Displaying : 7 August

Edible Walls

food wall 2

Get farming in the city with a green food wall: a high rise harvest

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 10am - 5pm

7 Australian designers

Screen by Steven Kalmar, Sydney, c1955. Coffee table by Douglas Snelling and made by Functional Products Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1955. Settee, ‘RS161’ designed by Grant Featherston, Melbourne, c1951.

Presented in conjunction with the George Nelson exhibition, this small display profiles some of the people who brought modern design to Australian living.

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

3 x 3 x 3 Design Challenge

Jun Sakaguchi and Jeremy Bishop, Emergency shelter, 2013, © Emergency Shelter Exhibition Pty Ltd.

See how great design can solve big problems in a small 3 x 3 x 3m space

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 August - 1 September, 10am - 5pm

Earth to Earth, Ashes to Ashes

'untitled' - Bridget Kennedy, 14ct recycled gold, pandanus leaves dyed with jelly crystals, 2013, photography by artist

Don’t miss fragile and impermanent jewels that disappear in time

Venue

Studio 20/17

Date

6 -10 August, 11am - 6pm
13 -17 August, 11am - 6pm

Expanding the Web

Hexagon

Help construct, deconstruct and reconstruct the form of the web

Venue

Barometer Gallery

Date

3 - 4 August, 10am - 5pm
7 - 11 August, 10am - 5pm
14 - 18 August, 10am - 5pm

Bottle Cap Crochet

Bottle Cap Crochet by Angela van Boxtel

Create funky designs with plastic bottle caps and T-yarn crochet

Venue

Pop Up Shops North Sydney

Date

7 and 17 August, 10.15am - 12.15pm

Future City – Proto:capital

Artists: Annabel Koeck + Kate Dickinson

See your future cityscape and share your own hypothetical city ideas

Venue

Australian Institute of Architects

Date

3 August, 10am - 4pm
5 - 9 August, 9am - 5:30pm
10 August, 10am - 4pm
12 - 16 August, 9am - 5:30pm
17 August, 10am - 4pm

Souvenir and utility? A Limited Edition

Safira Blom, Underwater World, 2011. necklace (details), Hand dyed PVC, brass.

Ceramics, Glass and Jewellery Showcase: Sydney College of the Arts

Venue

Sydney College of the Arts

Date

Opening night: 8 August, 6pm - 8pm
6 - 16 August, 11am - 5pm, weekdays only

George Nelson Films

George Nelson, American National Exhibition, Moskau/Moscow, 1959. Photo: Vitra Design Museum Archives

Catch short films from the exhibition George Nelson

Venue

Kings Cinema, Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 1pm - 4.30pm