Stepping Up is Australia's premier ceramics event which brings our community together. Held in Canberra, the program is designed to showcase ceramics by presenting important discourses and helping to expand skills and ideas.


  • $420 Full registration
  • $280 Student registration
  • $280 one day registration

The 2015 Triennale includes three days of conference presentations – keynote talks, panel discussions, individual artist's presentations; pre-conference master classes, exhibitions, a trade fair, a potters' market and, of course, a wealth of social events.

The conference program will extend across three locations:

  • Manning Clarke Theatre 1, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra ACT 2600
  • School of Art Ceramic Workshop, ANU, 2 Childers St, Acton ACT 2601
  • School of Art Lecture Theatre, ANU, 2 Childers St, Acton ACT 2601

Announcing the MC for Australia's premier ceramics event: Janet DeBoos

Janet DeBoos has made, and is still making, a major impact on world contemporary ceramics. A member of the International Academy of Ceramics, Janet is an artist, advocate, widely published author, and renowned teacher. Formerly Head of the Ceramics Workshop, she is now Emeritus Fellow at the Australian National University.

Call for volunteers

We’re seeking flexible, motivated and enthusiastic volunteers to help shape the 2015 Australian Ceramics Triennale.


Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre Australian National University Canberra Potters' Society Strathnairn Arts Association The Australian Ceramics Association