Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

 ARTS outwest 

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


MusicNSW new regional music officers

MusicNSW leads regional music development with seven Regional Music Officers. Patrick Coomey, who also works as Arts OutWest’s Music Industry Development Officer, will be the Central West RMO.

2020 Annual Report

2020 was a challenging year for so many but one where Arts OutWest honed our strengths and delivered really worthwhile support and advocacy for the region.

3 project highlights

Art Restart
Art Restart

2021: regional boost


2021: curated exhibition

Wattlegrove workshops
Wattlegrove workshops

2021: Art making for health space

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

REGIONAL news & opportunities

Leg Up Grants (up to $500)

Closes 24 October or when exhausted. Leg Up Grants are quick response skill development grants for workers in volunteer managed museums throughout NSW.

Regional Sessions Dark
APRA/ AMCOS The Regional Sessions

15 June, Dubbo. Attention songwriters! A full day for songwriters who want to dig a bit deeper and make new connections, and learn from top Australian musical talent including Gordi, L-FRESH the LION, Sally Seltmann, Ilan Kidron and Alex Lahey!

John Fitzmaurice 'Encounter' SIG2020, Photo by Amber Hooper
Mudgee’s Sculptures in the Gardens

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.

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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, 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