Last week in the NSW mid-north coast town of Bowraville, Australian Design Centre partnered with the Indigenous Jewellery Project’s Emily McCulloch Childs and contemporary jeweller Melinda Young, for a week of professional development workshops with Gumbayngirr artists.
We are calling for applications from New South Wales designers and makers to exhibit in Object Space in 2021. There are three exhibition opportunities available this year. Expressions of interest close 19 February.
Listed here are the highlights in contemporary craft and design exhibitions, festivals and events happening across Australia in 2021. There is so much happening! Use this ready reference to find the best craft and design experiences across the year.
There is also a list of state based organisations in the Australian Craft and Design Centres (ACDC) national network and national craft guilds.
In the lead up to Christmas, ADC's retail space, Object Shop has taken over the whole lower gallery. Featuring limited edition jewellery, ceramics, textiles, glass and cards, all hand crafted by over 100 leading Australian makers and emerging talent new stock is arriving daily.
We are delighted to announce that Australian Design Centre is part of the Sydney Festival 2021, Australian Made program. We are presenting two exhibitions, multiple workshops, maker talks and a special Sydney Festival edition of our renowned Makers Market.