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.
It's free to submit your local events. (Use the 'Submit' option under the 'Whats On' menu at the top of the page).
For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to the Culture Maps Central NSW menu.

Birds and Brushes

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

Join art teacher Jessie Leffley and learn a variety of techniques to draw your favourite feathered friends!


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

Gang Gang Gallery is thrilled to be hosting our third collection of ceramic works by a number of talented potters, pushing boundaries with function and form in this energetic and creative exhibition.

Holiday art workshops for kids

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

4 exciting holiday art workshops for kids these school holidays at the Gang Gang Gallery, Lithgow with Elaine. Do one, some or all 4. 14-15th April.

H ART of Women

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

Four exceptionally tallented ladies come together for an exhibition celebrating women and their art.
OPENING EVENT – Saturday May 6th from 3pm


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

Mindful Japanese art of mending to give a new life to broken pottery.
Kintsugi is a century-old Japanese craftwork where broken ceramic objects are pieced back together using Urushilacquer and gold dust based on the philosophy of Wabi Sabi finding beauty in imperfection.



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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