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 happening in the region each year.

Looking for the ongoing or regularly open museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art? They’re all covered at our Culture Maps Central NSW. Explore it here

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Pictures of You

Sat August 15 - Sun October 11

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is delighted to announce a community photo portrait exhibition titled Pictures of You, with entries to the exhibition open to all members of the Bathurst community.

The COVID-19 pandemic turned life on its head, separating friends and colleagues. As restrictions ease, BRAG invites you to share a photographic portrait of someone significant to you. The portrait could have been taken during isolation, or more recently.

This is a great opportunity to have your photograph exhibited at BRAG and to be part of a community event. The exhibition will be a good chance to see members of the Bathurst community and to see and read about the different stories of people’s experiences in lockdown.

The exhibition will present the selection of community submitted photographic portraits as prints in the gallery space and as a digital exhibition on the BRAG website.

Pictures of You is open to photographers of all levels.

Image: AIMEE COOK, Untitled, 2020, photograph .


Sat August 15
Sun October 11
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Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
(02) 6333 6555


Bathurst Region
Visual arts

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