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Object’s 2015 vision.

A message from the Director, Steven Pozel.

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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.

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TOURING EXHIBITION

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

BLUE MOUNTAINS CULTURAL CENTRE KATOOMBA, NSW. 25 JULY - 21 SEPTEMBER 2014

An exhibition of the most compelling works from 12 designers from the highly acclaimed “Workshopped” exhibitions held in Sydney. Workshopped has discovered, nurtured and launched the careers of...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics

QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM & ART GALLERY LAUNCESTON, TAS, 9 AUGUST - 12 OCTOBER 2014

A provocative and engaging exhibition of work by Australian artists using clay in unexpected and surprising ways, HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics highlights the versatility of this time-honoured...
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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...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

GLASSHOUSE, PORT MACQUARIE NSW. 12 SEPTEMBER - 12 OCTOBER 2014

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...
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EXHIBITION

WOOD: art design architecture

18 OCTOBER – 29 NOVEMBER 2014

WOOD: art design architecture explores innovative and outstanding uses of wood in contemporary Australian art, design and architecture. It is the result of a collaboration between two iconic South...
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TALK

WOOD: art design architecture - In Conversation

Thursday, 23 October 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Object's own Head of Programs Claire McCaughan is set to go head-to-head with a selection of the designers showcased in
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EVENT

WOOD: art design architecture - Open Studio Visit: Stephen vs Stephen

Saturday, 15 November 2014 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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EVENT

WOOD: art design architecture - Open House Tour: Part I

Saturday, 22 November 2014 from 10:30am to 12:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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EVENT

WOOD: art design architecture - Open House Tour: Part II

Saturday, 22 November 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

As part of our current program WOOD: art design architecture, we are extending the reach of the...
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