Platform Arts Hub Blayney is an art gallery and community hub located at the the refurbished 1876 heritage listed Blayney Railway Station in Central NSW.
The continually changing cultural and exhibition program showcases regional and local artists, meaning there is always something new and exciting to inspire you.
Get involved and hands on with the creative arts workshops and various community activities.
The project aims are to:
- To create a vibrant creative and cultural hub for the local community and tourists alike
- Host a creative event every week for 52 weeks
- Help improve the communities image and pride as an art and cultural destination putting Blayney on the tourist map promoting tourism
- Build and support community volunteering while promoting social inclusion
- Provide education and work-placement opportunities for students and artists
- To preserve and maintain the railways’ historic buildings and local history
52 Weeks of Creativity
Funded by FRRR, 52 Weeks of Creativity is a calendar of events with art exhibitions, workshops, networking functions, school holiday programs, live music and artisan markets ensuring cultural activities in every week of 2021. Events will utilise regional artists for exhibitions and workshops targeting both the local community and visitors to the region.
The project is funded by FRRR’s Tackling Tough Times Together program with a top up from Arts OutWest via the NSW Government’s Arts Restart funding package.
Partners are Sydney Trains, PLATFORM Committee of Blayney Town Association, Blayney Shire Council and Arts OutWest.
Arts OutWest employs the Platform Manager on behalf of Blayney Town Association who received the funding from FRRR. Additional support includes funds from the NSW Government’s Arts Restart package.
Sunday 30 May in Blayney. Explore local arts and culture, network, catch up with AOW activities and meet the team. ALL WELCOME.
Are you looking for an outlet to sell your art work, graphic designs, photographs, jewellery ceramics, illustrations, wood / metal work, home decor items, textiles, chocolates, soaps, candles, honey, sauce and pickles?
Runs 6 May to 30 May. This exhibition will showcase work from artists within the Central West. Arts OutWest is a Platform partner.
April 2021: The first exhibition at Platform Arts Hub Blayney was the annual Textures of One exhibition. The crowds rolled in, the art was great and the space looks sensational.
Closes 28 April. ALL ABOARD! Calling all artists based in the Central West for the next exhibition at Platform Arts Hub Blayney.
Thursday 22 April, 6pm. Platform Arts Hub has officially opened and is hosting its first Artist Networking Evening!
Tickets are now on sale for the opening of Textures of One Annual Art Exhibition at the new Platform Arts Hub at Blayney Railway Station on 9 April 2021.
Wednesday 21 April, 6pm. Platform Arts Hub has officially opened and now local business and community groups are invited to see the space and network with the committee.
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.
Heather Ferguson has started work as the manager of the new Platform Arts Hub at Blayney Railway Station.
Closes 18 Dec 2020. Blayney. An arts manager to curate a cross-media program of arts activities.