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Chicken Scratch Embroidery

Sat August 24 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

KELSO. Come and learn the art of chicken scratch embroidery. A materials fee will be payable on the day to the tutor in addition to the booking fee.

Boomerang Bag workshop/UFO

Sun August 25 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sun 24 November 2019,

CANOWINDRA. Come along and help make bags from donated material. The bags will be distributed and sold at local markets to encourage local people to bring their own bags when shopping. If you want fun and friendship. come along! Coffee will be provided

Our Wardrobe: Bringing Characters to Life for 60 years – Grenfell Art Gallery Exhibition

Tue September 10 - Sun October 20

GRENFELL ART GALLERY. The Grenfell Dramatic Society is excited to showcase their wardrobe’s most beautiful vintage clothing, along with the production costumes that have brought their characters to life over the 60 years the Society has been active.

Weaving Day September

Sat September 14 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY. We are the Orange Fibre Artists Group who are local basketmakers and weavers. We meet up once a month to practice our weaving, share knowledge and enjoy each other's conversation in the workshop room at the Orange regional Gallery.

Call for interest – Bathurst Upholstery Workshop

Sat September 28 - Sun September 29

BATHURST. There was a lot of interest shown in another 2 day upholstery workshop in the coming months.  So I thought it appropriate to put out a call for interest in running another one. 

Threads Through Art: Australian Tapestries

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Celebration of Australian art through the tapestry medium. Over the decades Australian artists have collaborated with weavers and tapestry workshops in France, Portugal and since 1976, the Australian Tapestry Workshop.

Heather Dunn: Palette of Place

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. For Bathurst based textile artist Heather Dunn, location – place – is important. Palette of Place showcases tapestries inspired by the landscape and colours of Hill End. Using dyes created from local organic materials, Dunn’s tapestries comprise rich ochres, wattle yellow and subtle shades of green.

Camie Lyons: A Physical Response

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. In 2018 Camie Lyons participated in the Hill End Artists in Residence Program. Taking inspiration from the lives of Hill End’s gold rush era inhabitants, Lyons threw herself into physical making: dragging branches back the Haefligers studio, digging clay, and mark making with sticks, stones and found ochers.

Textile Workshop

Thu 9 January 2020, at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

GRENFELL. One day only with Australian Textile Artist Caroline Sharkey.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au