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Leanne Wicks: Birds Like Us

Sat 1 April - Sun 11 June

Art Gallery / Library Foyer
Donations encouraged


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery presents Birds Like Us by Kandos-based artist Leanne Wicks. Blending her lifelong passions of birding, ornithology, and knitting, Leanne Wicks presents knitted portraits of artists associated with the artistic programs of BRAG and the Cementa art festival. Each portrait merges the personality and practice of artists with Australian birds to create a unique and whimsical knitted installation.

Artist Talk & Tour

Saturday May 27 @ 11am

Free, RSVP essential – click here to book your tickets

IMAGE: Leanne Wicks, Linda Jackson, 2023, yarn, wire, glass, felt, fabric, fill, 25 x 29 x 14 cm. Image courtesy the artist.

Leanne Wicks: Birds Like Us – Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (bathurstart.com.au)


Sat 1 April
Sun 11 June
Event Category:


Local government area
Bathurst Region
Visual arts, Textiles
Presenter's website


Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
70-78 Keppel Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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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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