Sydney Craft Week 2020

9 -18 October

Sydney Craft Week is about celebrating creativity and the handmade in all its forms. This festival creates the opportunity for the whole community to engage with craft, experience the benefits of making, and purchase local handmade work.

The Festival runs from Friday 9 to Sunday 18 October.

This year we have 115+ events at 60 venues throughout Sydney, including 56 workshops, 41 exhibitions, 9 talks and 10 digital events.

Access the full program here

All the participants have COVID-Safe protocols in place for a safe festival.

The Sydney Craft Week Festival is a space for all of us to celebrate making, to help each other deal with change, to make new connections, friends and colleagues, and perhaps to forge new collaborations that speak to this constant change in our world.

“Despite the difficult year we are experiencing with COVID-19, Sydney’s makers and designers have worked with us to develop an inspirational and optimistic program that speaks to the Change Maker in all of us,” said Festival Directors Lisa Cahill and Penny Craswell.


Explore the Sydney Craft Week webpage for all the events and workshops here.

There are 42 exhibitions, installations and pop-up displays during Sydney Craft Week across the city. Find out more.

Explore Sydney Craft Week by material here

Book a workshop here


Read about the 2020 theme 'Change Makers' and interview with Sydney Craft Week's chief change maker Sasha Titchkosky here.

An initiative of the Australian Design Centre, Sydney Craft Week is supported by Government Partner City of Sydney with a festivals and events sponsorship grant and also by major partner Skein Sisters.


Festival Dates: Friday 9 – Sunday 18 October 2020

Dedicated to making by hand across Greater Sydney.

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Sydney Craft Week is proudly presented by Australian Design Centre.

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Images: Illustration: Maria Pia Mosquera, 2020. Craft workshop. Image courtesy of D'Alton Baker Productions (lower)