Events

November and beyond

There is always something going on at ADC, pop in to get inspired soon. 

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: Denise McDonald of DM Pottery
Watch a live ceramics demonstration by Denise McDonald in store, and observe how she hand builds her iconic Flannel Flower range. Watch pitchers and sugar bowls take form over the course of two hours, and learn all about her craft and techniques.
When: Saturday 25 November, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Where: Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William Street, Darlinghurst
Free event

Designing Bright Futures 
Designing Bright Futures 2017 is a project developed by ADC and UNSW to give a professional exhibition opportunity to a selection of graduating students. Designing Bright Futures will exhibit the work of up to twelve 2017 UNSW Art & Design graduating students across Bachelor and Masters of Design fields including; jewellery, textiles, graphics, object, interactive and spatial design.

Opening night  Thursday 30 November, 6-8pm
Free event, RSVP essential. Book here. 

ADC Christmas Shopping Night/ Art @ Night Walk - East Sydney
Wednesday 6 December, 6 -8pm
ADC will be open for a pre-Christmas shopping night. Find all your unique and handmade gifts in one place with some festive celebrations. 
Free event. Follow our Facebook event for all the updates here

Sydney Living Museums Christmas Fare
ADC is curating Makers Lane Market stalls at Sydney Living Museums' annual artisan food market at historic Hyde Park Barracks Museum. 
When: Thursday 14 December, 4 - 9pm
Where: Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney
Free event. 

ADC Christmas shutdown
Saturday 23 December - Tuesday 9 January 2018 
Wishing you a creative and safe holiday season! 

OBSESSED – Compelled to make  Gallery 1
Open Thursday 8 February – Sat 24 March 2018

Future Artefacts Gallery 2
Open Thursday 8 February – Sat 24 March 2018



Image: ADC William St 2017. Photo Simon Cardwell.

Below: Opening night Object Therapy 2017. Photo Boaz Nothman