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Friends of the ATW

Become a Friend of the Australian Tapestry Workshop to connect with our creative community through a range of engaging public programs and take advantage of the following benefits. Your friendship also supports the ATW to continue its work as an international centre of excellence for the creation of contemporary tapestries.



1 Year – $55
2 Years – $95

FAMILY (2 adults + 2 children)

1 Year – $85
2 Years – $150

STUDENT (full time student)

1 Year – $35


• Invitations and discounted tickets to the Friends of the ATW Lecture Series featuring a broad scope of speakers exploring contemporary tapestry, textiles and art.
• Special opportunities for external tapestry, gallery and artist studio tours.
• Invitations to exhibition openings.
• Complimentary copy of the ATW annual magazine ‘WOVEN’.
• 10% Discount at the ATW Store.
• 10% Discount on ATW classes and workshops.
• Reciprocal benefits at other members of the Australian Craft and Design Centre Network. Please note reciprocal benefits are available at the discretion of the following organisations: Craft – VIC, Australian Design Centre – NSW, Sturt Centre for Contemporary Craft – NSW, Artisan – QLD, Craft ACT – ACT, Canberra Glassworks – ACT, JamFactory – SA, Guildhouse – SA, Form – WA, Central Craft – NT, TactileARTS – NT, Design Tasmania – TAS.
• Free tour of the ATW for you and a guest to discover more about the history of the ATW. ATW Voluntary Guides conduct by request. Bookings are required, please contact the ATW for further details.

Friends of the ATW Lecture series and special events

Friends of the ATW receive invitations to events throughout the year and gain an inside view of the ATW’s collaborative activities with leading Australian and international artists. They also have the opportunity to learn more about the art of tapestry and meet other like-minded enthusiasts. These events are open to the public with a discounted ticket price for Friends of the ATW.


Friends Committee

The Friends of the Australian Tapestry Workshop was established in 1996 to help promote and support the ATW. The Friends of the ATW is facilitated by the Friends Committee, who meet on a bimonthly basis and assist with the delivery of the Friends program to produce a lively and interesting program of events, talks and tours. Thank you to the Friends Committee Caroline Johnston OAM (Convenor), Kerry Biram, Cresside Collette, Monica Curro, Elizabeth van Herk and Angela Vary for your generosity of time and commitment to the ATW.