Category Archives: Cultural Tourism

Cultural Tourism is one of the current strategic priority areas for Arts OutWest. Cultural Tourism has been flagged by government at all levels as a key economic driver of regional NSW over the coming years. The NSW Central West already has a wealth of arts cultural offering to visitors. How these can be supported, developed, grown and enhanced will be an ongoing conversation we’ll be having with communities across our region over the next couple of years.

PUBLIC ART Instagram challenge

PUBLIC ART Instagram challenge

Filed : Cultural Tourism, Projects .

We’re tagging public art across the region – in a digital, virtual sense anyway. Get your phone out and join our summer Instagram challenge. Read the Full article

Cultural mud maps

Cultural mud maps

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Projects .

As part of our investigation into cultural tourism in the Central West we’ve made mud maps of some of the region’s big cultural assets: festivals, public art, art trails, galleries & museums. Read the Full article

Rural Arts & Culture Symposium 2015

Rural Arts & Culture Symposium 2015

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Local and industry news, Supported projects .

Friday 30 October in Forbes. A half-day symposium exploring how cultural events can strengthen regional communities through improved engagement, management and marketing. All welcome. Read the Full article

Symposium recap

Symposium recap

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Projects .

The inaugural Rural Arts and Culture Symposium (Saturday November 15 in Forbes) started some valuable and passionate conversations about how and why we make arts and culture happen in our region. In this recap: Quotes, discussion points, video, links and photos, audio of the panel sessions from the day. ‘Visitors don’t see ‘local government areas” Brian Steffan, General Read the Full article

Symposium in detail: how does culture contribute to community?

Symposium in detail: how does culture contribute to community?

Filed : Creative Industries (research, support, networking, international), Cultural Tourism, Projects .

More detail from the inaugural Rural Arts and Culture Symposium, Saturday November 15 in Forbes. Panel 2: how does culture contribute to community? For the overview of the whole Symposium click here The day was split into three panel discussions, two sessions of 20×20 project presentations and an informal afternoon discussion. Panel 2: Facilitator: Merrill Findlay Richard Petkovic, Musica Read the Full article