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Arts OutWest Annual General Meeting and Regional Gathering

Sun 25 June at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free, bookings required

Sunday 25 June 2023, 11am-3.30pm. Cowra arts precinct. All welcome for a day of networking, hearing local arts stories and catching up with Arts OutWest.


Cowra Regional Arts Gallery
Cowra Civic Centre
Darling St Cowra

  • 10.45am – Cowra Civic Centre: Arrive and mingle.
  • 11am – 11.45am – Darling St Cowra. Performance of a commissioned work by Sydney Youth Orchestra Presented by Cowra Civic Centre.
  • 12noon – Cowra Regional Art Gallery: While the World Waits exhibition curator/ artist talks.
  • 12.30pm – Cowra Regional Art Gallery. Talk with artists and musicians from the While the World Waits project (please note, this replaces the performance by Andy Baylor who is now not available).
  • 1pm – Cowra Civic Centre. Lunch. + AOW 50 years story booth.
  • 1.45pm – Cowra Civic Centre. Cowra Show and Tell (see below)
  • 2.30pm – 3.15pm. Cowra Civic Centre. The very short AGM.

FREE. All welcome. RSVP required for catering.

We’re doing Show and Tell at the AGM

Saturday 25 June, in the afternoon
We’re looking for arts and heritage practitioners and groups in the Cowra LGA to share their stories in very quick (3 minute) Show and Tells.
How it works: You’ll provide up to 20 images to be played on a loop on the big screen. You’ll talk at the same time, telling your story or pitching your project in the most interesting way you can. You’ll have 3 minutes total.
The detail: Images will need to be provided to Arts OutWest via PowerPoint file or Dropbox by Monday 19 June.
Who: We have room for 12 presentations total.


Sun 25 June
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free, bookings required
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Arts OutWest
02 6338 4657
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Local government area


Cowra Civic Centre
104 Darling Street
Cowra, NSW 2794 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’).