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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Eskbank House Museum has Lithgow City Council Acquisitive Artworks on display
Mon 21 August - Sat 30 September
As an addition to the very successful Selections: Highlights from Lithgow City Council’s Acquisitive Art Collection exhibition currently on display at the Seven Valley’s Visitor Centre, Eskbank House Museum has brought more art works out of storage for the community to enjoy.
Included in the exhibition are a variety of works featuring the Eskbank House, the Blast Furnace, Hassans Walls, Cooerwull Academy and the Woollen Mills. Local well-known contemporary artists include Mary Hailstone, Walter Brunner, Tim Johnman, E J McKenzie, Stanley Ballard, K Ballard, T.G. Moyle and Reg Campbell. Heliodore Hawthorne
The museum is open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm. The exhibition is free OR combine with a Museum tour for $5 or $2.50 concession.
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
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