MAKE Award, Australian Design Centre, gallery view. Photo: Amy Piddington

MAKE AWARD: Biennial Prize for Innovation in Australian Craft and Design

The MAKE Award: Biennial Prize for Innovation in Australian Craft and Design is a new national award celebrating innovation in contemporary craft and design.

An initiative of Australian Design Centre, the MAKE Award is the richest non-acquisitive prize for craft and design in Australia. The winner receives a cash prize of $35,000 with a second prize of $10,000 awarded.

Open to designer makers working across ceramics, glass, furniture, woodwork, metalwork, textiles and fibre, and contemporary jewellery, the 30 finalists demonstrate that diversity of practice and a high level of skill and innovation.

Exhibition Thursday 28 September – Wednesday 22 November, Tuesdays – Fridays, 11am – 5pm, Saturdays 11am – 4pm
Craft Up Late Tuesday 10 October, 5 – 8pm, check website for special event details.
Artist Floor Talk Saturday 30 September 11.30am - 1.00pm. Join Lisa Cahill CEO and Artistic Director of Australian Design Centre in conversation with MAKE Award finalists in a discussion about the exhibition and their work. Free event. Book here

Exhibition, Craft Up Late

Contemporary, Free event