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Our Wardrobe: Bringing Characters to Life for 60 years – Grenfell Art Gallery Exhibition

Tue September 10 - Sun October 20

GRENFELL ART GALLERY. The Grenfell Dramatic Society is excited to showcase their wardrobe’s most beautiful vintage clothing, along with the production costumes that have brought their characters to life over the 60 years the Society has been active.

Sprung Festival – Industrial Paradise

Wed September 25 at 7:00 pm
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One event on Thu 26 September 2019, at 7:00 pm

One event on Fri 27 September 2019, at 7:00 pm

One event on Sat 28 September 2019, at 7:00 pm

BATHURST. In this modern consumer driven world its easy to forget where your clothes come from and how simple it is to make, alter or upcycle your own. This free showcase event will take viewers on a journey from the beginning of a garment, showing how simple it really is.

Call for interest – Bathurst Upholstery Workshop

Sat September 28 - Sun September 29

BATHURST. There was a lot of interest shown in another 2 day upholstery workshop in the coming months.  So I thought it appropriate to put out a call for interest in running another one. 

Olde Bridge Gallery, Newbridge

Sat September 28 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sat 29 February 2020,

NEWBRIDGE. The gallery showcases a diverse and exciting collection of original paintings, photography and hardwood furniture complemented by locally handcrafted metal work, pottery, jewelry, delicious handmade chocolates, heritage dolls, cards and gifts, all superbly featured in a lovingly restored 1850’s building in the centre of the village.

Boomerang Bag workshop/UFO

Sun September 29 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sun 24 November 2019,

CANOWINDRA. Come along and help make bags from donated material. The bags will be distributed and sold at local markets to encourage local people to bring their own bags when shopping. If you want fun and friendship. come along! Coffee will be provided

Orange Regional Arts Foundation grants close

Mon September 30

ORANGE. Both the ORAF Bi-annual Funding and the Jump Start Arts Grant.

School Holiday Workshops – Cowra Regional Art Gallery

Thu October 10 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Thu 10 October 2019, at 1:00 pm

COWRA REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Using a variety of natural and manmade textiles, participants will create a God’s Eye and/or Yarn sticks.

Threads Through Art: Australian Tapestries

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Celebration of Australian art through the tapestry medium. Over the decades Australian artists have collaborated with weavers and tapestry workshops in France, Portugal and since 1976, the Australian Tapestry Workshop.

Heather Dunn: Palette of Place

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. For Bathurst based textile artist Heather Dunn, location – place – is important. Palette of Place showcases tapestries inspired by the landscape and colours of Hill End. Using dyes created from local organic materials, Dunn’s tapestries comprise rich ochres, wattle yellow and subtle shades of green.

Camie Lyons: A Physical Response

Fri October 18 - Sun December 1

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. In 2018 Camie Lyons participated in the Hill End Artists in Residence Program. Taking inspiration from the lives of Hill End’s gold rush era inhabitants, Lyons threw herself into physical making: dragging branches back the Haefligers studio, digging clay, and mark making with sticks, stones and found ochers.

Textile Workshop

Thu 9 January 2020, at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

GRENFELL. One day only with Australian Textile Artist Caroline Sharkey.

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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