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 happening in the region each year.

Looking for the ongoing or regularly open museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art? They’re all covered at our Culture Maps Central NSW. Explore it here

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Book Talk – Sir Peter Cosgrove

Mon November 30 at 7:00 pm

ONLINE. Proudly presenting General Sir Peter Cosgrove in conversation with Richard Glover, discussing his new memoir 'You Shouldn’t Have Joined...

PLATFORM networking night

Tue December 1 at 5:45 pm

BLAYNEY RAILWAY STATION. Come along for the unveiling of the new PLATFORM logo, meet the PLATFORM community and celebrate a new chapter for the Shire's history and creative industries.

Book Talk – Heather Morris

Wed December 2 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE. Join us online as we meet with Heather to discuss the inspiration for her new book Stories of Hope and her writing journey.

Evening for Educators

Thu December 3 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM, ORANGE. Gain valuable insight into our new long term exhibition Inherit with a private tour.

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

Sat December 5 at 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Sat 3 April 2021,

LUCKNOW. 1st Saturday Sunday of the month, 10am – 2.30pm

Book Talk – Betty O’Neill

Mon December 7 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE. Hear Betty speak about the journey she took discovering her fathers story as a Polish resistance fighter and survivor of concentration camps

Adrienne Doig in Conversation

Sat December 12 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. Join exhibiting artist Adrienne Doig and BRAG Curator Emma Collerton, as they discuss the artworks of Adrienne Doig from performance works to tapestry to use of everyday materials

New Perspectives: Art and Life in The Bathurst Migrant Camp

Sat 6 February 2021, at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. A lively discussion about life in the Bathurst Migrant Camp through art, culture and the experience of artist Jurgis Miksevicius

Orange Chamber Music Festival – Reed Conversation

Fri 9 April 2021, at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ORANGE REGIONAL CONSERVATORIUM, ORANGE. Conversation and demonstration by performing artists

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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

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