Exhibitions at Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre

Elizabeth Olah, Sunrise and shade, brooch, 1981, sterling silver, 18 carat gold, porcelain, opal

Bodywork: Australian Jewellery 1970-2012

Incoming touring exhibition curated by Dr Robert Bell AM, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, National Gallery of Australia.

Bodywork: Australian Jewellery 1970-2012 includes the work of 42 Australian jewellers exploring jewellery from a number of viewpoints within six broad themes: Romanticism, Interpreting the Vernacular, Encapsulating Nature, Technics, Social Message and Sculpture for the Body. All of the works are from the collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

Table Tools: Alison Jackson

Alison Jackson will present a new collection of functional tableware vessels and cutlery pieces informed by research and prototype experimentation fusing traditional silversmithing handcraft techniques with contemporary industrial processes. Read the essay.

Showing in the Crucible Showcase
Shoal by Mariella McKinley, showcases the artist's fascination with glass as a light-filled and versatile medium, and capitalises on its alluring properties.

Exhibitions run until Saturday 24 October 2015

EOI's Emerging Contemporaries

Craft ACT is calling for EOI's from emerging artist to take part in our annual exhibition Emerging Contemporaries, EOI's due 20 November 2015.

AGENCY now open

AGENCY, Craft ACTs new store is now open in bustling Braddon's Ori Building, 30 Lonsdale Street, Braddon.

BODYWORK public program

Craft ACT is delighted to present an exciting public program associated with the National Gallery of Australia travelling exhibition, Bodywork: Australian Jewellery 1970-2012


Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre is supported by the ACT Government, the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy - an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments, and the Australia Council for the Arts - the Australian Government's arts funding and advisory body.

Craft ACT funding bodies

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