We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.
FAST CARS is a brand-new Australian play with songs that premiered in Bathurst March 2023 – but its development stretches back three years of solid community engagement and artistic development.
New submission process for Arts OutWest’s What’s On calendar. Get your event listed, into our media rounds and Infront of eyes across the region.
Closes 28 April 2023. Arts OutWest is seeking new board members. Board positions are voluntary for a two-year term.
March 23 Lithgow. March 24 & 25, Bathurst. Monica Davidson from Creative+Business will be in the region to deliver three fun, informative workshops: Networking tips for creatives, Pricing for creatives, Diversify your creative income.
Over 300 participants will perform in a mega-concert this Saturday 1 April 5pm at the Orange Regional Conservatorium, 73a Hill Street, Orange.
This year is a special one for the Cowra Musical and Dramatic Society with the local group celebrating its 60th anniversary.
15-16 April 2023. Are you nostalgic for the past? The Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail celebrates history with a vibrant new festival program.
Lithgow based Barrinang has received $99,907 towards their Soothing the Soul – Bundadhaany Girbang (Many Artists) project through the NSW Government’s inaugural Community and Place funding program.
Closes Sunday 16 April 2023. Care for nationally significant collections as an essential part of a dynamic team.
Closes 23 May 2023: Blue Waters Arts & Crafts Exhibition at Lake Cargelligo has been running for 43 years. This year the theme is Home – What is home to you?
Closes 12 May 2023. This year sees the introduction of an entirely new competition to the Henry Lawson Festival of Arts.
Closes 15 September 2023. For 5-9 years.
Closes 27 April 2023. Grants of up to $15,000 will support emerging artists working across the spectrum of the arts to undertake professional development opportunities.
Closes Friday 21 April 2023. Bathurst Regional Council invites community organsations to apply for funding from the 2023 ClubGRANTS Scheme.
Closes midnight, 29 May 2023. Gulgong Arts Council is thrilled to announce the return of our annual art competition on the June long weekend of 2023.
Entries close: Friday 7 April 2023. Non-acquisitive and open to artists living within 100 km from Cowra including Young, Boorowa, Grenfell, Parkes, Forbes, Bathurst, Orange and Canowindra.
General applications close Monday 8 May 2023. Through cash grants of up to $20,000, this wonderful program supports non-profit community organisations to preserve and manage Australian cultural heritage collections.
Closes Friday, 26 May 2023 for July exhibition. Open to all artists who currently live or work in the Arts OutWest area*
For Easter 2023 exhibition. Millthorpe Creative Arts is calling for artists from Millthorpe and surrounds. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 0400 140 973
Entries Close: June 11 at midnight 2023. The Corner Store Gallery Orange.
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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.