We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.
A recap of another busy and productive month for Arts OutWest staff.
A special round up of where to shop local and handmade for Christmas.
Where to shop for unique, hand-made art by Central West NSW Aboriginal Artists. In-person or online, shop now for Christmas.
Join us at Hartley Historic Site for crafts and shopping at Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Gallery – wearing a Santa hat! Sunday 10 November (challenge at 10.45am). Gallery open 10am-4pm.
Thursday 30 November 2023. Grab some merchandise from your favourite Central West NSW band or artist and then donate to #ausmusictshirtday to support Australian musicians.
Shop for Christmas. The Here Now and Always NSW Aboriginal Regional Christmas Market is back including artists from the NSW Central West.
October and November saw the final Country Arts Support Program funded activities for 2023 wrap up. So much creativity, play and joy in all of them.
An award winning whole-of-community focus produced content and sharing of stories related to the local Megafauna once found at Wellington Caves.
A year on from devastating floods in the region we’re still thinking of all those impacted, including those in Eugowra.
The NSW Government invites people working in the live music industry to take part in our survey of the live music industry.
The Cowra Civic Centre, Cowra’s premier multi-purpose centre, is on the brink of a grand transformation
December 2023. Arts and cultural funding opportunities currently open.
Closes 13 December 2023. Screen NSW is looking for the next wave of emerging producers.
Entries close 6 May 2024. Are you feeling creative? The Waste 2 Art Competition and Exhibition is back in 2024, and it’s the Year of Packaging!
Registrations close 15 January 2024. Orchestra opportunity as part of the Orange Chamber Music Festival in March 2024.
Closes 9am Monday 29 January 2024. The GreenHouse: National Artist Residency offers an immersive, creative development residency to bring artists from all over Australia to the Albury region to create live performances.
Open 15 January 2024. Closes 19 February 2024, 5pm. This funding is provided on an annual basis to support arts and cultural organisations, local government authorities and service organisations
Opens 15 January 2024. Closes 19 February 2024, 5pm. This targeted funding is for NSW-based Aboriginal artists, groups, arts/cultural workers and organisations
Opens 15 January 2024. Closes 19 February 2024, 5pm. Funding for organisations and local government authority projects to support innovation, vibrancy and creativity within the NSW arts and cultural sector.
Opens 15 January 2024, closes 19 February 2024, 5pm. This fund supports innovative, accessible NSW arts and culture, and the employment and development of professional artists and cultural workers.
15 January 2024 – 20 May 2024. . These grants support professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists, groups and arts and cultural workers (including museum workers).
Closes 11 December 2023. Funding to host internships for emerging practitioners with disability or who are d/Deaf in the arts, screen and cultural industries.
Information sessions November 2023. Live performance venues across our cities and regions can now access funding and support for industry best-practice sound management
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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.