Events

AHEC presents Discovered: a showcase of emerging international talent

15 Sep, 2021

This September, the Design Museum plays host to a global showcase of the next generation of design talent. Bringing together 20 emerging designers from 16 countries, Discovered presents a visionary group of young creatives from across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia in an extraordinary showcase of furniture, objects and sculptural…

Sampling the Future at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

1 Sep, 2021

From 3D-printed corals and modular underwater reef structures, to robotically printed and knitted architecture, Sampling the Future, a new exhibition at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, reveals some of the extraordinary ways that advanced technologies and manufacturing are shaping our near and distant futures. Sampling the Future showcases new…

Tapestry Design Prize for Architects 2021 shortlist announcement

30 Jul, 2021

The $10 000 Tapestry Design Prize for Architects, offers entrants an unparalleled opportunity to consider the capacity by which contemporary tapestry can articulate, transform and enrich architectural space. In 2021, architects worldwide responded to three designs sites across the award-winning Phoenix Central Park, Sydney, designed by John Wardle Architects and…

An Introduction to Bee-Friendly Urban Beekeeping courses

21 Jul, 2021

Interested in having your bees in your backyard? This spring the Honey Fingers beekeepers are offering two day introductory courses on bee-friendly urban beekeeping. The course covers theory, a bee-centric philosophy and hands-on workshops in honey extraction, beehive inspections and frame building. Included in the course is a picnic lunch…

Living Cities Forum 2021 goes digital

21 Jul, 2021

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today revealed the full program for Living Cities Forum 2021, shifting to an online event in light of Melbourne’s current restrictions and uncertainty. The event will be streamed on Friday 23 July for free to the general public via the Living Cities Forum website. The program…

ICONIC Australian Design at Willaura Railway Station Gallery

15 Jul, 2021

Willaura Railway Station Gallery is located in a small country town with a population of approximately 300 residents. It is a community gallery with big ideas, and is always searching for ways to attract visitors to turn off the highway and into Willaura’s main street. This month, Willaura Modern will…

Melbourne Conversations: Visions for the CBD

7 Jul, 2021

What or who should inform the design our CBD moving forward? Well, it depends who you ask. Hear from a range of urban planners, city dwellers, artists and designers as they discuss the new normal in placemaking as well as how we can fuse sustainability practises and Aboriginal knowledge to…

TarraWarra Museum of Art announces WILAM BIIK exhibition

22 Jun, 2021

TarraWarra Museum of Art will stage a major exhibition as part of the Yalingwa Visual Arts Initiative, focused on the Home Country of First Nations artists from South-East Australia. WILAM BIIK, 31 July – 7 November 2021, is curated by Wurundjeri and Dja Dja Wurrung woman Stacie Piper as part of…

Dystopia/Utopia:2070 exhibition

27 May, 2021

Are we heading for a dystopian or utopian world in 2070? In this upcoming exhibition, artists and writers respond to speculative fiction and imagine possible future scenarios. Given what we have been experiencing recently, whether it be cataclysmic natural events like bushfires or world-wide pandemics, are we headed for a…