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Crochet for beginners

Crochet for beginners

Unlock your creative potential in a relaxing, creative, and supportive atmosphere. No prior experience required.
Today 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Hand embroidery class for beginners

Hand embroidery class for beginners

Learn basic embroidery skills and express your creativity playing with threads and colours
Today 10am to 12.30pm
Kettles

Kettles

Designed and made by Sean O’Connell, the kettles are both beautiful and functional.
Today all day
Kids at the Museum: Build a Mini Pyramid (Ages 5+)

Kids at the Museum: Build a Mini Pyramid (Ages 5+)

Solve the mysteries of the Pyramids of Egypt in this unique workshop designed for kids aged 5 and up.
Today 10am to 12pm
Kids at the Museum: Meet a living historian (Ages 8+)

Kids at the Museum: Meet a living historian (Ages 8+)

Meet Holocaust survivor Paul Drexler and discover his remarkable life story at this extra-special kids’ Museum event.
Today 2pm to 4pm
Light from Nature 자연의 빛

Light from Nature 자연의 빛

Light from Nature presents glass artwork by South Korean artist Kim Dong Wan and First Nations designer Lucy Simpson.
Today 11am to 5pm
Plaster Painting

Plaster Painting

Plaster Painting with kids in Rozelle
Today 10am to 3pm
The Art of Making 2024

The Art of Making 2024

The Art of Making presents finely crafted and intelligently designed works in wood.
Today 11am to 5pm
CANCELLED - Monotreme Mates School Holiday Program

CANCELLED - Monotreme Mates School Holiday Program

Join Barangaroo Reserve for an ‘eggciting’ April school holiday program.
Today 10.30am to 12pm
School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

Free creative school holidays activities for all ages at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Tomorrow
DIY Hand and Body Balm

DIY Hand and Body Balm

Learn how to make your own organic and vegan hand and body moisturiser at home!
Tomorrow
Kids at the Museum: Passover storytime (Ages 2 to 4)

Kids at the Museum: Passover storytime (Ages 2 to 4)

Join us for an engaging morning of storytelling with PJ Library, as your kids’ favourite Passover stories come to life!
Tomorrow
Kids at the Museum: Passover storytime (Ages 5 to 8)

Kids at the Museum: Passover storytime (Ages 5 to 8)

Join us for an engaging afternoon of storytelling with PJ Library, where favourite Passover stories come to life!
Tomorrow
Plant pot painting

Plant pot painting

Paint and decorate a cute terracotta pot for your plants
Tomorrow
Textured paint & sip

Textured paint & sip

A twist to the usual paint & sip class – create your own textured petal painting
Tomorrow
Textured palm tree paint + sip

Textured palm tree paint + sip

Create a textured palm tree painting using a palette knife and paste
Tomorrow
Sculpting the brain: Youth development and mental health

Sculpting the brain: Youth development and mental health

Experts talk us through brain development and youth mental health while we learn to knit neurons.
18 Apr 2024
Wrap with Love knitting group

Wrap with Love knitting group

Join this friendly knitting group to make wraps for people in need.
18 Apr 2024
ADC Exhibition Tours

ADC Exhibition Tours

Make the most of your trip to Australian Design Centre with a free exhibition tour.
18 Apr 2024
Kids at the Museum: Create a musical instrument (Ages 5+)

Kids at the Museum: Create a musical instrument (Ages 5+)

Uncover the sounds of ancient Egypt in this unique musical workshop for children aged 5 to 10.
18 Apr 2024
Stitching Circle

Stitching Circle

A social group that gets together to knit, crochet and long stitch
19 Apr 2024
Kids at the Museum: Passover, freedom and slavery (Ages 5+)

Kids at the Museum: Passover, freedom and slavery (Ages 5+)

Explore the ancient tale of Moses, and the Jewish exodus from Egypt at this special workshop designed just for families.
19 Apr 2024
Mípitâkirû Launch~ Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship

Mípitâkirû Launch~ Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship

Soundtrack + Video launch- Social entrepreneurship talk with Oroana, market stall & live performances
19 Apr 2024
Newspaper weaving, 8-11 yrs

Newspaper weaving, 8-11 yrs

Join us for a fun and creative workshop where children can learn the art of paper weaving using recycled newspapers!
19 Apr 2024
Felted Forms in Sculpture with Anita Johnson

Felted Forms in Sculpture with Anita Johnson

Anita will teach you fundamental felting techniques and how to make seamless three-dimensional forms.
20 Apr 2024
Reclaimed Woodblock Printing Workshop

Reclaimed Woodblock Printing Workshop

Discover how to use upcycled wood to create bold and expressive prints.
20 Apr 2024
DIY Vegan Solid Shampoo

DIY Vegan Solid Shampoo

Learn how to make an easy solid shampoo bar in your own kitchen
21 Apr 2024
Kids at the Museum: Make an ancient Egyptian amulet, Ages 5+

Kids at the Museum: Make an ancient Egyptian amulet, Ages 5+

Join us for an enchanting workshop where children will craft their own ancient Egyptian amulets.
21 Apr 2024
Sewing for beginners

