to develop our acclaimed exhibitions, education and public programs, research, digital content, partnerships and our national touring program.

Partners & Donors

We are grateful to all of our partners for their generous support of Australian innovation, creativity and design. Whether it's government support, or the continued patronage of our valued donors, gifts of all sizes, big and small, help us to continue to deliver a diverse creative program.

Volunteer Program

Join Australian Design Centre as a volunteer to develop your skills and follow your passion for craft and design by assisting in our gallery, exhibition events and public programs or a design work experience placement.


Have you got questions? We'd love to answer them. Find out more about the Australian Design Centre and how you can get involved.

Staff & Board

Find out more about the who's who in the ADC zoo...

ADC in the media

Australian Design Centre media releases

Annual reports

Australian Design Centre Annual Reports.


We work with some of the best, most passionate and talented individuals in the industry and we're always on the lookout for new talent. Could that be you? Check out our latest positions at the Australian Design Centre.

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.