Garland magazine

The stories behind what we make

Help us build a new garden of stories for Garland’s second journey 🌸 GiveNow

Stella Maria de Guia writes about Ernesto Du-lang, proud resident woodcarver of the Baguio City Museum, Philippines.

See a list of all articles from our Tiempo profundo ✿ Deep time issue here.

Stay in the Loop with recent news


Reading for pleasure, pleasurable reading - D Wood reviews Trevor Marchand's The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work: Craftwork in Twenty-First Century England
Jacqueline Rose ✿ Geometry at hand - For Jacqueline Millner, Jacqueline Rose's paper collages humanise geometry and enliven space
Bahareh Zaman ✿ Shouldering the world - Our November laurel goes to Bahareh Zaman, an Iranian maker who created a map of the world on a leather bag, at whose heart is Iran on fire.
Turtle Island - “Skywoman bent and spread the mud with her hands across the shell of the turtle. Moved by the extraordinary gifts of the animals, she sang in thanksgiving and then began to dance, her feet caressing the earth. The land grew and grew as she danced her thanks, from the dab of mud on Turtle’s back until the whole earth was made. Not by Skywoman alone, but from the alchemy of all the animals’ gifts coupled with her.” Robin Kimmerer Braiding Sweetgrass Turtle Island features stories about the cultures of the United States of America and Canada. Many of these are featured in our issue ᏍᎩ Gratitude. ✿ ✿ Like the article? Make it a conversation by leaving a comment below.  […]
David Escalona ✿ Life under wraps - Jessica Hemmings writes about drawings by a Spanish artist that reflect a fraught violence.
Patrick Webb ✿ A generous coat of craft thinking - Kevin Murray interviews Patrick Webb about his perspective on the world as a plasterer.

Our COVID responses 🌸:

Highlights from our calendar…

Current exhibitions

Storymakers in Contemporary Art
Japan Foundation (Sydney)
29 July - 28 January 2023
Resilience: New Reflections on Javanese Traditions
Meet The Makers Indonesia (Jakarta)
30 September - 29 December 2022
Geelong Art Space (Geelong)
6 October - 31 December 2022
Vicki Torr: A Cutting Edge
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery (Wagga Wagga)
22 October - 30 January 2023
Viki Torr: A cutting edge
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery (Wagga Wagga)
22 October - 30 January 2023
Resonance | the instinctive designs of Brodie Neill
Design Tasmania ()
24 November - 19 February 2023
Marian Hosking Returning & Cara Johnson Semblance of Repair
Funaki (Melbourne)
30 November - 23 December 2022
'Remade-Reloved' A Group Christmas Exhibition
Bridget Kennedy Projectspace (Sydney)
1 December - 24 December 2022
Puffpiece 2
ArtPuff (Castlemaine)
1 December - 19 February 2023
Thinking Through Pink
Wollongong Art Gallery (Wollongong)
5 December - 5 March 2023

For a full listing, see here.

Upcoming talks

For a full listing, see here.

Future major events

For a full listing, see here.


For more details, see here.

We’re conducting a once-in-five-year campaign to build our website. Your support would be much appreciated here.