Sewing for beginners

Learn the fundamentals of using a sewing machine whilst making a cushion cover
21 Apr 2024
Social art & craft group

Social art & craft group

Knit, crochet, paint or draw with like-minded people
22 Apr 2024
Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids
23 Apr 2024
Make DIY organic shower products at home

Make DIY organic shower products at home

Learn how to make aromatherapy shower steamers for a day spa experience in your home
23 Apr 2024
Weaving for Families, 8+ yrs

Weaving for Families, 8+ yrs

Join us for a fun hands-on workshop where families can learn the art of paper weaving using recycled newspapers!
23 Apr 2024
DIY Turkish mosaic table lamp

DIY Turkish mosaic table lamp

Create and design your own stunning Turkish Mosaic Lamp
24 Apr 2024
Monochrome photography workshop

Monochrome photography workshop

Learn black and white photography with Len Metcalf in this truely unique online course
24 Apr 2024
Educational Sustainable Teacher Workshop

Educational Sustainable Teacher Workshop

Deep dives into creative reuse and loose parts play pedagogy and practice
27 Apr 2024
Laser cut jewellery from the archives 16+yrs

Laser cut jewellery from the archives 16+yrs

Use images from the City of Sydney archives to create heritage inspired laser-cut jewellery pieces
27 Apr 2024
Polymer clay, pizza & sip

Polymer clay, pizza & sip

Creativity and good company, and delicious pizza, come together for an unforgettable evening
27 Apr 2024
Sewing class: sew shorts or pants

Sewing class: sew shorts or pants

Advance your sewing skills by following a pattern to make your own shorts or pants
28 Apr 2024
Expressive Painting With Colour and Light

Expressive Painting With Colour and Light

Discover the art of painting with acrylics: techniques, masters, and personal style
29 Apr 2024
Finders Keepers Sydney Design Market

Finders Keepers Sydney Design Market

Visit Australia’s most loved design market as The Finders Keepers returns to Carriageworks in 2024!
3 May 2024
Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Weekend makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
4 May 2024
Sydney Destash Market

Sydney Destash Market

A market for secondhand fabric, yarn and other craft/sewing related items.
5 May 2024
Special Talks Series: Design Futures 2084

Special Talks Series: Design Futures 2084

Four leading Australians in design will talk about how their work is shaping our future.
8 May 2024
Japanese art kintsugi ceramic repair workshop

Japanese art kintsugi ceramic repair workshop

Learn the mindful Japanese art of golden ceramic mending to give new life to a damaged piece
9 May 2024
Polymer Clay Taster + Sip

Polymer Clay Taster + Sip

Make a pair of earrings, a trinket bowl or fridge magnet! BYO drinks welcome
10 May 2024
Introduction to tool restoration

Introduction to tool restoration

Get started restoring, repairing, and maintaining your hand tools with this introductory course
11 May 2024
Textiles Mending Group

Textiles Mending Group

Join us for a monthly mending extravaganza!
11 May 2024
Green Square Community Crafters and Makers Meetup

Green Square Community Crafters and Makers Meetup

Do you like to knit, crotchet, embroider, paint or sew and share craft knowledge?
14 May 2024
Totem Workshop - Fungi & Coral Forms

Totem Workshop - Fungi & Coral Forms

A ceramic sculpture workshop for creating fungi an coral inspired forms.
15 May 2024
Australian Design Centre 60th Birthday Party

Australian Design Centre 60th Birthday Party

Join us to celebrate 60 years supporting and promoting Australia’s best and brightest designer makers, since 1964.
16 May 2024
Un-Still Life exhibition

Un-Still Life exhibition

‘Un-Still Life’ showcases recent works by three NSW based visual artists, Sarah Buick, Nicole Eggers and JJB Serra
17 May 2024
Crafting Memories: Candle Making Workshop

Crafting Memories: Candle Making Workshop

Come, immerse yourself in an afternoon of creativity and leave with your own set of beautifully crafted candles!
19 May 2024
Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Makertime for families, 8-12 yrs

Gain practical creative makerspace skills and experience in this intergenerational 2-hour session
22 May 2024
60 Cups Morning Tea

60 Cups Morning Tea

Grab one of only 60 tickets to the hottest morning tea in town to celebrate ADC’s 60th year.
23 May 2024
Creative Zine Printmaking Workshop by Claire Welch

Creative Zine Printmaking Workshop by Claire Welch

Get creative and learn how to incorporate reused materials into your very own zine!
23 May 2024
Make a pair of wooden chopsticks

Make a pair of wooden chopsticks

This short workshop is for anyone who would like to dip their toes into the world of working with reclaimed wood
26 May 2024
Mending and Upcycling Clothes for Beginners Course

Mending and Upcycling Clothes for Beginners Course

Learn how to repair and adjust your clothes using hand stitching, repairing and dyeing
4 Jun 2024
Make a wooden step stool

Make a wooden step stool

This is a great introduction to woodwork for anyone who would like to learn the joys of working with wood
9 Jun 2024