Travelling the roads of Central Western NSW on the way to Dubbo? There are many more arts and cultural experiences to enjoy along the way. Take your time and explore this beautiful region. ARTLANDS Regional provides an opportunity for artists and arts organisations in central western towns along the driving routes to Dubbo to showcase their work in their home towns to coincide with the festival program. They will be self-funded and non-curated. We will provide program listings and identifying signage.

2828 Inc, Gulargambone

17th October – 4th November

28 Bourbah Street, Gulargambone, NSW 2828

The 2828 Inc annual exhibition and art prize celebrates the colour, creativity and spirit of the regional communities across the far west of NSW.

Artisan on Lewis Café and Gallery, Mudgee

26th October – 30th October

13 Lewis Street, Mudgee NSW 2850

Artisan on Lewis champions handmade and traditional crafts practice. The art space hosts an artisan silversmith, weaver and local potters as well as featured exhibitions of wall art each month.

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst

25th October – 30th October

70-78 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW 2795
Four exhibitions are currently showing at BRAG; Anne Graham: Whispering and Rustling the Susserus of People, Places and Things, Andrew Burton: Iron, Bark, Clay, Ham Darroch: Cubit and Matthew Bromhead: Lapis Leisurely.

Cementa, Kandos

20th October – 20th November

18 Angus Avenue, Kandos, NSW 2848

Cementa and Kandos Projects present a shop front exhibition:
Sean O’Keeffe and Carolyn Eccles: A portrait of the displaced. Bylong 2016
Terry Burrows: confusing information + general obfuscation = community consultation + money = social licence for a coal mine

Colour City Creatives, Orange

14th – 30th October

2b Peisley Street, Orange, NSW 2800

The Colour City Creatives annual wine festival exhibition will have up to 150 works on display by artists from across the Central West region.

Coo-ee Heritage Centre, Gilgandra


Coo-ee Memorial Park, Newell Highway, Gilgandra, NSW 2827

Exhibitions include the Coo-ee March Collection, the Australian Collection and a plotted history of Gilgandra. The middle exhibition space features travelling exhibitions, local artists’ displays and themed presentations.

Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra

15th October – 20th November

77 Darling Street, Cowra, NSW, 2794

PUNUKU TJUKURPA is a stunning collection of works from the Maruku archive. The exhibition is made up of a diverse array of sculptures and paintings from some of Australia’s finest artists.

Dean Mobbs Gallery, Bathurst

25th October – 29th October

77 Keppel Street, Bathurst, NSW 2795

The gallery features original artworks by local visual artist and author Dean Mobbs.  Developmental expressionism and abstraction provide a basis from which his creative spirit and resultant art pieces originate.

East and West Artspace, Rylstone

20th October 2016 – 20th January 2017

29 Nine 99 Yum Cha and Tea House

28 Louee st, Rylstone.

Na Lan and Christine McMillan: Print Show.

Fairview Artspace, Mudgee

29th September – 31 October

6 Henry Lawson Drive, Mudgee, NSW 2850

Fairview ArtSpace focuses on exhibiting quality artworks in all mediums. The gallery will be exhibiting Kay Norton Knight: Printmaking and Sculpture, as well as works by ceramicists.

Forbes Art Society, Forbes
1st October – 30th October

111 Lachlan Street, Forbes, NSW 2871
Somewhere down the Lachlan: Sculpture Prize Exhibition of outdoor and indoor sculpture and public art installations.

Gallery 47, Rylstone
1st October – 30th October

47 Louee Street, Rylstone, NSW 2849
Drawings and painting of native fungi.

Kew-Y-Ahn Gallery

Farmers Inn, Old Bathurst Road, Hartley NSW 2790

Located at Hartley Historic Site, the Kew-Y-Ahn Gallery is a joint project of Arts OutWest and NSW National Parks. Kew-Y-Ahn is a dedicated outlet for Aboriginal Artists living and working in the central west of NSW to showcase and sell their works.

Mudgee Library, Mudgee

25th October – 30th October

86 Market Street, Mudgee, NSW 2850
This exhibition will showcase the work of local internationally renowned contemporary artists. Mudgee Library is housed in the original Town Hall in the centre of town. Viewers can have a browse in the quiet reading room, pop over the road for great coffee and food and walk through this lovely building admiring the artworks.

Ngarru Mayin Elders Aboriginal Corporation, Narromine

26th October – 30th October

35 Burraway Street, Narromine, NSW 2821
Monday – Wednesday, Friday, or by appointment.
Museum and keeping collection of installation work by Nicole Barakat.

Pandora Gallery, Coolah

25th October – 30th October

57 Binna Street, Coolah, NSW 2843
Local artist exhibition.

Parkes Library, Parkes
27th October – 30th October

The Coventry Room, Parkes Library, Newell Highway, Parkes, NSW 2870
A collaborative exhibition of works by three local artists – Maralyn Nash, Jo Laurie and Rosalie Burns including original artworks, installation and a collaborative community collaborative weaving created by visitors to the event.

Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee

25th October – 30th October

Rosby, 122 Strikes Lane, Mudgee, NSW 2850
Outdoor sculptures in metal, wood, ceramics with works available to purchase.

Sculptures in the Scrub, Timmallallie National Park

Permanent Installation – only closed if park is closed

Timmallallie National Park

Five sculptures, each artist collaborating with local Aboriginal Elders and young people, telling stories of local Aboriginal history and culture.

At the junction of Two Rivers, Wellington

22nd October – 12th November

Pop up store front in the Old Western Stores Building, Cnr Swift and Nanima Sts, Wellington

An exhibition stemming from the creative engagement with Wellington’s social, cultural and physical landscape by seven regional and metropolitan artists.

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