We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.
Tickets are now on sale for the opening of Textures of One Annual Art Exhibition at the new Platform Arts Hub at Blayney Railway Station on 9 April 2021.
Enjoy outstanding musical talents in stunning settings around the beautiful Orange Region, April 8-11.
Condobolin’s third SkyFest: Miima Warrabinya will be held at the Wiradjuri Study Centre on the 3- 5 September. Supported by Arts Restart, CASP and IVAIS.
“Who locally would be a great tutor for my art workshop?” is something we are always asked. Get yourself listed. It’s free.
The state government has injected $130K into each regional arts development area to super charge regional arts economies in the first few months of 2021.
The Inland Sea of Sound festival is back 24-28 February, 2021 in Bathurst with a series of fantastic concerts in town, both indoors and outdoors.
An invite to Central West NSW makers to list (for free) on a new BUY LOCAL ONLINE page on our new website (right here).
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A run down of arts and cultural funding closing March and April 2021. Updated 23 Feb.
Closes 5 May. The Bathurst Waste 2 Art exhibition and competition will be held at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre between 8 and 23 May.
Applications close 1 March. Youth Week 2021 will be celebrated from Friday 16 April to Saturday 24 April 2021. Theme: “Together more than ever.” Grants of $700 to $1,000.
Entries close 28 March. Blayney Shire. Sculptures by the Bush is back for 2021 so it is time to start thinking about how you can participate in 2021!
At 22 Feb 2021. For performers, exhibition and event organisations, museums and galleries, libraries, rehearsals, events indoors and out.
The Orange Regional Conservatorium and Cowra Civic Centre will welcome the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows to town for performances and master classes in the last week of February.
The first live music concert of the Inland Sea of Sound in 2021 will feature three great bands for the ridiculously low price of $20 for Adults and $15 for Students and Concessions (Pensioners & Unemployed).
Critical stages’ touring program has returned for 2021/22 with the support of Create NSW.
Entries close 30 April 2021. Presented by the Cowra Art Group Inc. at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery. Open to Artists within 100 km of Cowra. Exhibition held Thur. 20 May – Sat. 12 June 2021.
Closes 12 March. Nominate now. Heritage Celebrations is a beloved event on the Forbes calendar each year. Awards are presented during the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival (18 April – 19 May).
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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.