Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS // Balloons, Bubbles, Elastics

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

This school holiday session includes a short tour of current exhibition Conflated followed by a fun hands-on workshop exploring inflatables and contractibles with performance artist Justin Buchta.

$12.50 – $15.00

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS // Augmented Reality Balloon Dogs

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

These sessions include a short tour of Conflated followed by an augmented reality workshop with Social Futures Clubhouse where teens will expand their digital artwork and AR skills!

OPENING – Deborah Kelly: CREATION

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents Deborah Kelly:CREATION – a queer insurrectionary science fiction climate change religion, unfurling through years of collaborations across generations, identities, artforms and sites.

$10 – $15

ARTIST TALK // Deborah Kelly

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents Deborah Kelly: CREATION – a queer insurrectionary science fiction climate change religion, unfurling through years of collaborations across generations, identities, artforms and sites.

Free

Exhibition – Deborah Kelly: CREATION

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents Deborah Kelly:CREATION – a queer insurrectionary science fiction climate change religion, unfurling through years of collaborations across generations, identities, artforms and sites.

ART ON SCREEN: JEFF KOONS – AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre 105 William Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

The impetuosity, energy, and imagination of one of contemporary art’s undisputed protagonists comes to the big screen in a totally unprecedented portrait. ‘As soon as we started shooting, it was clear that Koons was revealing something to us about himself...

Info session: Hill End AIR Program

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Monday 11 March, 10am, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. BRAG invites you to an information session on the future direction of the Hill End Artist in Residence Program (Hill End AiR).

Event Series Talks & Tea at BRAG

Talks & Tea at BRAG

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Join Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) Volunteer Guides for a spotlight talk and walk through of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION.
Held on the second Wednesday of each month, this is a new social series for visitors to learn more about the current exhibitions, Bathurst's vibrant art scene, and to meet like-minded locals!

Free

School Holidays Workshop: Mask Decorating

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Get the kids crafting these school holidays with our Deborah Kelly: CREATION inspired workshop!

Short tour of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION
Mask decorating activity
Ages 6-17, all abilities, no experience required!

$10 – $15

School Holidays Workshop: Collage Making

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Get the kids crafting these school holidays with our Deborah Kelly: CREATION inspired workshop!

Short tour of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION
Collage making activity
Ages 6-17, all abilities, no experience required!

$10 – $15

 

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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