Thursday 1 November

9:00am – 5:00pm

Registrations open

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC)

2:00pm – 5:00pm

Arts on Tour | SALON

Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre (BMEC)

SALON is an initiative to build relationships between NSW artists/producers and presenters, regional and metro: a small-scale, lo-fi conversation starter without the bells and whistles of a full-blown showcase.
As part of Artstate, Arts on Tour will present a SALON which focuses on regional makers who want to tour their work; on venues who are seeking professional touring performing arts; highlighting residency opportunities for producers.
SALON is a meeting place to build relationships, make connections and start those important touring conversations.
How do I get involved?
Arts on Tour have an EOI process and it opens on Monday 27 August. EOIs are encouraged from all genres of the performing arts and from productions looking to tour to both metro and regional venues, large and small in 2019 and beyond.
I want to be in the room
Great! Anyone can attend. Its FREE and you can reserve your ticket here now.
Eligibility criteria – who can apply?

  • NSW-based artists and producers
  • Professional work that is tour ready; in creative development; or is a concrete idea
  • Available to tour 2019 – 2020 (and beyond)

Selection criteria – what are we looking for?

  • Relevance and suitability to NSW audiences
  • Quality of work and artists involved
  • Engagement opportunities offered to audiences around the work
  • Regional diversity of artists – we encourage artists/producers based in regional NSW to apply
  • Cultural and artistic diversity of work – we’re looking for a diversity of artists, stories, and modes of presentation
  • Diversity of artform – including dance, theatre, music theatre, cabaret, children/family

The full program will be published on the AOT website before the event.
You can also email Kate Gaul at Arts on Tour via or call on (02) 9699 7133.
Download the SALON 2018 Booklet RSVP Here

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Artstate Opening Ceremony


Welcome to Country


Formal Opening and Addresses


8:30pm – 12:00am

Artstate Arts Program

Various locations

Visit the Arts Program for available events.

Times are indicative only and may be subject to change.

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