Exhibition - Happy objects.
18 November — 2 February 2022
Happy objects is an exhibition exploring the value of objects. We asked 21 people from various backgrounds and professions to share with us a 'happy object' and tell us the story about this object.
Object Space: Apothecary Now! by Sassy Park
18 November 2021 - 2 February 2022
Inspired by Renaissance apothecary jars (or albarellos), Sassy Park’s pots use similar maiolica glaze techniques and motifs, linking the current Covid-19 pandemic to history. The hand painted pots reflect the recent preoccupation with newly developed pharmaceutical vaccines, controversial cures and pandemic messaging.
Revisiting Shoei Yoh
30 November 2021 - 2 February 2022
Presented by Australian Design Centre, Revisiting Shoei Yoh is an exhibition by the University of New South Wales and Kyushu University that draws from the archive of Japanese architect and late 20th century pioneer of digital design, Shoei Yoh.
The Art of Making
Studio Woodworkers Australia
10 February - 15 March
This exhibition demonstrates technical mastery pushing creative and material boundaries. Across a selection of furniture, objects and wall pieces, the exhibition highlights the unique qualities of Australian timbers and fine craft and design skills.
DESIGN101: Series return
Book now for a repeat season of the popular series DESIGN101: Everything you wanted to know about design and more!
In this unique series, produced by ADC in collaboration with ArtsPeople, host Kathryn Hunyor returns to guide you through key moments in design history, along with expert guest lecturers and invited guest designers in six weeks of entertaining lectures.
When: Wednesdays 6 April to 25 May 2022 6 - 8pm
Object: stories of design and craft podcast
We all have objects in our lives. Some are functional, some decorative and many hold memories of important places and people. Who makes these things and why? This new podcast delves into the stories of creative Australians and the objects they make.
Design | Isolate
60+ designers/creative thinkers document their thoughts on Covid-19, isolation, what ‘a new normal’ Australia might look like in a handmade journal with sketches, diagrams, collage and text.
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.