Events

October 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.
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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

Events

Jogakbo Patchwork Techniques with Taerim Claire Jeon

Jogakbo retains the essence of traditional Korean textile art and refers to a handsewn patchwork technique. You will learn useful techniques and gain a cultural understanding of the history and aesthetic in this delightful workshop for all ages and levels.
Taerim Claire Jeon is a Sydney based Jogakbo artist who strongly identifies with her Korean heritage. She re-interprets traditional methods and explores new forms of Jogakbo with her dyed and handsewn works. A former children’s book and magazine illustrator, Claire discovered a passion for Jogakbo making over fifteen years ago and now enjoys teaching classes with the Korean Cultural Centre and from her own studio. Her works are an excellent example of traditional Korean Jogbakbo combining a refined aesthetic, skill and use of the various techniques with a contemporary flair.

See Claire's exhibition Intergradation, in Object Space, our 24-hour window gallery at ADC from 3 October – 13 November 2019.
This workshop and exhibition is presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre, Australia.

When: Saturday 26 October 2019, 12.30 - 3.30pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Tickets: Free, bookings required, 15 participants per session/ no experience or age required/ all materials provided
Tickets available here
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Traditional Korean Yeomsaek Cloth Dyeing Workshop
Learn how to make natural cloth dyes using traditional Korean methods and plants such as tea, saffron and gardenia. During the workshop you will learn how to use these plants most effectively and the process of dyeing and setting the cloth.
Taerim Claire Jeon is a Sydney based Jogakbo artist who strongly identifies with her Korean heritage. She re-interprets traditional methods and explores new forms of Jogakbo with her dyed and hand sewn works. A former children’s book and magazine illustrator, Claire discovered a passion for Jogakbo making over fifteen years ago and now enjoys teaching classes with the Korean Cultural Centre and from her own studio. Her works are an excellent example of traditional Korean Jogbakbo combining a refined aesthetic, skill and use of the various techniques with a contemporary flair.

See Claire's exhibition Intergradation, in Object Space, our 24-hour window gallery at ADC from 3 October – 13 November 2019.
This workshop and exhibition is presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre, Australia.

When: Saturday 9 November 2019, 1 - 4.00pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Tickets: Free, bookings required, 8 participants per session/ ages 16+ / all materials provided
Tickets available here
Follow the Facebook event here for updates

Sydney East Art Walk
When: Saturday 23 November 2019, 12 - 4pm & Saturday 15 February 2020, 12 - 4pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free event
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Image (top):  Queen of Spring, Made using recycled silk organza. 
Image (bottom): Cynthia the ibis by Vanessa Ion for Sydney Craft Week. Photo courtesy of ADC.