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ADC is temporarily closed to the public until further notice to help protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19. 

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Object Space

26 March - 27 May 2020

Object Space is a window gallery located in the window of the ADC Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. On display from 26 March - 27 May 2020 is the exhibition In the Fire Zone: How to Cook a Knife by Dianne Beevers.

Made / Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery

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Made/Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery is an ADC On Tour exhibition that includes the work of 22 contemporary artists working in Australia now.

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Past exhibitions and events

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On Tour

ADC Travelling Exhibitions

Since the 1970s ADC has toured nationally and been at the forefront of providing regional Australia with access to cutting edge work and ideas. Find out about our travelling exhibition program here.

Object Shop

Object Shop sells the work of over 100 Australian makers and designers and is located within our William Street gallery. We hold Maker Markets, Meet-the-maker session, crafting workshops and special retail events. Find out more about the makers and shop events here.