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Waste 2 Art Talk

Sat 6 April at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come along and hear Bill Tink from NetWaste discuss the Waste 2 Art theme for 2024 -Packaging – the Past, Present and Future. As part of the talk Bill will be showing lots of examples of contemporary artists who use packaging in their works to give this year’s aspiring Waste 2 Art entrants some great ideas for their 2024 entries. This will be followed by an ART workshop where you will be able to put your ideas into practice.

Bookings essential via the Library on 6861 2309. Numbers limited so book in early.


Sat 6 April
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Parkes Shire Council
Mrs Kelly Hendry, Destination Development Manager, Parkes Shire Council (Days of work : Monday‐Wednesday) 6861 2333 or kelly.hendry@parkes.nsw.gov.au


Local government area
Visual arts, Other
Event contact details (phone/ email)
6861 2309


Marramarra Makerspace Studio, Parkes Shire Council
Parkes Library, 25 Bogan St
Parkes, NSW Australia
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02 6861 2333
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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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