There is always something going on at ADC and we are regularly posting new events and workshops. 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.
Find out what's on here

Gallery Tour Times
Tuesdays, 2.30pm
Wednesdays, 11.30am
Thursdays, 2.30pm
Fridays, 11.30am

Call on us on 9361 4555 to make a booking or register at the front desk 10mins prior to tour time. 

Events

Guided Tour of SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary
Join a guided tour of the exhibition SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary 1962–2022. The 30-minute tour will be hosted by ADC CEO and Artistic Director Lisa Cahill at 1.30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday weekly. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a walk through this important exhibition to learn about the 22 artists included in the show and the history of the Journal of Australian Ceramics (The JAC).
When: Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 and Thursday 5, 12, 19, May 1.30 - 2pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free entry, bookings essential: register here

SIXTY Finissage
Join us to celebrate the last day of the exhibition SIXTY: The Journal of Australian Ceramics 60th Anniversary 1962–2022. Visit the exhibition, enjoy a beverage and listen to our special guest speakers.
When: Wednesday 25 May, 6-8pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free entry, bookings essential: register here

Transformative Repair x ADC: Auction
Join us for this ground-breaking design event - an auction of creatively repaired broken objects provided by notable climate change activists and reinterpreted by leading designers.
When: Thursday 9 June, 6-8pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free event, register here

Transformative Repair x ADC: Floor Talk
Join us to preview the auction items for a Floor Talk with the curators and designers.
When: Saturday 4 June, 2-3pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free event, register here

Sydney Craft Week
Sydney’s only festival dedicated to the handmade, Sydney Craft Week returns from 7 to 16 October.
When: 7 - 16 October 2022
Where: Across Sydney
Find out more sydneycraftweek.com

ADC Makers Market
Join us under the big shady trees of Palmer Street where you’ll find locally designed, handmade, and collectible textiles, jewellery, ceramics and objects for the home. This local street market features more than 20 Sydney-based artists and invited regional makers who have been selected for their exceptional work. This event is part of Sydney Craft Week.
What: Australian Design Centre Makers Market
Where: Palmer Street, Darlinghurst (between William Street and Stanley Street), and ADC 113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst
When: Saturday 15 October 2022, 10am - 4pm
Entry: Free

ADC Walk

Sydney East Art Walk 

Take the self-guided art walk and explore or discover some of Sydney's leading art galleries and art spaces. 

What: Sydney East Art Walk
When: Saturday 4 June, 12 - 4pm
Where: Australian Design Centre & 19 venues across East Sydney
Free event 

View the walk on Google maps

Susan Frost, Rise, 2022 (view 2). Photo: Grant Hancock

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