As a not-for-profit organisation, Craft ACT is grateful for the generosity given through government funding, private sponsorship, patrons, supporters and philanthropy.


We thank our life members and patrons for their ongoing support and who remain exceptional ambassadors for Craft ACT.

Dr Robert Bell AM

Dr Robert Bell AM is Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the National Gallery of Australia, and is responsible for contributing to policy, collections, exhibitions and research program in Australian and international decorative and applied arts, crafts and design.

Emeritus Professor David Williams AM and Mrs Margaret Williams

Emeritus Professor David Williams AM, is Humanities Research Centre Adjunct Professor in the ANU Research School of Humanities and the Arts. He and Mrs Margaret Williams have given unwavering support towards Australian craft and design throughout the years.

Klaus Moje AO

Klaus Moje is considered the ‘grandfather’ of Australian studio glass and has been involved in over 100 national and international group exhibitions. He has taught and inspired hundreds and continues to be a great influence in the international studio glass movement. 


Craft ACT gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our sponsors. 


2015 Design Canberra supporters


Government funding

Craft ACT is thankful for the ongoing support and funding given by the ACT Government and Australian Government, through the Australia Council for the Arts and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy.


Image: Minister for Small Business and the Arts, Dr Chris Bourke, MLA, launching DESIGN Canberra Festival 2015, kindly hosted at the National Portrait Gallery.