What's on

On now


17 August - 27 September

The exhibitionFRACTURE: DIFFERENCESis a visual conversation between architectural photographer Shannon McGrath and digital craftsperson Marcus Piper that explores the interplay of light in abstract spatial environments.

On now

Green Asylum

17 August - 27 September

Green Asylum is a large-scale experimental textile and video installation that blurs the boundaries between tapestry weaving and architecture, landscape and language by multi-disciplinary creative Charlotte Haywood.

Coming Soon


6 October –  15 November

Renaissance engineer Professor Melissa Knothe Tate turns art and science on their heads. This transdisciplinary, interactive exhibition presents her multifunctional textiles and smart materials inspired by nature, tying together the fields of biotechnology and textile design on "The Cellular Catwalk."

Coming Soon


6 October - 15 November

The exhibition Bulay(i):Buku-Larrnggay Mulka & The Indigenous Jewellery Project features 40 Yolŋu jewellers from Buku-Larrnggay Mulka who participated in the workshops with the Indigenous Jewellery Project over 2016 and early 2017.

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.

Sydney Craft Week

Hand made in a digital age
6 - 15 October 2017

Bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making, bringing together Sydney’s contemporary craft community in a city-wide festival for the very first time.

2017 Exhibitions Program

ADC's exhibition program for 2017 celebrates the value and power of making in our lives through an exciting series of exhibitions and public programs featuring some of Australia’s most dynamic makers.