The Art of Making

21 March - 4 May

The Art of Making presents finely crafted and intelligently designed works in wood. The exhibition celebrates this craft form by highlighting a selection of work by designer makers who are members of Studio Woodworkers Australia.

Light from Nature

21 March - 1 June

This exhibition at Australian Design Centre, Light from Nature: Kim Dong Wan and Lucy Simpson showcases a cross-cultural collaboration, featuring Kim's glass works incorporating ottchil, and Simpson's representations of dhanggal (mussels) and giba (grinding stones).


21 March - 4 May

These handmade kettles are unique, collectible pieces designed to last a lifetime. Hammered and welded into shape by hand, these kettles bear the mark of their designer maker, Sean O’Connell.

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. 

Ngalama Gundhu Ngura (Sitting Tree Place)

Ngalama Gundhu Ngura (Sitting Tree Place) is an urban resting place for community to meet and reflect on local culture.

ADC's forecourt garden beds have been re-designed, landscaped and revitalised with Indigenous plants and a bench designed to reflect the patterns of the land in the Gadigal Mural, supported by a My Community Project grant, proudly funded by the NSW Government.

Gadigal Mural detail 2019_Photo ADC

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.