SCW by Craft: Ceramics

Sydney has an exciting and vibrant ceramic community and there are ceramic events aplenty at this year's Sydney Craft Week festival. 

Why not have a dining and ceramic experience with Simply Native, or take a slab building class with Denise McDonald, or see the beautiful ceramic work of Cathy Franzi's at Sabbia Gallery? There are open studios, talks, live demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions happening all over town. Discover the many ways you can engage with ceramics by checking out this list of events, featuring ceramics in a variety of shapes and forms!

Sydney City

Tours, talks and more at MAAS
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, 500 Harris Street, Ultimo

Japanese craft meets LuMi hosted by Simply Native
LuMi Bar and Dining, 56 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont

Dialogue with Designers
craftNSW, 12 Argyle Place, Millers Point

Artisans in the Gardens by Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens
Lion Gate Lodge, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Cottage 6 Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Darlinghurst, Surry Hills and Redfern

In These HANDS: Mara nyangangka
Australian Design Centre, 101–115 William Street, Darlinghurst

Makers Market
Australian Design Centre, Corner William and Palmer Streets, Darlinghurst

Craftfulness: A Conversation
Australian Design Centre, 101–115 William Street, Darlinghurst

Kintsugi for Modern Life
Studio Enti, 13 Foley Street, Darlinghurst

Lyn & Tony Open Studio
Lyn & Tony Studio, 20 Palmer Lane, Darlinghurst

Vessels from the Coast
The DEA Store, 146 Regent Street, Redfern

Eastern Suburbs

Mindfulness and Sustainability Workshops
COMMUNE, 901 Bourke Street, Waterloo

Inflorescence: New Ceramics by Cathy Franzi
Sabbia Gallery, 120 Glenmore Road, Paddington

Blanc Feelings
Saint Cloche, 37 MacDonald Street, Paddington

Touch Clay at Elph Store
12 William Street, Paddington

Thinking through making – new strategies in design education and research
UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington

Something for everyone
claypool, Block J, 1605 Botany Road, Botany

Creatures of Craft at City East College
Adult Education Centre, 98 Bondi Road, Bondi Junction

Craft and the New Ecologies of Making presented by Makers Craft and Design, Waverley Council
Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach

Craft Up Late
Chinaclay, 27 Burnie Street, Clovelly

Inner West

Slab-building Workshop and Lino-printing Workshop
acquire @ DESIGN, 445 King Street, Newtown

Form | Surface | Structure: Sculptural Ceramics
Kerrie Lowe Gallery, 49–51 King Street, Newtown

Workshops with Monster Mice Collective
Monster Mouse Studios, 9 Gerald Street, Marrickville

TRADE the MARK Open Studio
162 Marrickville Road, Marrickville (Entry via Meeks Road, Second Roller door)

Making with Fire
MakerSpace&co, 1/17 Barclay Street, Marrickville

Northern Sydney

The Spring Table, Celebrating with Clay, Mindful Making at Mu Studio Gallery
 Headland Park Artist Precinct, 8 Read Place (near cnr Middle Head Rd & Best Ave), Mosman

Craft Up A Storm: Textiles and Ceramics in Action
Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios, 164 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

The Nature of Objects
Kristina Brenke Studio, 45 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon

Open Studios Weekend hosted by the Pittwater Artists Trail
Northern Beaches

Greater Sydney

Made by Hand – Hazelhurst Art & Design Market
Hazelhurst Arts Centre, 782 Kingsway, Gymea

Pottery workshops at Something at Mary's
8 Mary Street, Bundeena

Meroogal Women's Art Prize presented by Sydney Living Museums
Meroogal, Corner West and Worrigee Streets, Nowra



Images: Elph Store, Ceramic display. Photo: Courtesy of Elph Store. Event:

Images: Katherine Mahoney, Ceramic Artist. Photo: Greg Piper. Event: