Welcome to our BIG list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region.

This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happeing in the region each year. Of course, 2020 looks a little different but the events are slowly returning where possible.

NEW: HAPPENING ONLINE. We’ve added a new category for workshops, exhibitions, virutal tours and activities that are now happening ONLINE. Click here for the listings

Got an event to add? Email us artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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Applications close: Recovery Boost – RAF Recovery Grants

Thu October 29

ABOUT RAF RECOVERY GRANTS

Open 21 September 2020 – Closes 29 October 2020

Recovery grants are designed to meet the medium-term recovery needs of artists, organisations and communities. Projects in this program should focus on activities that assist in recovery from bushfire, drought, and/or the impacts of COVID-19.

All RAF Recovery projects must be completed by 30 June 2024

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Fund are to support and promote participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture in regional and remote Australia by:

  • Encouraging and supporting sustainable economic, social and cultural development in regional communities;
  • Developing partnerships and networks which leverage financial and/or in-kind support for specific projects and encourage ongoing collaboration;
  • Developing audiences and broadening community engagement with the arts; and
  • Increasing employment and professional development opportunities for, and raise the profile of, regional and remote artists.

PPLYING VIA SMARTYGRANTS

When the grant round is open, a link below will take you to the Regional Arts Australia online application system. Click on RAF Recovery Grants Application Form. If you have not used SmartyGrants before you will need to set up an account. This account and password can be used to go back to your application at any time and will be the same for any other grants you might apply for in the future using the Smartygrants system.  Your application will be available to you until you click SUBMIT, or the closing date is reached.

Apply Here: https://ransw.smartygrants.com.au/RAFRecoveryNSW

LOCATION ELIGIBILITY

To ensure your region is eligible to apply for RAF Relief, search your address in the Modified Monash Model

Regional Arts Fund funding cannot principally benefit a location classified as MMM 1 Classification

To search please follow the steps below:

  • Enter your address in the address bar.
  • Select “Modified Monash Model” from the classification options.
  • Select “2019” from the drop down options.
  • Click “Search location”.
  • The tool will display your MMM class.

ENQUIRIES

If you have any enquiries about the RAF Recovery grants, please contact the Manager, Grants & Projects at Regional Arts NSW Tel 02 9270 2502 Email funding@regionalartsnsw.com.au. Successful applicants can download the RAF Relief Logos HERE.

Read more: http://regionalartsnsw.com.au/grants/raf-recovery-grants/#ixzz6YivRtpgj

 

Organiser

Regional Arts NSW

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Artform
Visual arts, Music, Theatre, Craft, Dance, Circus / physical theatre, Literature, Photography, Screen, Textiles, Multi-Arts, Aboriginal culture

The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media.  Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

For event promoters: If you are sending event details to Arts OutWest to promote through our Whats On (or likewise publishing events on social media) please only send us images you have permission to use. See our fact sheet on copyright infringement.