Events

Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert presents collaborative exhibition Anthologia

13 Aug, 2020

Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert is excited to present the first collaborative exhibition Anthologia between Queensland ceramist Sarah Rayner and jeweller Sophie Carnell. Sophie Carnell is a jeweller/maker working out of Bruny Island, Tasmania. Both Carnell and Rayner explore relationships to landscape, place, and interconnections with the environment. Working separately and together…

artisan reopens with two new exhibitions inspired by COVID-19

1 Aug, 2020

artisan, Queensland’s peak body for craft, has fully reopened with the launch of two new exhibitions inspired by the global COVID-19 experience: AboutFace and artisan Collects. AboutFace takes as its departure the highly evocative symbol of COVID-19, the face mask. The iconic image of the surgical mask emerged as a symbol for COVID-19 and…

Energy Efficiency Expo 2020

1 Aug, 2020

Following the success of the inaugural Energy Efficiency Expo in 2019, attracting more than 1500 unique visitors, the event will be returning to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 21–22 October 2020. Held in partnership with the peak industry body, Energy Efficiency Council, Energy Efficiency Expo is a free to attend…

Honey Fingers online beekeeping course

15 Jul, 2020

Enrolments are open for Melbourne-based creative beekeeping studio, Honey Fingers’ online beekeeping course. The courses are designed to be delivered in a flexible, safe and responsive manner: the online theory module begins now and, as spring unfolds and beekeeping starts up in late August, Honey Fingers hopes to start hands-in-hives,…

Differing Perspectives by Jordan Leeflang and Calum Hurley

2 Jul, 2020

Responding to photographs of metropolitan Japan, Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang have created sculptural objects and pieces of furniture inspired by six different photographs. Each image – captured by Hurley in 2017 – was chosen to show the country’s unique architectural forms and urban landscape. The images display a strong…

World Industrial Design Day 2020

29 Jun, 2020

So much of what surrounds us is designed. Products, devices and related services are all the result of industrial design; their genesis firmly rooted in a tradition of manufacturing the everyday ‘goods’ that serve our functional needs, bring joy and build economic activity. Design reflects our culture, and particularly during…

Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial

26 Jun, 2020

Australian Design Centre presents Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial. This exhibition features the work of contemporary artists in fibre textile arts from across Australia, a snapshot of current and future practice. Each triennial engages a guest curator and this exhibition is curated by Glenn Barkley. The theme, ‘Open House’, focuses on…

Destiny Deacon retrospective to open at National Gallery of Victoria

25 Jun, 2020

Destiny Deacon, one of Australia’s boldest and most acclaimed contemporary artists, will be celebrated in her largest retrospective to-date opening at the National Gallery of Victoria on 24 July 2020. DESTINY will mark Deacon’s first solo show in over 15 years, featuring more than 100 multi-disciplinary works made over a 30-year…

Design Tasmania presents ICONIC Australian Design

22 Jun, 2020

Industrial Design is defined as the art or process of designing manufactured products. Our daily lives are powered by the outputs of industrial design- from cars and chairs to crosswalk buttons and powerboards– each balances form and function delivering products that are necessary. Many reach cult status and become becoming…