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Workshop #3: VISION 20/50 an (impossible) festival (Mudgee)

Tue 26 March at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s the year 2050, what artwork would you make? Let’s find out!

Workshop #1: VISION 20/50 an (impossible) festival

Arts OutWest calls on artists to imagine an artwork that could be made in the year 2050, in the Central West, that speaks to a radically aspirational vision for a possible future for our region.

As part of marking 50 years of Arts Outwest, we are celebrating with a hypothetical Festival – VISION 20/50 an possible festival.

To aid artists in imagining their aspirational ideas for the art-making of the future and prepare a submission, we are holding six free workshops around the region. In these workshops, you’ll be taken through a number of exercises and tasks that will help you imagine all the possibilities for your work, even though it doesn’t exist yet!

BOOK: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/workshop-3-vision-2050-an-impossible-festival-mudgee-tickets-858524488857

Further workshops will be held:

  • Monday 18 March 6pm – 8pm – Bathurst CSU campus
  • Wednesday 3 April, 5.30-7.30pm – Marramarra Makerspace Parkes
  • Thursday 4 April 5.30-7.30pm – Condobolin Community Centre
  • Monday 8 April 6pm – 7.30pm – ONLINE

These workshops are open to anyone of all ages, even if you’re not sure if you’ll put in an EOI. They’ll be a chance to think and play. Workshops are FREE.

This workshop will be held in the Cultural Workshops space at Mudgee Arts Precinct.

Expressions of Interest will close 11 April 2024.

For more about the project visit: Homepage – VISION 20/50 an (im)possible festival (vision2050festival.com)


A project of Arts OutWest supported by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund. Delivered with the support of Charles Sturt University.


Mudgee Arts Precinct Workshops
2-6 Douro St
Mudgee, NSW 2850 Australia


Arts OutWest


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Ceramics / Pottery, Photography, Textiles, Music, Theatre, Dance, Circus/ physical theatre, Literature, Screen, Multi-Arts, Heritage, Aboriginal culture, STEAM, Other
Submitted online


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.

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