We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.
Sunday 30 May in Blayney. Explore local arts and culture, network, catch up with AOW activities and meet the team. ALL WELCOME.
Are you looking for an outlet to sell your art work, graphic designs, photographs, jewellery ceramics, illustrations, wood / metal work, home decor items, textiles, chocolates, soaps, candles, honey, sauce and pickles?
Runs 6 May to 30 May. This exhibition will showcase work from artists within the Central West. Arts OutWest is a Platform partner.
RADO Network: A new collaborative web portal hosts links to RADO built websites across the state offering a variety of information for visitors, from culture maps to creative directories of artists, to local events, artist profiles and even linked social media accounts.
Arts and health. A beautiful exhibition featuring art and photos of water birds is now brightening the walls on the hospital at Condobolin. Pictured: artwork by Karen Tooth.
O’Connell musician Kris Schubert used a 2021 Arts Restart Micro Grant to run the first of a series of delightful outdoor music performances in the village on the first weekend of May.
Sunday 16 May 2021, Orange Botanic Gardens. Orange-based Dirt Lane Press launches the latest picture book by Orange writer Margarete Lamond with an installation story walk.
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REGIONAL news & opportunities
Closes 31 May 2021. Calling all Students in the Blayney Shire! Entries are NOW OPEN for Youth Textures of One art competition. This will be running next month and is open to students from Kindegarten to year 12.
The festival takes place 11/12 September and 18/19 September when thousands of daffodils are in bloom in the parks and gardens.
Closes 16 May. Writing NSW launches new programs for culturally diverse writers, curators and editors.
Just wonderful to see Christine McMillan showing in Kandos! Wood, carp scales, echidna spines by Christine McMillan is currently on show until mid-June.
Submissions close 20 August. Mudgee and regional NSW’s largest and most renowned outdoor sculpture exhibition – Sculptures in The Garden – is on again for its 11th year. Exhibition 9-10 October 2021.
Congratulations to Wayne Miles ~ winner of the 2021 Forbes Shire Council Heritage Art Competition Aquisition Prize for his contemporary interpretation of the well-known ambrotype photograph of Ben Hall.
Closes 30 June 2021. Regional & Public Galleries of NSW seeks to recognise and support the development of staff professional practice and research through the Alan Sisley Memorial Fellowship.
Closes 19 July 2021 | $25,000 National Painting Prize | Entries Now Open | Exhibited at Cowra Regional Art Gallery.
Closes 16 May. Interested in working in one of New South Wales leading regional art galleries?
Updated April 27. All kinds of arts and cultural funding opportunities.
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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.