A School of Excellence in
Arts, Design & Fabrication

  • Home to the world class
    Sturt School for Wood
  • Wide range of courses and workshops
  • Contemporary design retail space and café
  • Special events and residencies


Sturt School for Wood
Shaping Australia’s finest
furniture makers since 1985

Summer & Winter Schools
Unique residential courses in art and design

Term Classes & Short Courses
A shorter path toward life-long skills

Professional Development
Learn more and expand your career


Sturt Gallery
  • Curated exhibition program
  • Special displays with themed focus
  • Curatorial tours and workshops
  • Partnership programs and
    travelling exhibitions
Sturt Permanent Collection

Experience a collection of national significance
(Frensham Schools Archive)


Creative inspiration
within historic grounds


Ceramics, Metalwork, Wood,
Textiles, Design & Fabrication

Sturt Gallery
Open daily 10am-5pm
Sturt Coffee
Wednesday-Sunday 10am-4pm


Join our community

  • Propose an exhibition
  • Artist-in-residence program
  • Friends of Sturt
  • Events


A School of Excellence in Arts, Design & Fabrication

Sturt offers a wide range of courses and workshops for adults and school-age students at all skill levels, including our 1-year full-time course in Furniture Design & Technology at the world class Sturt School for Wood.

As a school, first and foremost, we’re able to extend our curriculum to offer weekly term classes across all disciplines, specialist weekend courses and extended intensive instruction in our annual Summer and Winter Schools.


Sturt School for Wood

Discover our 1-year, full-time course in Furniture Design & Technology

Short Courses

Upcoming Weekend & 3-Day Courses: 21-23 May & 23-25 July



Mothers and daughters explore their shared and separate creativity 

Sturt Gallery
11 April - 23 May 2021

Term Classes

Develop your skills in Ceramics, Jewellery, Weaving and Wood


Sturt Winter School 2021

Monday 28 June - Friday 2 July


News & Events

Find out what's happening
at Sturt


sturt studios

Driving the post-war studio crafts movement for nearly 80 years

friends of sturt

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