Category Archives: Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program

Development of Culture & Arts program for Forbes and Parkes Hospitals, in partnership with Lachlan Health Service.

The Lachlan Health Services Project team engaged Arts OutWest to integrate culture and arts into the Forbes and Parkes Hospital redevelopments. The NSW Government provided $113.7 million to redevelop the Forbes Hospital and build a new Parkes Hospital. A component of this funding was used to help deliver the Lachlan Health Service Culture and Arts program.

Forbes Identity project

Forbes Identity project

Filed : Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

Are you an artist who would like to work with photography? Are you a photographer who would like to make art work  Read the Full article

Training musicians in hospitals

Training musicians in hospitals

Filed : ARTS & HEALTH, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

‘Life changing’ is how one of the six trainee Musicians in Hospitals described our training program at Parkes Hospital in June. Read the Full article

Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

Arts & health: Wiradjuri signage program expands

Filed : ABORIGINAL ARTS, ARTS & HEALTH, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

The award winning Wiradjuri language signage at Parkes and Forbes hospitals will now be rolled out to other hospitals in inland NSW, in local Aboriginal languages.  Read the Full article

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Meaning of gugaa symbol on Parkes Hospital doors

Filed : ABORIGINAL ARTS, ARTS & HEALTH, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

The meaning of the gugaa goanna symbol on the entry doors as explained by ngangaanha, Robert Clegg, designer and Wiradjuri Elder. Read the Full article

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

Artist and the farmer sculpture installed

Filed : ARTS & HEALTH, In Hospitals, Lachlan Health Service Culture & Arts Program, PAST PROJECTS .

An exciting new contemporary sculpture – Siloscopes – has been commissioned and now installed at Forbes Hospital as part of the hospital’s redevelopment. Read the Full article

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