What's on


14 June - 24 July

WORKSHOPPED19 showcases the very best in new Australian design by emerging and established designers. 38 designers have been selected this year with entrants answering the brief: Fit for Purpose. Does the chair, table or lamp do what you’d hoped it would? Is it comfortable, functional, do you smile when you look at it?

Object Space

2 July - 13 August

Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. From 2 July in Object Space is the exhibition Gadigal Mural, curated by First Nations Creative Producers Dennis Golding, celebrating NAIDOC 2019 and the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Language.

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.

Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft | Prue Venables 

1 August - 25 September

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.

Sydney Craft Week

Friday 11 October – Sunday 20 October 2019

Sydney Craft Week is an inspirational festival that speaks to our fundamental human urge to create, while also showcasing exceptional contemporary craft.

Profile '19 Awards

Enter Profile '19 Awards, the 6th JMGA-NSW Biennial Curated Award Exhibition for Jewellery, Objects and Metalsmithing