October is a bumper month for craft and design nationally. Over the next 30 days, key dates align with the 2023 Craft Contemporary (Vic), Geelong Design Week (Vic), Sydney Craft Week (NSW), the inaugural MAKE Design Awards (NSW), Open Studios in Canberra and craft markets in Brisbane.
Craft Contemporary is back with over 150 art experiences, including a month-long festival of exhibitions, talks, demonstrations, workshops and open studios, while in Sydney, the 7th edition of Sydney Craft Week Festival (6-15 October) will involve 320 participating artists, as well as 57 participating groups, across 37 Sydney suburbs with 152 events. It is an amazing opportunity to learn new skills and buy from local artists. And that’s just the start….