Events

Mud Talks: The Magic and Art of Beekeeping

14 Apr, 2021

As the beekeeping season comes to a close, you’re invited to view new sculptural works and enjoy the last of the 20/21 season honey harvest. The new works, entitled: What it is to be broken. What It Is To Mend is a collaboration between Mud Australia and Honey Fingers. Many things changed…

JamFactory presents Ceramica Maxima

4 Apr, 2021

Ceramica Maxima is a flamboyant showcase of colour, shape, form, pattern and texture as explored by nine contemporary Australian ceramic artists through the painted and glazed surfaces of their pottery. Heavily decorated, haphazardly glazed and layered with colour, the artworks in this exhibition celebrate a painterly aesthetic and underscore the unusual…

By-Product 2021 at Melbourne Design Week

18 Mar, 2021

By-Product is a group exhibition exploring how circular economy and open-source knowledge sharing can help reduce waste in design, produced by E tū and Ulla-Britta. Leading Australian designers are creating an object made from waste by-products from their practice and making their process and insights open-source for the broader design…

Design Lab \ Prue Venables in conversation with Lisa Cahill, CEO ADC

17 Mar, 2021

The works of Prue Venables show a true mastery of materials. They demonstrate a profound understanding of porcelain, that most precious and temperamental of clays, whose fine-grain and opaque qualities are expressed in rigorous works of refined detail. These are handmade functional artworks that possess clarity, luminosity and a quiet…

‘Preliminary Structures’ contemporary craft exhibition

16 Mar, 2021

‘Preliminary Structures’ (9 March – 4 April 2021) is a contemporary craft exhibition featuring the work of makers and designers working across ceramic and glass disciplines. Presented as part of Melbourne Design Week, the curated exhibition will showcase sculptural works created through experimentations with moulding and casting techniques over a…

Melbourne Design Week 2021 satellite program revealed

16 Mar, 2021

This March, Australia’s leading international design event – Melbourne Design Week (26 March – 05 April) – will present its largest satellite program to date, with more than 300 events taking place across Melbourne and greater Victoria. Complementing the main program of international speakers, industry events and public programs held…