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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April 2020

Bathurst Art Retreat 2020

Wed April 1 - Sun April 5

BATHURST. Join us for a weekend retreat, where you will be inspired to create your own masterpiece. Surrounded by 250 acres of breathtaking native flora and fauna, the private property borders the Macquarie River and provides a variety of dramatic settings for both budding and established artists.

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Art with Amy

Thu April 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until Thu 25 June 2020,

$12

Our live classes will continue for now on Facebook every Monday and Thursday, the website has different tutorials as well as a certificate at the end of each one

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Alcohol Inks & Appletinis with Brigitta Rose Studio

Sat April 4 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Greens on William (Formally Bathurst City Community Club), 29 William St
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia

BATHURST. Explore alcohol inks and their use in creating beautiful art works and homewares

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Ukestra online to Kids

Tue April 7 at 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 23 June 2020,

ONLINE. Playing a musical instrument has many benefits including social, emotional and its great for your brain development. We are a Creative Kids Provider, families are entitled to $100 per school aged student per year to use our music services.

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Virtual Ukestra Adult

Wed April 8 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed 24 June 2020,

ONLINE. You can play from home on your device, computer, tablet or laptop.You just need an audio and visual, or just audio will do. Learn new songs and play along with professionals.

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Macrame for Beginners – Cancelled due to Covid-19

Wed April 8 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Corner Store Gallery, 382 Summer Street
ORANGE, NSW 2800 Australia

CORNER STORE GALLERY, ORANGE. This Macrame Class is aimed at beginners and is designed to be a relaxing introduction to the art of Macrame. We’ll be making a quick and simple wall hanging using a variety of versatile macrame knots. You’ll be given specific instructions and a step-by-step guide.

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The CORRIDOR project PD-Lab online sessions

Thu April 9 - Fri May 8
The Corridor Project Darbys Falls, NSW Australia

Artists, writers, and curators will cross-pollinate during online workshops and creative sessions.

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Tipsy Creations – Easter Bunny (All Ages) – Cancelled due to Covid-19

Thu April 9 at 7:00 pm
The George Hotel, George St
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia

BATHURST. Kick off the Easter long weekend and paint this sweet easter bunny together! This is an ALL AGES event, simply click through the appropriate ticket link to book. This is our first of many family workshops - so excited!

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Kids ArtTonic Online – Colours – One Week Program

Mon April 13 - Fri April 17
$100

An online art course for children 5 to 12 learning about colour and how to use it to improve their art. Includes 5 prerecorded video lessons and 5 online video art chats with a small group of children and Wendy.

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Teen Art Tonic

Mon April 13 - Fri April 17

Due to popular demand, introducing ... TEEN ARTTONIC ONLINE. FOR 12 - 15 YR olds. First unit will be Colour and run over 5 days from 13 to 17 April with a lesson and art chat each day.

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Bathurst Library School Holidays Program (online)

Tue April 14 - Fri April 24
Free

We have put together a series of activities for kids to do over the holidays in the comfort of their own homes. From 'live' streamed yoga to digital escape rooms, AR quests and easy at home crafts there is something for everyone.

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Musica Ariso Holiday Classes

Tue April 14 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Online Music Classes for the school holidays are almost here and our booking page is live! Please head to https://musicaarioso.youcanbook.me/ to make a booking.

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Kids ArtTonic Online – Perspective – Five Week Program

Tue April 14 at 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$100

An online art course for children 5 to 12 learning about perspective and how to use it to improve their art. Includes 5 prerecorded video lessons and 5 online video art chats with a small group of children and Wendy.

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Kids ArtTonic Online – Form and Value – Five Week Program

Wed April 15 at 1:00 pm
$100

An online art course for children 5 to 12 learning about form and value and how to use it to improve their art. Includes 5 prerecorded video lessons and 5 online video art chats with a small group of children and Wendy. Art Chats take place once a week for 5 weeks.

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Tipsy Creations – Paint Your Pet (All Ages) – Cancelled due to Covid-19

Thu April 16 at 7:00 pm
The George Hotel, George St
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia

BATHURST. Create a special painting of your most loved pet in this unique painting workshop! You'll create a Pop Art inspired painting of your pooch, cat, bird or any pet that holds a special spot in your heart

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Abstract Watercolour Workshop – Cancelled due to Covid-19

Sun April 19 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Corner Store Gallery, 382 Summer Street
ORANGE, NSW 2800 Australia

CORNER STORE GALLERY, ORANGE. Join gallery director and practicing abstract artist Madeline Young-Holborow for a relaxing 3 hour workshop of abstract watercolour painting

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