9 March, 12 – 2.30pm

The Long Table: Weaving Stories

Parramatta Artist Studios
Join women of The Finishing School Writers Collective and WeAve Parramatta to weave stories and textiles that cross cultural boundaries.
Event Workshop Adults
2 March, 11am – 2pm

Pattern and design with Didi's Tribe

Information and Cultural Exchange
Get hands-on as you learn about some of India's different traditional designs and paint your own personalised calico bag. 
Workshop Adults Students
5 – 9 March, 10am – 5pm

Kanalaritja: An Unbroken String

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre
kanalaritja: An Unbroken String is an exhibition and series of workshops that celebrates the generations of shell-necklace makers.
Exhibition Adults Families Students
3, 10 March, 10am – 5pm

Parramatta Clay Workshop Series

PCAI Studio & Gallery
A series of ceramic workshops for all ages during the Sydney Design Festival.
Workshop Adults Families Kids
1 March, 10am – 3pm

Design Empowers Me

Western Sydney University
Showcasing product design innovations for users with wide-ranging abilities.
Exhibition Students
6 March, 6.30 – 7.30pm

By Design: The story of LOST IN BOOKS

LOST IN BOOKS, a kids' bookshop that speaks your language
Join the team behind the fit-out to learn about the principles they employed to create a low-cost, replicable, accessible place that ref
Talk Adults Families
1 – 8 March, 12 – 1pm

Creative and Design Ideation SkillsPoint

TAFE NSW Creative and Design Ideation SkillsPoint
Experiment with a range of skills and practices from a wide range of creative professionals.
Workshop Students
9 March, 11am – 1pm

Flash book

LOST IN BOOKS, a kids' bookshop that speaks your language
Create an original picture book through improvisation and storytelling.
Workshop Kids
10 March, 2 – 3pm

Sustainable Suburbs: Designing Thermal Comfort

Ancher House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
Join MAAS Head of Curatorial, Jacqui Strecker, in conversation with Jonathan Fox and Andrew Hewson.
Talk Adults
3 March, 2 – 3pm

Ideal Interiors: in conversation with designer Charles Wilson

Ancher House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest
Join this exciting panel discussion with award-winning contemporary Australian designer Charles Wilson.
Talk Adults
3 March, 2 – 3pm

Artist Talk - Edge to Edge

Lost Bear Gallery
How do designers approach their work with an artist's sensibility?
Exhibition Talk Adults
5 March, 10 – 11.30am

Forked Tongues Multilingual Storytime

LOST IN BOOKS, a kids' bookshop that speaks your language
Come into the story corner for multilingual story time from the Forked Tongues Storytellers Collective.
Event Families
4 – 9, 6 March, Times vary

Creative Dialogue - Creative Design Practice

Nepean Arts & Design Centre, Building P
Highlighting the best creative & design practices.
Exhibition Students
4 – 8 March, 10am – 4pm

Creative Dialogue - Cultural Identity

Campbelltown Design, Building M
Be inspired by the exciting and stimulating interdisciplinary exhibition.
Exhibition Students
4 – 8 March, 10am – 4pm

Design in Everyday Living

TAFE NSW Lidcombe Design Centre
From fashion to interiors the exhibition will highlight challenges of the future.
Exhibition Students
1 – 11 March, 12 – 12am


Online Platform
T1-Commons is a new network that supports emerging designers in Western Sydney.
Event Students
5 March, 5 – 7pm


The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
Join an expert panel for a compelling conversation about this exciting new field.
Talk Adults Industry
9 March, 10am – 5pm

LookDrawPrint Motif

Rough Track Workshop
Join Julie Paterson for a creative print making workshop in the Blue Mountains.