When & Where?
Starts – Friday 2nd March
Finishes – Sunday 11th March
The Powerhouse Museum is the headquarters of Sydney Design Festival 2018. The Museum will be open nightly for free throughout the Festival, giving you the chance to drop in for a relaxed evening before or after Festival events. While at the Museum check out the new design exhibition Common Good, engage with the first annual Architectural Commission Four Periscopes by TRIAS, or take a look at Design Nation, curated in collaboration with Tim Ross.
The Festival Aims to
Sydney Design Festival program content provides visitors with an opportunity to unpack design in all its forms – to understand and explore the processes, functions and narratives within design enterprise and to be inspired by the exhibitions and people involved in creating our futures.
- To make design accessible and engaging to new audiences
- Showcase work of designers, both emerging and established
- To tackle design challenges and the future of design
- To be inclusive, representative and cross-disciplinary
2018 festival theme – Call To Action
This year creatives have responded to the Sydney Design Festival theme Call to Action. Action is purpose and movement; Action is deliberate and forward-thinking. Design has a role to play in an ever-changing world and has the potential to solve complex global problems.