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Thursday, November 2, 2023 to Friday, February 2, 2024


These artists are interested in patterns, lines, stripes, shapes, repetition and colour expressed through the tactile sensibility of textiles.

Robyn Daw, False luddite (detail), c. 1990, tapestry. Photography credit: Carl Warner
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 to Friday, February 2, 2024

Robyn Daw: Curious Nature

'Robyn Daw: Curious Nature' celebrates the life and work of the late Robyn Daw, who was a weaver at the ATW from 1986 to 1989, as well as an artist, curator, educator and writer.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 to Friday, November 17, 2023

Artbank x ATW: Weaving Together

Presented in partnership with Artbank for Craft Contemporary 2023 and the Tapestry Foundation of Australia. This exhibition is on concurrently at both the Australian Tapestry Workshop and Artbank.

Thursday, August 10, 2023 to Friday, October 27, 2023


ON-GOING presents a curated selection of work from Swedish design duo Studio Brieditis & Evans that questions the foundations of textile construction, consumer use and functional materiality.

Tuesday, August 22, 2023 to Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Tapestry Design Prize for Architects 2023 Finalists Exhibition

Explore the tapestry designs by the 10 finalists in the 2023 Tapestry Design Prize for Architects.

'Vessel, Cloth & Cloak' Exhibition In Situ. Photo by Marie-Luise Skibbe
Thursday, May 18, 2023 to Saturday, July 29, 2023

Vessel, Cloth and Cloak

‘Vessel, Cloth and Cloak’ features artists and designers who use textiles to create functional objects, jewellery, vessels, and wearable objects that carry, protect, contain and cover. This exhibition has been curated alongside Melbourne Design Week, responding to the themes of cultural currency, production transparency and legacy.

2022 Artists in Residence Group Show. Photo Marie-Luise Skibbe.
Thursday, March 9, 2023 to Thursday, May 11, 2023

2022 Artists in Residence Group Show

The '2022 Artists in Residence Group Show' is a celebration of the artists who resided at the ATW in 2022.

A woman sits in the gallery space at Bunjil Place looking at two tapestries included in the 'Woven Together' exhibition.
Saturday, March 11, 2023 to Sunday, April 23, 2023

Woven Together: Contemporary Tapestries from the Australian Tapestry Workshop

In collaboration with Bunjil Place, 'Woven Together' is an exhibition casting a spotlight on the unique and important contribution the Australian Tapestry Workshop (ATW) has made to the creation of contemporary tapestry in Australia over the past four decades.

In House: Works by ATW Weavers Exhibition In Situ. Photo by Marie-Luise Skibbe
Thursday, November 24, 2022 to Friday, February 24, 2023

In House: Works by ATW Weavers

‘In House: Works by ATW Weavers’ celebrates the artistry and creativity of past and current weavers at the Australian Tapestry Workshop.