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OPENING // BRAGS Art Fair 2023

Fri 17 November at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$15 – $20

The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Friends Society invites you to the opening of the 2023 BRAGS Art Fair!

An initiative of the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Society Inc. (BRAGS Inc.), the 2023 BRAGS Art Fair is a fundraising exhibition for the gallery’s artistic programming and collection, featuring artworks for sale from both established artists and emerging talents.

Artworks are available to view and purchase in-gallery and online, in a curated display showcasing our region’s best contemporary art from artists based in the Bathurst Regional Council district and surrounding areas including the Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Oberon, Blayney, Cowra, Orange and Mudgee. Explore works in a range of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and more.

  • 200+ artworks available from established artists and emerging talents
  • Curated bar with signature cocktail
  • Art raffle for your chance to win a Luke Sciberras original print valued at $5,000
  • Announcement of the People’s Choice Award — a 2024 Foyer Exhibition

Plus: Voting for the People’s Choice Award is now open — vote now!



Fri 17 November
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$15 – $20
Event Categories:


Local government area
Bathurst Region
Visual arts
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)
EVENT IMAGE credits (artist and/or photographer).
Image: Kate Boag, Sunlight in the Valley, Blue Mountains, oil on canvas, 38 x 91 cm. Courtesy the artist


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

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’).