loading the large images

Object’s 2015 vision.

A message from the Director, Steven Pozel.

Download Object’s 2015 Vision here.

In 2015, Object will celebrate a remarkable 50 years of programming and public engagement. This anniversary has played a significant role in considering what the organisations might look like at this milestone.

Our 2015 vision outlines a new institution. An institution of outreach, that fundamentally operates beyond the definition of a gallery or museum as we know it today. The creative sector in this decade is about smashing silos, breaking boundaries, and reimagining a definition of visual culture. Object’s vision strongly supports this transition and celebrates a new era for the creative industries in the 21st century.

Over the last decade, we’ve been witness to the international momentum surrounding the powerful and transformative impact of design. I believe that public engagement in design is one important way of developing our creative culture. We can use design to empower our audiences with new tools to build capacity in critical and creative thought that can flow into all aspects of people’s lives.

We have been going through a transformative process ourselves as we explore how to engage differently with our audiences. Technology and its rapid developments have been a significant motivation behind Object’s vision, and it is challenging us to create new and innovative ways for public engagement. It is enabling us to rethink exhibitions and public programs, and is fuelling us to reconsider how to best serve our audiences.

Latest tweet

Follow Us

Login

go to left
go to right

Visiting Object

St. Margarets, 417 Bourke St
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Gallery:
11am to 5pm
Wednesday to Saturday

Workshopped at
Object Ground Floor:

11am to 5pm
Wednesday to Saturday

+61 2 9361 4511
object@object.com.au

How to get to Object

Subscribe to our newsletter.

close subscribe view

Do you want to get involved with design? Sign up here and we'll contact you about getting involved in special events and workshops. We'll also let you know about all of our upcoming creative programs, our education programs and much, much more.

I want to hear more about Object's:

  
  
  
  
  

From time to time we also like to send our friends important info and invites in the post, like the good old days. If you don't want to miss out, we need just a few more details from you.

Whether we're celebrating the opening of an exhibition or an envelope, to make sure you and your friends are invited, sign up and pass it on today. See you soon!

Object

What's on

TOURING EXHIBITION

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY, NSW. 17 October – 7 December, 2014

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels is the eighth in our Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series. Our first Indigenous Living Treasure, Greeno is a shellworker and artist from Tasmania, whose...
Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels image

TOURING EXHIBITION

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

SLQ, BRISBANE QLD. 01 NOVEMBER - 14 FEBRUARY 2015

Over the last number of years Object: Australian Design Centre has explored many notions of design. From Freestyle: new Australian design for living in 2006 to HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics in...
CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade image

WORKSHOP

Make Your Own Way — Squelch, Squish, Squash!

Monday, 19 January 2015 from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Designing from nature. Make your own printed patterns on page by rolling, stencilling, stamping and sponging.
Make Your Own Way — Squelch, Squish, Squash! image

WORKSHOP

Make Your Own Way — Game On!

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Fix It. Change It. Remake It. Bring along unused or broken toys from home and let's experiment. Trade parts and play. Let's see what crazy things we can make!
Make Your Own Way — Game On! image

WORKSHOP

Make Your Own Way — Eco Warrior!

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Designing for nature. Let's investigate Hyde Park and explore the plants and animals there, and see how we can redesign their world.
Make Your Own Way — Eco Warrior! image
back
more

filter by:

Media login.

If you would like access to Object's media resources and do not have a username and password, please contact Annalyse McLeod, Communications and Development Manager, on +61 2 9361 4555 or via email: a.mcleod@object.com.au

close login view
scroll to top