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HARTLEY. OPEN TUES-SUN. The Kew–Y–Ahn Aboriginal Gallery project is a partnership between Arts OutWest, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and the NSW Department of Environment and Heritage. Work by local Aboriginal painters, weavers, designers, jewellers and photographers from across the NSW Central West are on show and for sale in rotating exhibitions in the new gallery space.
PARKES. At CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope. The Central West Astronomical Society (CWAS) is proud to announce the shortlisted finalists in the 2019 CWAS Astrophotography Awards - the "David Malin Awards".
ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM, ORANGE. Descend into Sydney’s seedy underworld in our new photographic exhibition revealing the dark side of the Roaring Twenties. Explore more than 130 candid and compelling mugshots taken by New South Wales Police between 1920 and 1930. Known as the ‘Specials’, they are unlike any found elsewhere in the world
TRUNDLE MPS. An exhibition of artworks from people from the Trundle area. Making a difference to your health service - Trundle MPS as part of the arts and culture program.
Come and experience the Stones & Bones tour and Bats, Bugs & Beasties at Jenolan
Caves. Tours are run on selected days for children aged 7 to 11yrs. These tours allow
children to experience the caves through fun activities they can understand. Charges
apply. Bookings essential.
GRENFELL ART GALLERY, GRENFELL. Ramon Ward-Thompson lives and paints in Sydney, but is drawn to the great historic cities of Europe – where he enjoys to capture the softer European light against a background of historic buildings and monuments. He brings a soft study in light that that has always been uniquely his own.
The artists presented in this exhibition do not simply define the void as denoting a lack, but rather they utilise form to represent the formless.
An exhibition of works by students from ten public schools in the Central Tablelands region who participated in the Home Program.
Take a deep dive into Wiradyuri art, culturalTake a deep dive into Wiradyuri art, culturaland language with this fun interactive artpiece.
Louise Kerr playfully explores the ancient relationship between humans and dogs, a bond that can be traced back thousands of years, most notably with the discovery in 1914 of the Bonn-Oberkassel dog buried alongside two humans.
ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY, ORANGE. This survey exhibition embraces some 40 years of Auld’s practice. From her studio set in the landscape near Orange, her explorations have grappled with transforming the mysteries of the ancient craft of ceramics into an expressive art medium.
ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY, ORANGE. Bill Moseley combines video with the lyric mysticism of wet plate collodion photography in this exhibition of recent works.
BATHURST. Open Daily. The Somerville Collection features some of the finest and rarest specimens of mineral crystals and fossils from around the world.
- ROPE RAINBOWS 🌈 ages 10+
- TIE DYING ages 6+
- ‘MUM AND ME’ Chalk Pastels age6+ (can be Grandparent and me, Dad and me....)
- PALETTE KNIFE PAINTING adults
- STOCKING SCULPTURES age 10+
The Knit Happens group meet on the first Thursday of each month between 1pm-3pm at The Neighbourhood Centre.
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