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. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

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ARTIST TALK // Deborah Kelly

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) presents Deborah Kelly: CREATION – a queer insurrectionary science fiction climate change religion, unfurling through years of collaborations across generations, identities, artforms and sites.

Free
Event Series Mondays at the Museum

Mondays at the Museum

Orange Regional Museum 151 Byng Street, Orange, NSW, Australia

Mondays at the Museum is a free one-hour session designed for 3–5-year-olds and their grown-ups to explore and create at Orange Regional Museum.
Each week we explore a different part of the museum before getting into a craft activity based on what we've discovered.
Mondays at the Museum are a great opportunity for parents and carers to enjoy time with their children in an educational environment and meet up with other Orange families.
Mondays at the Museum runs each Monday during school term

Free

Event Series Talks & Tea at BRAG

Talks & Tea at BRAG

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Join Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) Volunteer Guides for a spotlight talk and walk through of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION.
Held on the second Wednesday of each month, this is a new social series for visitors to learn more about the current exhibitions, Bathurst's vibrant art scene, and to meet like-minded locals!

Free

Artist Open Studios Orange

The Corner Store Gallery, Orange 382 Summer Street, Orange, NSW, Australia

Welcome to Artist Open Studios, a brand new arts trail of the Orange region in NSW. A perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in our artistic community while exploring and discovering your new favourite artist.

Free

School Holidays Workshop: Mask Decorating

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Get the kids crafting these school holidays with our Deborah Kelly: CREATION inspired workshop!

Short tour of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION
Mask decorating activity
Ages 6-17, all abilities, no experience required!

$10 – $15

School Holidays Workshop: Collage Making

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW, Australia

Get the kids crafting these school holidays with our Deborah Kelly: CREATION inspired workshop!

Short tour of current exhibition Deborah Kelly: CREATION
Collage making activity
Ages 6-17, all abilities, no experience required!

$10 – $15

 

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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