June 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.
Find out what's on here

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


WORKSHOPPED19 Designers Floor Talk
Meet a selection of WORKSHOPPED19 designers and hear their stories of tackling production issues while creating designs that are covetable and functional. Designers will discuss the specifics of their own pieces in furniture, product or lighting design, whilst also engaging in a more general discussion about contemporary Australian design. The event will be hosted by Workshopped Director Raymond Scott.
When: Saturday 6 July 2019, 11.30am - 1pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free event, book here
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Sydney East Art Walk
When: Saturday 13 July and 23 November 2019, 12 - 4pm & Saturday 15 February 2020, 12 - 4pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free events
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Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival 2019 
Australian Design Centre (ADC) is presenting Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival in the lead up to Sydney Craft Week. Fresh from the UK to Sydney for two screenings on Thursday 12 September 2019 at the Chauvel Cinemas Paddington and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on Saturday 21 September.
When: Thursday 12 September, 6.30pm start
Where: Chauvel Cinema, 249 Oxford St (Cnr Oxford st & Oatley Rd), Paddington.
Tickets:  General admission, $30.00 Concession: $25.00 ADC Friends: $25.00
Times Part one: 6.30pm-8.00pm | Part Two: 8.15-9.30pm
Tickets available soon! 

Prue Venables: Floor Talk
Acclaimed ceramicist Prue Venables is the ninth artist in the ADC series Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft. Her major body of work for this exhibition explores the significance of everyday objects through multiple sequences of forms in porcelain, with additional elements in metal and wood. Meet Prue Venables in this unique opportunity to hear her discussing her works and giving a tour of the exhibition. 
When: Friday 2 August Time TBC
Where: Australian Design Centre
Tickets available soon!

ADC Makers Market
Australian Design Centre's boutique outdoor Makers Market is back again in October 2019 as part of the Sydney Craft Week festival.
When: Saturday 19 October 2019, 10am - 4pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free entry
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Image:  Still from Nyayuku Papa, 2018. Photo: Tjipani Desert Weavers