Come, work with us and support Canberra’s thriving design and craft community. We are seeking motivated people to assist with multiple part time roles including the coordination of our public programs, shop, partnerships, social media, and membership activities.
Kelly Austin, Chelsea Lemon, Lynette Lewis and Zoë Veness
Flexible studio spaces to suit your practice.
Exhibition Opportunity closing 20th October 2017.
Over 100 people came together to celebrate the opening of City of Design: Craft ACT Annual Members Exhibition on 21 September.
In 2017, Craft ACT’s annual curated members exhibition celebrates Canberra as a city of design, showcasing diversity and excellence through the work of almost 60 Accredited Professional Members and Associate Members.
Apply by noon, Monday 21 August
Saturday 19 August 2017
Craft ACT successfully negotiates sale to world renowned Corning Museum of Glass, New York
12.30pm – 6pm Wednesday July 26th 2017, Canberra Theatre Centre
"Anniversaries are a good time to reflect on the changes brought about by the passage of time" - Rachael Coghlan CEO / Artistic Director
Applications close Friday September 15th
"Encounter the world in residencies"
2017 Members Exhibition - Online submission for curatorial consideration due 10 August 2017 (In two months)
We are inviting contemporary craft artists and designers to develop new and original work interpreting Roy Grounds’ iconic Academy of Science, also known as the Shine Dome or Martian embassy — Canberra’s quintessential modernist building — for a signature DESIGN Canberra exhibition in 2017.
Opportunities for Canberra Region makers to show and sell small hand-crafted works including, textiles, jewellery, woodcraft, metal, ceramics, etc are available NOW!!.
Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre welcomes today’s announcement from Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA and Arts Minister Gordon Ramsay MLA to fund DESIGN Canberra $100,000 each year for the next three years.
Our dear friend and passionate advocate for craft and design, Jenny Deves passed away peacefully in Canberra recently. As the Executive Director of Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre between 1994 and 2000 she oversaw dynamic change for the organisation, including its relocation to our current premises in Civic....
We’ve got some exciting news! Jam Factory’s head of metal Christian Hall will be coming to Canberra for a solo exhibition, EXHIBITION NEXT, at Craft ACT, 25 May-15 July 2017. NEXT is an exhibition of furniture, sculpture and jewellery that “explores the viewpoint as a focus for design”. Christian is...
Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre’s Artist-in-Residence program has been designed to allow craft practitioners and designer-makers to extend their artistic boundaries through a unique research and residency period. For 2018, we are honoured to have the Australian National Botanic Gardens as our research partner. Artists-in-residence will have the possibility...
The FRONT | CENTRE INITIATIVE Putting emerging designers at the forefront Front/Centre will run from 8-10 June at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre as part of Denfair.
2017 DESIGN Canberra Festival 7 - 26 November Be part of the program - Festival call out - DESIGN Canberra 2017
Meet her at Namadgi National Park during AiR Open day on Saturday 29 April.
Craft ACT is mourning the loss of our beloved patron, Klaus Moje AO.
Explore the increasingly important role of digital manufacture in contemporary art, science, fashion, design and architecture. Until 25 June 2017.
Ceramicist Anita McIntyre APM will be exhibiting at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery; opening night: 9 September, 6pm for 6.30pm.
Ceramicist Bev Hogg APM will be exhibiting at the Kerrie Lowe Gallery; opening night: 9 September 6pm.
Take part in this intriguing conversation about new approaches to design and psychology.
It is with the deepest regret and profound sadness that we have learned of the passing of our friend Robert Foster.
Craft ACT members receive 10% stallholder discount in the Undercurrent Design Market.
Support AM Chelsea Lemon and vote for her as Australia's Tradie of the Year.
Reserve lightbox gallery at Craft ACT for a solo or group exhibition!
Sculptor Charles Walker reflects on his recent exhibition success and how being told 'impossible' increased his motivation to push boundaries.
Shop Agency for beautiful gifts made locally.