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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GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

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GANG GANG Gallery, Lithgow 206 Main Street, Lithgow, NSW, Australia

Jo is an Iningai Kalkadoonwooman living on Dabee Wiradjury Country, she is also the First Nations Curator for the Cementa Festival.

Jo studied Visual Arts at the Southern Cross University Lismore and in Italy. She has worked as a Curator and Artist in the Aboriginal Community of the Southern Highlands for 20 years prior to moving to the Central West. Jo works using Collage, Found Objects, Installations, Weaving and Painting.



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’).