Category Archives: Arts & Health

Arts OutWest’s internationally award winning arts and health program supports integrated arts-based programs across the health, ageing and disability sector.

Colouring in books distributed to hospitals

Colouring in books distributed to hospitals

Filed : Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, Projects .

We’ve produced a colouring in book for patients, visitors and staff at Parkes and Forbes Hospitals featuring work by artists from the NSW Central West . Read the Full article

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Hospital exhibition documents recovery stories of mental illness

Hospital exhibition documents recovery stories of mental illness

Filed : Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Projects .

A travelling exhibition of photographs documenting the recovery stories of people living with complex mental illness will go on display at Bathurst Hospital from Tuesday 4 April, 2017. Read the Full article

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Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

Filed : Aboriginal Arts, Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, Projects .

The award winning Wiradjuri language signage at Parkes and Forbes hospitals will now be rolled out to other hospitals in inland NSW, in local Aboriginal languages.  Read the Full article

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Filed : Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program .

The meaning of the gugaa goanna symbol on the entry doors as explained by ngangaanha, Robert Clegg, designer and Wiradjuri Elder. Read the Full article

Gallery gems on loan to Jemalong

Gallery gems on loan to Jemalong

Filed : Ageing and disability, Arts & Health, Projects .

Artworks from the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery collection were recently loaned to Forbes’ Jemalong Residential Village as part of an art and dementia program ran by Arts OutWest. Read the Full article