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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The Odd Sock Gallery - Art & Craft Supplies + Gallery 8 Farm Lane, #Shop 4, Blayney, NSW, Australia

Together we explore the Blayney Shire in photographic prints and 4m high projected images.


Event Series Sunday Art Workshops

Sunday Art Workshops

Millthorpe School of Arts Victoria St, Millthorpe, NSW, Australia

Various workshops for children aged 8-12 years with local artist and educator Bill Tink.

Drawing skills, wire sculpture, detailed drawing and painting.


Arts To The Max – Maxine Chapman Art Exhibition

The Odd Sock Gallery - Art & Craft Supplies + Gallery 8 Farm Lane, #Shop 4, Blayney, NSW, Australia

Local Blayney, artist Maxine Chapman exhibitions Arts To The Max at The Odd Sock Gallery.

Maxine's artworks are filled with lively, bright and vivid colours. Her works uniquely set her apart with delightful choices of subject. And, she is both arty and crafty. Maxine will have a number of her handmade crotchet items available and will be only too happy to show how they are made with some beginner crotchet lessons.


Playing With Colour

The Odd Sock Gallery - Art & Craft Supplies + Gallery 8 Farm Lane, #Shop 4, Blayney, NSW, Australia

Play With Colour is an exhibition by disabled artists, Scott Vandenbergh and Tyler Grant.



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.

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