Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

 ARTS outwest 

We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.

Arts OutWest with the Regional Arts NSW Network, Regional Arts NSW, TNN, Regional Arts Australia and other organisations across the sector are highlighting the value of the arts during the 2022 federal election campaign. Art and culture are Everywhere. Art and culture are Essential. Image: Tanya Brown in performance of 'Three' at Artstate Bathurst 2018. Photo: Regional Arts NSW.
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Federal Election: Candidate Responses

UPDATED. The federal election is 21 May 2022. The Regional Arts NSW Network each quizzed our local candidates on arts policy and their support of key programs. Here’s responses received so far from candidates in Calare and Riverina.

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Live & Kicking: Nerida Cuddy (new date)

Sunday 26 June 4pm at The Bling Pig Sound Lounge and Cocktail Bar Orange. Presented by Arts OutWest. Nerida is a songwriter whose songs have been connecting with people from all walks of life for over 25 years.

project highlights

Live and Kicking
Live and Kicking

Live, local, music gigs

While the World Waits 2022
While the World Waits 2022

Art exhibition responding to music

Virtual Art Snacks
Virtual Art Snacks

arts experiences in aged care

Like to support Arts OutWest? Make a tax deductible donation to the Arts OutWest Cultural Fund!


Textures of One catalogue

Runs to May 27. Textures of One is Platform Arts Hub Blayney’s annual small art prize for local artists within 100km radius of Blayney NSW. This year’s theme, ‘Light and Shade’ is open to interpretation through all art mediums, for…

Visual Arts Work survey

Are you a visual artist, craft artist, or arts worker in Australia – or an Australian citizen working in the sector overseas? Please fill in Visual Arts Work’s 15 min survey

Cementa festival program

19-22 May 2022. Kandos. The Cementa22 program is live. Check out everything happening over the Cementa22 weekend by downloading the full program from the Cementa website.

ARTS opportunities

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Indigenous Tourism Fund

Closes 14 June 2022. The Tourism Grants for Indigenous Business funding round aims to increase the number of Indigenous-owned tourism products available in the market.

Job: Creative Producer at BMEC

Closes 22 May 2022. Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking applications from a suitably experienced and qualified person to join the team at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC) in the role of Creative Producer.

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Waste 2 Art (Mid-Western)

Closes Monday 6 June 2022. Calling Mid-Western based artists, schools, community groups and makers to get creative for Mid-Western WASTE 2 ART 2022.

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Waste 2 Art (Oberon)

Closes 23 May 2022. This years theme is soft plastics with the competition open to all ages and levels for individuals, community groups and schools.

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Explore culture in our region

As the regional arts development organisation we work across the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Weddin.
Image credits on the front page: Helen Carpenter; Peter Gumpert.

Arts OutWest acknowledges the traditional owners of the country on which we work, the Wiradjuri / Wiradyuri people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their custodians past, present and emerging.

working hours

Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 5:00 Hrs
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

we are here

Phone: 02 6338 4657

Building 1454,Research Station Drive (off Browning St), Charles Sturt University Bathurst Campus