What's on

Following government advice to close non-essential public spaces, Australian Design Centre is closed until further notice.

Made / Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery

Coming soon

Made/Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery is an ADC On Tour exhibition that includes the work of 22 contemporary artists working in Australia now.

Object Space

26 March - 27 May 2020

Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. On display from 26 March - 27 May 2020 is the exhibition In the Fire Zone: How to Cook a Knife by Dianne Beevers.


20th Anniversary Edition

Calling all designers! We are looking for the very best in new design. Designs should be both functional and beautiful, with carefully considered form and detailing. They should be innovative, inspirational designs that will stand the test of time. 


Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards

Australian Design Centre in partnership with Seed Stitch Collective is calling for applications from NSW textile artists to take part in the Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards to be exhibited at ADC in October/November.

Applications now open. 

Events and workshops

A great range of events coming up to keep you inspired. Grab a friend and come into the Centre for workshops, talks and inspiration. 

Gadigal Mural

Gadigal Mural, designed by Sydney artist Jason Wing, with ADC's First Nations Creative Producers Dennis Golding and Lucy Simpson is a collaborative artwork referencing both the topographical patterning and material culture of Gadigal country.