Adderton: house & heart of mercy

Adderton is a unique, values-driven cultural space for the community to explore just and merciful responses to contemporary social issues.


Adderton: house & heart of mercy  is temporarily closed to visitors as of 18 March 2020 during this time of recommended social distancing due to COVID-19.  We look forward to welcoming visitors back to Adderton in due course.

Thank you for your interest in Adderton: house & heart of mercy’s exhibitions, programs and events.   During this temporary closure, the Adderton team will be working away on upcoming exhibitions and programs and will be contactable via individual emails, via  and on 3839 2494.  If you had booked for any of Adderton’s upcoming programs and tours you will be emailed individually and refunds applied for paid events.

We wish you and your loved ones all the best during this trying time. Our thoughts are also with the most vulnerable in our community and how best to support them as we are all impacted by this global issue.

Keep an eye on Adderton’s social accounts for stories and inspiring content related to our current exhibitions and register for our e-news for further updates.

In the words of Catherine McAuley, “Let us take one day only in hand, at a time, merely making a resolve for tomorrow, thus we may hope to get on taking short, careful steps, not great strides”.

The Adderton Team

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Our Vision

We welcome people into the heart of mercy. We offer experiences that nurture spirituality, inspire creative activity and encourage new ideas for visitors of all ages and from all walks of life.

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