Congratulations to Artstate Bathurst 2018: A Sense of Place & Robust Regions!

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We had a ball and the response across the state has been amazing. We’d like to thank some very special people for all their joy and hard work.

Congratulations and thanks  to Regional Arts NSW on a successful and exciting Artstate Bathurst 2018! Especially CEO and Executive Producer, Elizabeth Rogers.

A huge thank you to funding partners:

  • Create NSW
    especially Minister for the Arts, the Hon. Don Harwin MLC.
  • Destination NSW
  • Bathurst Regional Council

Thank you to Bathurst and Wiradyuri Community Elders

Thank you to our brilliant Festival Director Adam Deusien
and Opening Ceremony Director Becky Russell.

Thank you to the production team for their hard work and professional support.

Thank you to our wonderful Keynote Speakers:

Jonathan Jones
Frith Walker
Jack Archer
Kresanna Aigner

Thank you to all the speakers, delegates, artists and performers.

Thank you for providing these great venues and programs:

  • Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
  • Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum
  • Chifley Home
  • National Motor Racing Museum
  • Tremain’s Mill
  • Majellan Bowling Club
  • Walshaw Hall
  • The Carrington
  • Machattie Park
  • Kings Parade & Courthouse

…and finally, we’d like to thank Bathurst and the people of this great city for hosting this amazing festival of art! WE HAD A BALL!

Image: Opening Ceremony Welcome to Country.  Photo: Steven Cavanagh