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Regional Arts Fund: NOW OPEN

Applications are now being accepted for the Regional Arts Fund (RAF), an Australian Government initiative that supports sustainable cultural development in … read more

Exhibition: Abstraction by Frank Trent

Abstraction Frank Trent 31 May – 25 June Artisan on Lewis Mudgee   Big, bold and graphic abstracts will be filling … read more

Orana Region Writing

There are a variety of groups around the region for budding writers to share their work and hone their craft. Here … read more

Weaving Connections workshops

Arts Around the Region

What to know what’s happening in the Orana Arts region?  You can find a selection of fantastic arts events through our social … read more

CASP Art for Poetry's Sake Exhibition

CASP 2017 Project Announcment

The NSW Government has recently announced successful applicants of the 2017 Country Arts Support Program (CASP) for the Orana Region. This … read more

Exhibition: Love a Sunburnt Country

Friday, June 30th, 2017 09:00 am-04:00 pm

Artists Therese Gabriel Wilkins and Cheryl McCoy present their exhibition Love a Sunburnt Country at the Pilliga Discovery Centre in Baradine … read more

Art Unlimited

Friday, May 19th, 2017 -

Art Unlimited is an annual competition and exhibition embracing hanging art, photography and ceramics, held in Dunedoo. This competition now attracts … read more

The Man From Iron Bark Festival

Saturday, April 15th, 2017 -

This fun event is organised and run by the Stuart Town Advancement Association Incorporated, and the 2017 festival is set to … read more

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The Orana Arts team has been gearing up for 2017 and with the excitement of new projects and networks comes the … read more

Ellen Van Neerven poetry reading Mudgee

Mudgee Readers’ Festival

Saturday, August 12th, 2017 -

Now in its eighth year, the Mudgee Readers’ Festival has been developed to promote and share the joy of reading with people … read more

Macquarie Conservatorium

Macquarie Conservatorium: Youth Music Theatre Information Session

05:00 pm-05:30 pm

This 30 minute session for parents and children explains what participants do in the popular Youth Music Theatre program. The workshop tutors … read more

Fairview Artspace Mudgee

Fairview Artspace

Committed to cultural enrichment and improved wellbeing. Fairview Artspace boasts five gallery rooms, which in 2017 will each celebrate and exhibit a … read more

HomeGround Exhibition

At the Exhibition: Dhuuluu – Yala (talk straight)

The Orana Arts team attended the opening of Aleshia Lonsdale’s HomeGround exhibition at the Western Plains Cultural Centre and our Administration Officer Paris … read more

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Orana Artists: Justine Kuhner

Meet Dubbo singer-songwriter Justine Kuhner, who has been featured in a short film by local filmmaker Kellie Jennar as part of Createability 2016. … read more

In the Studio with Chester Nealie

Recently the Orana Arts team had the privilege of visiting potter Chester Nealie at his home and Administration Officer Paris Norton … read more

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Young Regional Artist Scholarships

The NSW State Government offers scholarships for young, regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities. … read more

Wellington SpringFest

Thursday, January 1st, 1970 -

Wellington SpringFest will be on this year 22–24 September and will include market stalls, a street parade and art exhibitions. We … read more

Orana Artists: Kellie Jennar

Meet Dubbo-based filmmaker Kellie Jennar, who is currently making a film as part of Createability 2016. Tell us about your artistic … read more

Orana Artists: Denise Faulkner

Meet Gulgong’s Denise Faulkner: Tell us about your artistic practice: I am watercolour painter who focuses on painting the local wildlife, … read more


Orana Arts is proud to launch CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY ARTS (CETA) – a digital arts engagement program of experimental labs with … read more

HomeGround: Applications Now Open

Submissions are now being sought from artists wishing to take part in the HomeGround program (formerly Regional Art Space) at the … read more

Social Saturdays: Get Crafty at Yummy Yarn and Co

Thursday, January 1st, 1970 -

Yummy Yarn and Co in Dubbo hold Social Saturdays on the last Saturday of the month, to give knitters and crocheters … read more

Waste to Art Dubbo

Waste to Art 2017: Dubbo

Saturday, April 1st, 2017 -

Waste to Art is an annual exhibition showcasing the creative re-use of discarded recycled materials. Engaging with the community, Waste to … read more

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Cementa 2017

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 -

Cementa is a biennial contemporary arts festival taking place in the post-industrial town of Kandos NSW. The festival brings together artists … read more

Orana Artists: Kay Norton-Knight

Meet Kay Norton-Knight, a Mudgee-based artist who also runs the annual Sculptures in the Garden exhibition: Please tell us about your … read more