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A trio of exhibitions for Arts OutWest’s 50th Anniversary

Sun 2 June at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of regional arts development organisation Arts OutWest we open a trio of exhibitions:

Behind the Lens

Photographic work by Arts Outwest Media Associates.

Arts OutWest Now

Work by current Arts OutWest staff, board and advisory committee members.

All things ’P’

A selection of 2D and 3D works in pencil, pen, paint, pottery, pastel, print making by members of Forbes Arts Society.

(Note the Forbes Arts Society will only run Sat 1 June 2-4pm and Sunday 2 June 10am-2pm)


Drinks and nibblies provided.


The exhibitions will be open Sunday 2 June, Saturday 8 June, Sunday 9 June, Monday 10 June, 10am-2pm

Also showing in Forbes:

At Forbes Visitor Information Centre. All of June 2024, daily

Plinth Show: Rhonda Sharp

Three works of fibre art from recycled materials. Rhonda Sharp is a Wiradjuri artist from Parkes.



IMAGE: by Media Associate Adam Kerezsy for Behind the Lens exhibition.

George, 2023. Photograph printed on archival paper, 30cm x 40cm

Down The Track is a youth group based in Lake Cargelligo. About four times a year, Down The Track participate in a weekend camp-out that is a combination of environmental and outdoor education. Following a camp in November 2023, George declared that he wanted to become a fisherman and a boat-driver.


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Ceramics / Pottery, Photography
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
02 6338 4657


St Andrews Hall
Court St
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings 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.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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