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
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BATHURST. The Bathurst Rail Museum brings the rich social history of Bathurst and our story as a railway town to life, with personal recollections and interesting artefacts.Find out more »
THE CORNER STORE GALLERY, ORANGE. The Corner Store Gallery is celebrating our 6th anniversary this August with a Group Exhibition of new work exploring the notion on HOME in the time of Coronavirus lockdowns.Find out more »
COWRA. Cowra Civic Centre is proud to welcome composer, singer, conductor and teacher, Nicholas Gentile for our artist in residence program.Find out more »
BATHURST. Dr Nick Fuller explains the six key principles behind successful, sustainable weight loss in his latest book 'Interval Weight Loss for Women'.Find out more »
THE VICTORIA, BATHURST. Covering Nirvana's 'MTV Unplugged in New York' live album is local band, Wishkah.Find out more »
BATHURST. Have a blast with friends and family, and leave with a masterpiece at the end.Find out more »
GLEN DAVIS. Shoot the Stars over three days and two nights of astrophotography instruction and coaching in the world’s second largest canyon.Find out more »
BMEC, BATHURST. This is a World War Two exhibition which will consist of “Snapshots of World War 2” - 500 enlarged photos – battlefields, training, home front, etc., and “Wall of Valour - World War 2 Servicemen and Women with an association with Bathurst who enlisted and served” - 100 enlarged photos. Plus some 2,000 military and WW2 memorabilia items and old wartime newsreels from guest exhibitors.Find out more »
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. The exhibition will present the selection of community submitted photographic portraits as prints in the gallery space and as a digital exhibition on the BRAG website.Find out more »
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Awarded to the best painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture, from politicians to celebrities and from sporting heroes to artists. Prestigious and controversial, the Archibald Prize is Australia’s foremost portraiture prize.Find out more »
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Budding artists between the ages of 0 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Young Archie competition, as part of our family focused activities for the Archibald Prize regional tour.Find out more »
DAIRY CREATIVE, BATHURST. This is an introduction to colour via theory, demonstrations and practical application. The course will cover; properties of colour, forms of colour, colour systems, colour mixing, colour harmonies, colour contrasts, colour constancy and seeing colour.Find out more »
GREENS ON WILLIAM, BATHURST. In this workshop, Kim Tran-Flores of Kimlligraphy uses the beautiful art of modern calligraphy to take you on a mindfully creative journey, teaching you both the art of modern calligraphy and the importance of mindfulness in our lives.Find out more »
ONLINE. Tell your story and stay connected during this age of social distancingFind out more »
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.
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