Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

 ARTS outwest 

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

Smiles for SongMakers workshops

From the smiles on the faces of these young emerging artists you can tell something special has happened: these are participants in the APRA AMCOS SongMaker workshops in September.

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CASP Stories: Carillon Spring Recital

Bathurst’s Carillion is more than a war memorial – it’s a rare but fully functioning instrument. Bathurst’s carillonists will present a series of three special concerts in October, thanks to a Country Arts Support Program grant.

A Lonsdale headshot by A Wisser
Aleshia invited to Venice Biennale

Arts OutWest’s Aboriginal Arts Development Officer Aleshia Lonsdale has been invited by the Australia Council for the Arts as one of five creative and cultural workers to spend an intensive three-days of professional development at the 59th Venice Biennale.


Opening 6pm Friday 23 September at Mudgee Arts Precinct is ‘Ngayirr Ngurambang: Sacred Country’ a group exhibition curated by local Wiradjuri artist, Arts OutWest’s Aleshia Lonsdale. Runs to 11 December.

project highlights

Live and Kicking
Live and Kicking

Live, local, music gigs

While the World Waits 2022
While the World Waits 2022

Art exhibition responding to music

Virtual Art Snacks
Virtual Art Snacks

arts experiences in aged care

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


ARTS opportunities

Job: Festival Coordinator

Due by 4pm Wednesday 12 October 2022. The Cowra Festival of International Understanding is the premier annual festival in Cowra. In 2023 it will be held from 9-12 March 2023.

Greer Films: Traineeship

Do you have something to offer? Greer Films are growing our production crew and offering a traineeship to the right person. Our studio is family cultured, fast paced & creative.

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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, Mid-Western Region, 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