We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.
We made music a focus in our August issue of Artspeak enews, including some local music suggestions for you to explore and enjoy, right now, at home, here they are.
Arts OutWest will further support the live music industry in the Central West with a 12-month long program of local gigs.
The Australian Government does not have a policy on arts, culture and creativity. Is it time for one, asks our executive director Tracey Callinan. Tracey will chat about this with ABC Central West’s Ewan Gilbert Monday July 12 ay 9.45am.
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REGIONAL news & opportunities
Closes 10 August. Lithgow City Council is inviting artists and community members to submit artworks for a special exhibition documenting the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires.
A young filmmaker with a passion for stories that give representation to growing up in Australian communities, especially ones of rural, linguistic and culturally diverse backgrounds and influences seeks people to collaborate with.
Closes 15 August. NAVA strongly encourages NSW visual artists to apply for the $10,000 Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists.
Closes 5 August. Open to small to medium not-for-profit arts organisations, Plus1 provides the opportunity to attract new donors, build valuable relationships and boost fundraising skills, with up to $25,000-$50,000 in matched funding available, depending on the size of your organisation.
You’re invited. Artists and curators, this is your callout to submit solo or group exhibition proposals for the 2022 WAYOUT Artspace program in Kandos.
Round 1 closes Wednesday 18 August 2021. Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organisations, professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of artforms and disciplines.
Entries due 1-3 October. Exhibition at Orange City Library. Looking for artworks on the theme of courage.
Closes 6 August. Introducing Platform Arts Hub Blayney’s brand new art exhibition for August. “Living in a Frosted World” through the eyes of local artists.
Future Tunes is moving indoors for the winter. Orange City Council is looking for musicians to perform and CBD establishments who would like to host them.
Cementa Inc is thrilled to announce the participants in the Regional Artist Professional Development Program, funded through the Regional Arts Fund Recovery Grant.
Closes 30 July. Orana Arts are seeking Expressions of Interest from Aboriginal artists to take part in the development and installation of artworks at a major site currently under construction in Dubbo.
Closes Friday 30 July. CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes are calling for entries in this new art competition.
Orange photographer and proud Wiradjuri woman Kristin Byrnes has launched a photography business, thanks to her ‘life-changing’ TAFE NSW experience.
Closes July 29. Each Fellowship offers two to three weeks of full board and accommodation at Varuna
The next RAF 2021-22 Quick Response Grant round will open on July 1st at 9:00am. There are some significant changes to this program, please read the guidelines carefully.
Closes 23 August. There are some significant changes to this program so please read the guidelines carefully. They are detailed as the RAF has moved to national guidelines that are the same for all states and territories participating in this program.
Over three days in September, Artlands 2021 on lutruwita land, Launceston will enable a series of exchanges and help to enhance a creative ecosystem which is interconnected and integrated across Country, communities and art forms.
Closes 1 August. Do you have exhibition or project management experience within a museum? Are you local to Orange or looking for a tree change? ORM are currently recruiting for an Exhibition Coordinator to join our talented team.
A paid position to help bring an exhibition of Orange-based artist Michael Kiely to the MCA in Sydney in November 2021.
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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.