Design Canberra Studio Bus Tours

Discover the studios of leading Canberra artists in an accessible, social way.

When: Saturday 11 November: Glass Studios
Where: Departing from Craft ACT, Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit (next to Civic Library)
Tour runs from 10am – 1:30pm

Join local glass artists, Emilie Patteson and Rose-Mary Faulkner on a guided tour as you discover the studios of leading Canberra glass artists. Morning tea will be provided and you will have the opportunity to purchase work directly from the artists in this behind the scenes glimpse into how artists transform this fascinating material.
For more information on this tour, please visit https://designcanberrafestival.com.au/event/artist-studio-bus-tours-glass/

When: Saturday 18 November: Ceramics Studios
Where: Departing from Craft ACT, Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit (next to Civic Library)
Tour runs from 10am – 1:30pm

Join Henrietta Farrelly-Barnett on a guided tour of Canberra’s ceramics scene where you will be given an exclusive insight into studio practices and purchase works directly from the artist.
For more information on this tour, please visit http://designcanberrafestival.com.au/event/artist-studio-bus-tours-ceramics/

When: Saturday 25 November: Artist Gardens
Where: Departing from Craft ACT, Level 1, North Building, 180 London Circuit (next to Civic Library)
Tour runs from 10am – 1:30pm

Join Sharon Peoples as she takes you wandering through Canberra’s most fascinating artists’ gardens. Starting with landscape designers and artists, Neil and Karina Hobbs, the tour will include the gardens of ceramicists, printmakers and tapestry artists. The focus is not on details of plants, but on how artists activate their Canberra gardens with art, objects, and even animals.
For more information on this tour, please visit https://designcanberrafestival.com.au/event/artist-studio-bus-tours-gardens/