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06 February

Shell Workshop with Esme Timbery and Marilyn Russell

Arguably Australia's most significant shell artist, Esme Timbery along with Marilyn Russell will be holding a Shell Workshop at Wollongong Art Gallery in February 2016. Join them, as they share their shell craft expertise. 


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11 February - 26 March

Emerging Contemporaries Exhibition

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre curates an annual exhibition series Emerging Contemporaries, shining a spotlight on Australia's next wave of craft and design practitioners. 

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10 December - 01 May

Grayson Perry – My Pretty Little Art Career

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents Grayson Perry's My Pretty Little Art Career Exhibition, the first major survey exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere.

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01 April 2016

Agenda for Australian Craft and Design

We are pleased to share with you the National Craft Initiative's final report, the Agenda for Australian Craft and Design. This agenda for the future of Australian making was produced by the National Craft Initiative over a three-year period of engagement with the professional craft and design community. It is informed by the existing research and knowledge embedded within the key program partners ACDC and NAVA, from direct consultations with leaders of the Australian craft and design community and from the ideas and opportunities identified by makers themselves.

This benchmark publication states four key goals for the sector and direct strategies to shape a vibrant future of making in Australia. The publication launched in April 1, 2016. Read about NCI's initiatives, and download the Agenda for Australian Craft and Design now. 

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01 April 2016

Parallels Keynote Lectures

Keynote lectures from Parallels — Journeys into Contemporary Making are now freely available to watch, download and share. 

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01 April 2016

NCI 2013 — 2016

The NCI wraps up with the publication of the future looking Agenda for Australian Craft and Design. We're thrilled to bring you this new benchmark publication which sets out direct strategies to shape a vibrant future of making in Australia. 

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10 March 2016

Coming soon: Agenda for Australian Craft and Design

The National Craft Initiative will soon be coming to a close with the launch of the future-looking Agenda for Australian Craft and Design. 

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