Exhibitions at Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre

Alison Jackson, Utensils, 2015,

The Craft ACT Gallery is currently closed due to an exhibitions change over and will reopen on Thursday 10 Sepetmber at 6pm for the offical opening of:

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.

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 open Thursday 10 September run until Saturday 24 October 2015

2015 artist-in-residence

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre is excited to announce Ruth Hingston and Jodie Hatcher as the selected recipients for the 2015 Artist-in-Residence Program, with a full line up of engaging public events taking place throughout September.

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

Table Tools by Alison Jackson

In conjunction with her first solo exhibition, Table Tools, local silversmith, Alison Jackson will present a talk on her practice and work.


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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