Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Events

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.
Submit your events here (more details about event contributions at the bottom 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 Culture Maps Central NSW.

Bathurst Arts Trail

Bathurst Bathurst, NSW

The Bathurst Arts Trail is a collective of artists throughout the Bathurst region who open their studios/galleries to visitors on the first full weekend of each month. 2nd-3rd July is our next open weekend. www.bathurstartstrail.com for more details.

Free

Chifely Home and Education Centre Re-opening

Chifley Home Busby St, Bathurst, NSW

Chifley Home has been closed since March 2020, and during this time Council has taken the opportunity to conduct conservation work and improvements to the facility.
New interpretative signage will tell the stories of Prime Minister and Locomotive Driver, Ben Chifley, and his wife Elizabeth.

Recurring

BRAG Exhibitions Tour

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

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY
Current exhibitions include Luke Sciberras: Side of the Sky.
Weekly tours of the current exhibitions, led by BRAG staff.
Free

FREE
Recurring

Mudgee Heritage Walking Tours

Mudgee Mudgee

Take a tour around Mudgee’s CBD and experience our heritage charm. Showcasing beautiful heritage buildings, fascinating stories and their rich history. Every Saturday from 10am.

Recurring

The Dino-Store

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst 224 Howick St, Bathurst, NSW

THE AUSTRALIAN FOSSIL AND MINERAL MUSEUM BATHURST.
So, you want a pet dinosaur? The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum’s latest exhibition is a dinosaur pet shop with answers to all the important dino-pet concerns.

Recurring

Family Tour of How Cities Work

Orange Regional Gallery 149 Byng Street, Orange, NSW

A Mystery Bag challenge for budding engineers!
Use your problem solving skills to invent a mini machine that will make our cities in the future an amazing place to live.

Recurring

Dinosaurs in the Dark

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst 224 Howick St, Bathurst, NSW

Take a torchlight tour of the museum. See dinosaurs, spectacular fossils and minerals and the weird and wonderful things that glow in the dark!

Recurring

KIDS’ NIGHT TOURS OF ABERCROMBIE HOUSE

Abercrombie House, Bathurst 311 Ophir Rd, Bathurst, NSW

Enjoy a tour of the historic house and explore the gardens. Bring a torch or borrow one. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Chocolate milk and cookies on the verandah at the conclusion. For children aged from 7yrs (with adult).

Recurring

The Dino-Store

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst 224 Howick St, Bathurst, NSW

So, you want a pet dinosaur? The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum’s latest exhibition is a dinosaur pet shop with answers to all the important dino-pet concerns.

Recurring

The Dino-Store

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, Bathurst 224 Howick St, Bathurst, NSW

So, you want a pet dinosaur? The Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum’s latest exhibition is a dinosaur pet shop with answers to all the important dino-pet concerns.

 

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. 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

Event promotors are asked to only include their own original images / images that they have permission to use / copyright free stock images. For more information see our fact sheet on Using Images For Promoting Events.