Regional Arts Development Central West NSW
Opportunities from the NSW Central West and beyond for creatives, makers and communities

From exhibition and artist call outs to residencies, training and more. See what opportunities are on offer from our region and beyond.

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NSW Visual Art Exhibition

NOW CLOSED. Closes 18 March. 100% Disabled artist-created and managed exhibition that draws works from disabled representatives from various parts of the community – LGBTQI+, First Nations, CALD, Intellectually disabled, dDeaf, Regional.

Cowra Civic Centre casual staff

Are you a team player? Do you have personality and great customer service skills? Cowra Civic Centre is currently taking Expressions of Interest for people who are interested in joining our team of casual staff.

Young Archie Competition

EXTENDED CLOSING DATE. Closes 8 April 2022. Cowra Regional Art Gallery invites young artists between the ages of five and 18 to paint a portrait of someone special to them and submit an entry to the Cowra Young Archie Competition.

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Waste 2 Art (Bathurst)

NOW CLOSED. Closes 5 May. The Bathurst Waste 2 Art exhibition and competition will be held at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre between 8 and 23 May.

Sculptures by the Bush

NOW CLOSED. Entries close 28 March. Blayney Shire. Sculptures by the Bush is back for 2021 so it is time to start thinking about how you can participate in 2021!

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Textures of One Entry Form

NOW CLOSED. Entries due 19 March for April exhibition. TEXTURES of ONE-One motif Many mediums. 2021 theme: Steam. This will be the inaugural exhibition at Platform Arts Hub Blayney.

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Photographer call out

NOW CLOSED. For April exhibition. Gang Gang Gallery is on the lookout for local photographers for an Exhibition this April. Subject – local flora and fauna, local landscapes and the Gardens of Stone (Pagodas).

OYO Concerto Competition

NOW CLOSED. Closes 26 Feb. The Orange Regional Conservatorium is inviting all young orchestral musicians of the Orange regional to enter the Orange Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, a unique opportunity for soloists to perform with the ORC’s flagship student ensemble.

BRAGyouth (1)

NOW CLOSED. Closes 22 February. Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is currently seeking people aged 15-25 years in Bathurst to apply for the inaugural BRAG Youth Advocates Program. The program is a yearlong pilot project that consists of a group of…

Bathurst: Musicians in the Park

NOW CLOSED. Feb-April 20201. Council, with the support of the NSW Government’s Festival of Place – Summer Fund, will bring musicians to perform in the centre of the city.

Portland Art Exhibition

NOW CLOSED. Entries close 5 Feb 2021. The Portland Art Society Inc. hold an art exhibition every year the first weekend in March and have done so since 1976. The exhibition, which is highly rated in NSW allows a great diversification of artists to present and show their work.