Conference Tours

The conference is offering tours of the following venues, don’t miss out – limited spaces available!

Tour the Barossa Valley

Date: Friday 23 September
Time: 0900 – 1630 hours
Cost: AUD300 / USD234
Departure: Adelaide Convention Centre Western Foyer

Spend a relaxing day at Seppeltsfield, a Barossa Valley iconic of design and fine wine, established in 1851.  Enjoy local produce & wine tastings, estate heritage tours, a lunch ‘Feast’ at the acclaimed Fino restaurant and visit the Jam Factory’s contemporary art and design studio, gallery and shop. Guests will also have the opportunity to taste their own birth year vintage Tawny, direct from barrel (at additional cost).

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The David Roche Foundation Tour

Date: Monday 26 September
Time: 10:15am – 12:00pm
Cost: AUD50 / USD39
Departure: Adelaide Convention Centre Western Foyer

The David Roche Foundation was established in 1999 by the late Mr David J Roche AM (1930-2013) to be the recipient and custodian of the exceptional collection of antiques, paintings and objets d’art accumulated by him over his lifetime and to be preserved for future generations. The David Roche Foundation House Museum is one of the greatest decorative arts collections in a private institution in Australia. It spans two centuries of European design from the early rococo of France to Faberge in Russia.

Enjoy a private tour of the museum hosted by Director, Martyn Cook and Senior Curator, Robert Reason.


Meet Your Maker at Home Tours

Come inside the maker’s studio and hear from some of South Australia’s most successful creative practitioners and creative spaces. See the eclectic spaces where their incredible work is made, get the answers to those questions that you’ve always wanted to ask and gain an insight into what inspires them. Light refreshments provided. 20 exclusive spots available for each tour so get in quick and book now.


About Well Made

Continuing their work backing creative professionals, Guildhouse recently launched new marketing initiative, Well Made. A curated online platform, the site is designed to connect the very best South Australian visual artists, craftspeople, designers and spaces with those looking to purchase work, collaborate on a new project, invest in residential and commercial commissions or planning their visit to South Australia. Explore Well Made today to find that special gift, commission one of the State’s finest or discover what’s happening across our creative industry. Explore Well Made.


Meet Your Maker At Home With Clare Belfrage + Brick+Mortar

Date: Monday 26 September 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Cost: AUD75 / USD58.50
Departure: Adelaide Convention Centre

Glass vessels and objects, collectables pieces, prints, ceramics and homewares – these are the areas of specialty Well Made creative practitioner Clare Belfrage and Creative Space Brick+Mortar have got covered. Guests will experience a hosted tour and gain an in depth insight to the practices and techniques mastered by Belfrage and Brick+Mortar.

Clare Belfrage detailed and complex glass drawings on blown glass forms reflect the high-level skill and master of her craft that makes her one of the country’s most renowned designer-makers. Inspired by nature and its various rhythms and energies, Belfrage’s exquisite sculptural objects express her fine attention to detail and belief in always appreciating the small things in life.

Images (left to right): Clare Belfrage, Awash in Greens, 2015, Blown glass with cane drawing, Photographer Pippy Mount; Clare Belfrage, Open Weave , #31112, 2013, Blown glass with cane drawing, Photographer Rob Little; Clare Belfrage in studio, 2015, Photographer Jonathan VDK

Enjoy exploring the creative hub of Adelaide at Brick+Mortar with founder Elizabeth Donaldson. A retail space showcasing local designer-makers; an arts venue with a cafe, workshops, events and exhibitions; and a coworking space for creative entrepreneurs. You won’t be able to resist purchasing something uniquely South Australian.

Images (left to right): Brick+Mortar, Various products, Luhne stools by Caren Elliss, 2016, Photographer Sam Dickinson

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