Welcome to our 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. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.
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Fri 2 June - Sun 27 AugustFree
Mudgee Arts Precinct presents ARTEXPRESS 2023 an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.
ARTEXPRESS reflects the candidature for the HSC Visual Arts course and includes works from metropolitan and regional centres. The bodies of work represent a range of expressive forms that showcase high quality teaching and learning resource representing best practice in visual arts education.
Bodies of work nominated for ARTEXPRESS represent all the expressive forms described in the HSC Visual Arts syllabus – drawing, graphic design, painting, printmaking, photomedia, designed objects, textiles and fibre, sculpture, documented forms, ceramics, time-based forms and collection of works.
ARTEXPRESS is a joint initiative of the Department of Education and New South Wales Education Standards Authority in association with Mid-Western Regional Council.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.
Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events (if you can’t see this link look under ‘Opportunities’ then ‘Resources’).