March and beyond

There is always something going on at ADC, pop in to get inspired soon. Follow our pages on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date. 

Free gallery tours
Make the most of your trip to the Australian Design Centre with our free daily exhibition tours. Our friendly gallery staff will introduce you to our current exhibitions, gallery space and Object Shop. 
Gallery Tour Times
Tuesdays, 2.30pm
Wednesdays, 11.30am
Thursdays, 2.30pm
Fridays, 11.30am
Saturdays, 11.30 and 2.30pm
The gallery tours are free but we appreciate if you can book using the link here

Meet the Maker: studio MAAIKE
Meet the Maker behind studio MAAIKE! Making Object Shop her studio home for the morning, designer/ maker Maaike will be experimenting with soft sculpture, upholstery and tufting, developing techniques to form her new furniture line, Desert Flowers. She’ll be folding, pleating and straining a variety of textiles and stuffings, as well as exploring assembly techniques for sculptural tufts. Maaike is always happy to talk about process, exploration and making, so we hope you’ll feel free to drop in with questions, comments and curiosity.
When: Saturday 17 March, 11am - 1pm
Free event. Follow the Facebook event for more information here

Meet the Maker: Leonie Simpson
Jeweller and designer Leonie Simpson will be in store demonstrating wax carving techniques, used in the creation of her unique Stone Set series.  Leonie will also be available to talk about her practice and design techniques through out the demonstration. More information here.
When: Saturday 7 April, 11am - 1pm
Free event: Follow the Facebook event for more information here.

Meet the Maker: Paula do Prado
Fibre artist Paula do Prado will be using Object Shop like a ‘studio space’ for the day. See Paula working on her current project and witness the various materials and techniques she uses. This will be a great opportunity to see how all the fine details of Paula's work come together and to chat to her about her creative process.
When: Saturday 21 April, 1pm - 3pm
Free event. Follow the Facebook event for more information here.

Image: ADC William St 2017. Photo Simon Cardwell.

Below: Opening night Object Therapy 2017. Photo Boaz Nothman