We are delighted to announce that the Australia Council for the Arts has awarded Australian Design Centre a $50,000 Contemporary Touring Initiative grant to develop a new ADC On Tour national touring exhibition.
We’re delighted to announce that The Australian Ceramics Association is partnering with Australian Design Centre (ADC) to develop an ADC On Tour national touring exhibition of Australian contemporary ceramics.
We see the next four years as an opportunity for ambitious programming that positions designers and craftspeople as creative problem-solvers during a challenging and critical time for Australia and the world.
An emergency meeting was convened by the National Association of the Visual Arts with sector leaders, including ADC’s CEO Lisa Cahill, to discuss the impact on the Australian cultural sector of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Australia Council for the Arts has a new program in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A $5 million fund has been established this financial year as an early response initiative. The grants open for applications on Thursday and we encourage all small organisations, artists, makers and designers to apply.
Sydney Craft Week is about celebrating creativity and the handmade in all its forms and in 2020 our theme is Change Makers. The Imperfect Manifesto by Blue Mountains-based textile artist Julie Paterson gives us a framework to let go of the fear of failure and embrace unrestrained and joyful creativity.