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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.
RANKIN COTTAGE CRAFTS. Love is in the air,so let us show you what we have made with this in mind. Everything handmade for you and your loved ones.
NEWBRIDGE. OPEN EVERY WEEKEND: SAT 10-5pm. SUN 9am-4pm. 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.
ORANGE. This 3 hour Workshop will guide you through the processes of creating your own resin and timber artwork
T.ARTS GALLERY BATHURST. Open Monday -Sunday every week. A not-for-profit, artist run, community co-operative that showcases the creative talents of its members living in the Tablelands region.
ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM. DURING TERM TIME. Join us for look and make activities and craft for Under 5s in 2020. This free program is designed for kids aged 3-5 years and their parents/carers to discover and learn from our exhibitions
The Knit Happens group meet on the first Thursday of each month between 1pm-3pm at The Neighbourhood Centre.
GANG GANG GALLERY LITHGOW. The girls from Branching Out are back in 2020 with another great workshop.
BESPOKE & CO BATHURST. Sharron will guide you through the process of hand building a functional mug using clay. All materials, equipment, tuition, firing and set up studio, are included in your workshop cost.
LEE STREET HALL KELSO. 2020 Annual Craft Competition and Sale. Seven craft categories including Juniors, plus items for sale. Members of the public are invited to enter.
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. 'Weave a beautiful baket using indigenous fibers and simple technique'
THE FOUNDATIONS PORTLAND. Leathercraft, whipmaking and plaiting demonstrations Workshops all weekend! Demonstrations in saddle & harness making, blacksmithing, knife making, spinning, weaving and bush craft.
BATHURST. Blacksmithing, saddlery, dry stone walling, whip cracking and making, glass artistry, lace making, tapestry, embroidery, carpentry and joinery, cigar box guitar making and violin making are among many unique talents to be demonstrated by local and guest artisans.
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