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Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Art Gallery

Tue 1 January 2019, - Thu 31 December 2020,

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.

2019 CWAS ‘David Malin Awards’

Fri 19 July 2019, - Tue 30 June 2020,

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".

Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

Fri 1 November 2019, - Sat 29 February 2020,

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

Totally Trundle Exhibition

Wed 6 November 2019, - Mon 3 February 2020,

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.

‘Paris and Other Places’ – Grenfell Art Gallery Exhibition

Tue 3 December 2019, - Sat 11 January 2020,

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.

Ros Auld: Adventures in Ceramics

Sat 14 December 2019, - Sun 26 January 2020,

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.

Bill Moseley: A Lake, a Forest and the Dark Voice of the Sea

Sat 14 December 2019, - Sun 26 January 2020,

ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY, ORANGE. Bill Moseley combines video with the lyric mysticism of wet plate collodion photography in this exhibition of recent works.

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum

Wed 1 January 2020,
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BATHURST. Open Daily. The Somerville Collection features some of the finest and rarest specimens of mineral crystals and fossils from around the world.

RANKIN COTTAGE CRAFTS

Wed 1 January 2020, at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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OPEN DAILY 10AM-4PM.

Knit Happens

Wed 1 January 2020, at 1:00 pm
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BATHURST. Knit Happens at The Seymour Centre from 1-3pm commencing 4th April 2017.

Musical Busking Workshops

Fri 3 January 2020, at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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COWRA. The Musical Busking Workshops are a way of enabling young people (under 18yo) to develop confidence to play music in public and to later play on their own as a busker (if they so wish).

Ada Clark Studio

Sat 4 January 2020, at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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MILLTHORPE. OPEN SATURDAYS 9am-5pm. Now in her 80's Ada has been working successfully as an artist for nearly 60 years.She has traveled the globe inspired and inspiring with her art. She has exhibited in Australia, America and Greece. Her home is in the village of Millthorpe, NSW, Australia.

Talisman Gallery, Hartley

Sat 4 January 2020, at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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HARTLEY. Opening Hours: Wed to Sund 10-5pm & public holidays. The gallery displays the unique metal art of artisan and blacksmith Ron Fitzpatrick as well as a whole room of imported and local silver jewelry.

Open Day – Visit Oberon Railway Station and Rolling-stock Shed

Sat 4 January 2020, at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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OBERON TARANA HERITAGE RAILWAY. Why not visit Oberon Railway Station and Rollingstock Shed?

Bathurst Arts Trail

Sat 4 January 2020, at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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BATHURST. The Bathurst Arts Trail is a collective of artists throughout the Bathurst region who open their galleries to visitors on each Art’s Trail Open Weekend, which is the first weekend of each month.

Carcoar Pottery

Sat 4 January 2020, at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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CARCOAR. OPEN EVERY WEEKEND: SAT & SUN 11am to 4pm. Louise Purcell - Potter. Domestic, Ornamental and Special Order Pottery.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au