Artstate Bathurst Highlights | Fringe & Regional Programs

23 Oct 2018 /

For Artstate Bathurst we are excited to present our Artstate Fringe and Artstate Regional programs of events organised by the communities of Bathurst and the broader Arts OutWest region! Artstate Fringe events are events planned by the Bathurst community within the Bathurst Regional Council footprint. For those wanting to see more of the Central West, or looking for art pit-stops during their travels, Artstate Regional extends to Blayney Shire, Cabonne, Cowra Shire, Forbes Shire, Lachlan Shire, the City of Lithgow, Oberon, Orange City, Parkes Shire, and Wedding Shire Councils.
We’ve picked some of our favourite Fringe & Regional events we can’t wait to see… you can see the full program including many more events at Artstate Fringe and Artstate Regional. For our curated Arts Program click here.

Image: Heather Dunn, Hill End Landscape, 2018. Exhibited as a part of About Place at T.arts Gallery. Image supplied.


  • Fauré Requiem
    Allegri Singers and the Mitchell Conservatorium present the Fauré Requiem, in the magnificent All Saints’ Cathedral, Bathurst (3 Church Street). Taking place on Sunday 4 November from 2:30pm, tickets are $30 full price, and $25 concession.

  • Golden Women
    Live music, AV, sets and lighting will activate spaces around Hill End and explore the powerful contributions women made to the gold rush. This multimedia travelling presentation is brought to you by productionART Theatre & Events and Kim Deacon, and is definitely one to catch! This event is free, taking place on Sunday 4 November with sessions at 11:30am – 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 3:00pm. Head to the meeting place at the Presbyterian Church, 34 Tambaroora St, Hill End.

  • About Place
    About Place is a group exhibition of member and consignment artists of T.arts Gallery, and Bathurst Arts Trail artists, exploring the Artstate Bathurst theme of place. A wide range of media will be on display including painting, sculpture, ceramics and textiles. The exhibition will be officially opened on Thursday 1 November at 5:30pm, and the gallery will be open on Thursday and Friday from 10:00am – 5:00pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am – 2:00pm at 80 George St, Bathurst.

  • Bathurst Arts Trail
    The Bathurst Arts Trail will be alive during Artstate Bathurst! There are open studios, exhibitions and events across the Bathurst region – check out the events on offer at


Image from Paddock to Plate: a History of Food and Wine in Orange and District by Orange Regional Museum. Photo supplied.


  • Rockley Art Exhibition
    Catch this exhibition of nine local artists at the School of Arts Hall, located on the corner of Hill St and Pepper St, Rockley. Entry is by gold coin donation, and the show will be open on Sunday 4 November from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

  • The Forever One Day | Kevin Connor
    This Orange Regional Gallery survey exhibition presents figurative paintings, drawings and bronzes by Kevin Connor. For over six decades Connor has observed human interactions, incidents and circumstances in cities around the world, converting these experiences into raw and compelling images. The gallery is located at 149 Byng St, Orange, and is open from Thursday 1 November – Sunday 4 November from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The Forever One Day will be open until 25 November.

  • Paddock to Plate: a History of Food and Wine in Orange and District
    Paddock to Plate: a History of Food and Wine in Orange and District celebrates the history of food and wine in the Orange region, revealing how growing, processing, distribution and consumption of food has changed over time. Presented at Orange Regional Museum (151 Byng St, Orange), this free exhibition is open from 1-4 November from 9:00am – 4:00pm each day.

  • JamFactory Icon Gerry Wedd: Kitschen Man
    At Cowra Regional Art Gallery catch the solo exhibition of new and staple works by Gerry Wedd, which showcases the breadth of this iconic artist’s career. The gallery is located at 77 Darling Street, Cowra, and is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 4:00pm and Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Entry is free. The exhibition will continue until the 18 November.

For more events, visit the Artstate Fringe and Artstate Regional pages. For the curated Artstate Bathurst Arts Program, click here.