Craft Lab + Design Expo

Event Description

An initiative of the UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art program, highly skilled practitioners will trace their heritage through the language of their crafts. This event will be held over two weekends and will feature18 different trades, makers and crafters with a spotlight on First Nations creatives. Visitors will walk through a curated exhibition of their exemplary works and experience live demonstrations of their crafts. Unique hand-crafted items will be available for purchase direct from the makers.


Ballarat Mining Exchange, 12 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central


Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May | Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 May


10:00am – 5:00pm (3 ticketed sessions per day)




All ages


Wheelchair access is available via the Front and Back doors. The venue is fully accessible complete with amenities and dedicated seating options.


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