Profile 2019: Contemporary Jewellery and Object Award

3 October - 13 November 2019

Australian Design Centre (ADC) presents this biennial award exhibition in partnership with the Jewellery and Metalworkers Guild of NSW (JMGA-NSW). With over 75 works this exhibition presents a diverse and prehensive cross-section of national and international contemporary jewellers and object designers.

Response: Small tapestries from the Australian Tapestry Workshop

3 October - 13 November 2019

Response – Small Tapestries from the Australian Tapestry Workshop showcases a diverse range of interpretive responses by ATW studio weavers to designs by contemporary Australian artists including Arlene Textaqueen, Rhett D’Costa, Irene Barberis, Andrew Cooks, Judi Singleton and Jon Cattapan.

Object Space

William Street Window Gallery

On display in Object Space from 3 October to 11 November 2019 is the exhibition Intergradation by Taerim Claire Jeon.

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.

On Tour

ADC Travelling Exhibitions

Since the 1970s ADC has toured nationally and been at the forefront of providing regional Australia with access to cutting edge work and ideas. Find out about our travelling exhibition program here.

Object Shop

Object Shop sells the work of over 90 Australian makers and designers and is located within our William Street gallery. We hold Maker Markets, Meet-the-maker session, crafting workshops and special retail events. Find out more about the makers and shop events here.


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Past exhibitions and events

Explore previous ADC exhibitions and events through websites, blogs and information.

About Australian Design Centre

A little bit about us

We are a leading centre for contemporary craft and design in Australia. We play a critical role in building a significant design culture for this country by nurturing a nation of innovative makers and thinkers and inspiring audiences to use design in their lives. Find out more about us here.