Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

 ARTS outwest 

We promote, educate, facilitate and advocate for arts and cultural development across the NSW Central West.

Arts OutWest with the Regional Arts NSW Network, Regional Arts NSW, TNN, Regional Arts Australia and other organisations across the sector are highlighting the value of the arts during the 2022 federal election campaign. Art and culture are Everywhere. Art and culture are Essential. Image: Tanya Brown in performance of 'Three' at Artstate Bathurst 2018. Photo: Regional Arts NSW.
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Live & Kicking: Nerida Cuddy (new date)

Sunday 26 June 4pm at The Bling Pig Sound Lounge and Cocktail Bar Orange. Presented by Arts OutWest. Nerida is a songwriter whose songs have been connecting with people from all walks of life for over 25 years.

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Federal Election: Candidate Responses

The federal election is 21 May 2022. The Regional Arts NSW Network each quizzed our local candidates on arts policy and their support of key programs. Here’s responses received so far from candidates in Calare.

Live & Kicking: ERASER

Sunday 15 May, 3pm at The Blind Pig Sound Lounge and Cocktail Bar Orange. Get ready for a sensory experience with this Dubbo-based duo.

project highlights

Live and Kicking
Live and Kicking

Live, local, music gigs

While the World Waits 2022
While the World Waits 2022

Art exhibition responding to music

Virtual Art Snacks
Virtual Art Snacks

arts experiences in aged care

Like to support Arts OutWest? Make a tax deductible donation to the Arts OutWest Cultural Fund!


ARTS opportunities

Job: Creative Producer at BMEC

Closes 22 May 2022. Bathurst Regional Council is currently seeking applications from a suitably experienced and qualified person to join the team at the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC) in the role of Creative Producer.

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Waste 2 Art (Mid-Western)

Closes Monday 6 June 2022. Calling Mid-Western based artists, schools, community groups and makers to get creative for Mid-Western WASTE 2 ART 2022.

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Waste 2 Art (Oberon)

Closes 23 May 2022. This years theme is soft plastics with the competition open to all ages and levels for individuals, community groups and schools.

Job: Casual Museum and Gallery Attendant

Closes 15 May 2022. Working across both the Orange Regional Museum and Orange Regional Gallery this position will be responsible for assisting with installation, de-installations and collection related projects.

Available to tour: The End of Winter

The End of Winter premiered earlier this year touring to NSW audiences in 2023, by Siren Theatre Company.  The work has a climate change theme and asks us to consider what is happening to our seasons in Australia.

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Explore culture in our region

As the regional arts development organisation we work across the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Weddin.
Image credits on the front page: Helen Carpenter; Peter Gumpert.

Arts OutWest acknowledges the traditional owners of the country on which we work, the Wiradjuri / Wiradyuri people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their custodians past, present and emerging.

working hours

Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 5:00 Hrs
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

we are here

Phone: 02 6338 4657

Building 1454,Research Station Drive (off Browning St), Charles Sturt University Bathurst Campus