Category Archives: In Hospitals

Arts OutWest’s specifically hospital-based arts and health work including activities in Bathurst, Forbes and Parkes Hospitals and our support of the Orange Arts and Health program at Orange Hospital.

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

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

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

An exciting new contemporary sculpture – Siloscopes – has been commissioned and now installed at Forbes Hospital as part of the hospital’s redevelopment. Read the Full article

Flags for NAIDOC

Flags for NAIDOC

Filed : Aboriginal Arts, Arts & Health, In Hospitals, Projects .

For Bathurst’s NAIDOC celebrations (September 19-24) Arts OutWest coordinated the creation of colourful new flags and banners for Bathurst Hospital. Read the Full article

Music uplifts Parkes and Forbes hospitals

Music uplifts Parkes and Forbes hospitals

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

Having live music played to you in hospital might be out of the ordinary, but in Parkes and Forbes hospitals this new experience has been a dose of joy. Read the Full article

Parkes art on show at hospital

Parkes art on show at hospital

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

Parkes Hospital is hosting an exhibition of vibrant new artworks created by 12 local artists alongside works from Parkes Shire Council’s art collection. Read the Full article

Upcoming Events

Sat 21

Orange Youth Arts Festival

Fri October 20 - Wed November 8
Sun 22

Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Art Gallery

Sun October 22 at 10:00 am - 4:20 pm