Welcome to our BIG 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.

This is a busy artistic region. There’s usually more than 2000 arts and heritage events happeing in the region each year. Of course, 2020 looks a little different but the events are slowly returning where possible.

NEW: HAPPENING ONLINE. We’ve added a new category for workshops, exhibitions, virutal tours and activities that are now happening ONLINE. Click here for the listings

Got an event to add? Email us artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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On Stillness

Mon June 29 - Mon August 31

ONLINE. ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY, ORANGE. On Stillness is an evolving online exhibition presented across the social media accounts of public art galleries. It highlights artwork from the collections of each institution that embody the idea of stillness.


Wed 1 July 2020, - Sat 30 January 2021,

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. Over the coming months BRAG will be sharing the #BRAGStudioSet - a weekly insight into local artists' studios and their art practice.

VeryLocal Streaming

Fri July 31 - Sun August 16

ONLINE, ORANGE. Immerse yourself in the Orange region from the comfort of your couch and celebrate the small moments and local stories of the people, places and produce that make this region unique.

Author Talk – Isobelle Carmody

Thu August 20 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ONLINE. Isobelle wrote her acclaimed fantasy series 'Obernewtyn Chronicles' at the age of 16 and has gone on to win many writing awards since.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West. These events 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.

To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

For event promoters: If you are sending event details to Arts OutWest to promote through our Whats On (or likewise publishing events on social media) please only send us images you have permission to use. See our fact sheet on copyright infringement.