What's on

Island Welcome

11 April - 5 June 2019

Island Welcome is a group exhibition exploring contemporary jewellery as a gesture of welcome. Inspired by the welcome garlands of many traditional island cultures, a group of contemporary jewellers have made a neckpiece, lei or garland interpreting the theme of welcome and considering current Australian immigration and refugee policy. 

The Teapot Project

11 April - 5 June 2019

The Teapot Project is a unique collaboration between master gold and silversmith Hendrik Forster and object maker and designer Kenny Son. The resulting exhibition is a collision of craft and design; and the innovation and industry that is created when collaboration is central to the process. 

Object Space

11 April - 26 May

Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. The Object Space exhibition is the work of Suzanne McRae. Her practice, Hip Hip Decay fuses decorative antiquity with contemporary object making.

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.

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.


WORKSHOPPED19 is open to all Australian industrial, furniture, lighting and object designers, emerging and established. Does your design demand attention and is it fit for purpose? Are you ready to take the next steps toward production or looking to test your market?

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.