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.
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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.
GANG GANG GALLERY, LITHGOW. In this workshop you will learn a number of random weaving techniques as well as how to harvest and prepare a range of natural materials.
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.
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.
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Create your own modern textured Wall Hanging
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Hand build your own ceramic nesting plates. Get your hands dirty and walk away with the satisfaction that you’ve created an original.
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Create your own beautiful cosy woollen scarf in just 3.5 hours!
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. This highly popular workshop will unleash your creative side to master the art of watercolour and paint a rock star animal portrait.
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Hop on that Christmas sleigh as Santa's Ceramic Sweatshop workshop comes to town
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Handmade ceramic rainbow jewellery on a stunning porcelain cloud display stand
BESPOKE & CO, BATHURST. Weave a super cute necklace in your choice of colours.
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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