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Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Art Gallery

Tue January 1 - Tue December 31

HARTLEY. OPEN TUES-SUN. The Kew–Y–Ahn Aboriginal Gallery project is a partnership between Arts OutWest, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and the NSW Department of Environment and Heritage. Work by local Aboriginal painters, weavers, designers, jewellers and photographers from across the NSW Central West are on show and for sale in rotating exhibitions in the new gallery space.

Bathurst Stamp, Coin, Collectables & Lapidary Club: Clubroom Open Days

Wed September 18 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thu 19 December 2019,

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

EGLINTON. Every Wednesday 9am - 12pm and the second and fourth Sunday of every month 9am - 3pm (except December) for lapidary and other club activities.

Knit Happens

Wed September 18 at 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

BATHURST. Knit Happens at The Seymour Centre from 1-3pm commencing 4th April 2017.

Create for Wellbeing

Thu September 19 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 19 December 2019,

LITHGOW. A free weekly drop in art group.

Call for interest – Bathurst Upholstery Workshop

Sat September 28 - Sun September 29

BATHURST. There was a lot of interest shown in another 2 day upholstery workshop in the coming months.  So I thought it appropriate to put out a call for interest in running another one. 

Olde Bridge Gallery, Newbridge

Sat September 28 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sat 29 February 2020,

NEWBRIDGE. The gallery showcases a diverse and exciting collection of original paintings, photography and hardwood furniture complemented by locally handcrafted metal work, pottery, jewelry, delicious handmade chocolates, heritage dolls, cards and gifts, all superbly featured in a lovingly restored 1850’s building in the centre of the village.

Bogan Gate Village Fair 2019

Sun September 29 at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

BOGAN GATE. Bogan Gate’s inaugural Village Fair Raising money for community groups within Bogan Gate Vintage Machinery Markets Food Kid friendly activities Fun

School Holiday Workshops – Eglinton Lapidary

Mon September 30 - Tue October 1
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One event on Thu 10 October 2019, at 12:00 am

One event on Fri 11 October 2019, at 12:00 am

EGLINTON. Learn the skills of cutting and polishing minerals and rocks in a 2-day workshop, with the possibility to set polished stones - all materials and instruction provided.

Orange Regional Arts Foundation grants close

Mon September 30

ORANGE. Both the ORAF Bi-annual Funding and the Jump Start Arts Grant.

Kids Art Session

Wed October 2

CWA HALL ORANGE. Come hang with some other mums while you let the kids play and create. This isn't a structured class, just a relaxed environment and a safe space for kids to just be themselves. We'll have the kids music going and heaps of stuff to keep them entertained.

School Holiday Program: Orange Regional Museum – Future Proof

Wed October 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM. Future proof your career in this creative design workshop. Led by Sonny Day of WBYK, explore what jobs of the future might be and look like before designing your own.

Talisman Gallery, Hartley

Sat October 5 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Sun 1 March 2020,

HARTLEY. The gallery displays the unique metal art of artisan and blacksmith Ron Fitzpatrick as well as a whole room of imported and local silver jewelry.

Bathurst Arts Trail

Sat October 5 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

BATHURST. The Bathurst Arts Trail is a collective of artists throughout the Bathurst region who open their galleries to visitors on each Art’s Trail Open Weekend, which is the first weekend of each month.

School Holiday Program: Orange Regional Museum – Fantastic Fire Trucks!

Tue October 8 at 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM. Take part in the Parents and Kids Fire Brigade Relay Challenge, make your own firefighting gear and see some of the changes in fire fighting over the last century.

School Holiday Workshops – Cowra Regional Art Gallery

Thu October 10 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Thu 10 October 2019, at 1:00 pm

COWRA REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Using a variety of natural and manmade textiles, participants will create a God’s Eye and/or Yarn sticks.

School Holiday Workshop – Cowra Regional Art Gallery

Fri October 11

COWRA REGIONAL ART GALLERY. Using zentangles, collage and drawing participants will create a special Concertina Art Book. All materials will be provided including books, fine tipped markers in many colours and collage papers

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au