We’re a hands-on, clever, crafty folk here in Central NSW. This map captures beautiful things for sale, all made by hand, by people living in the region. Part retail fix, part celebration of the creative skills in our midst.
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Think textiles and crafts, glass and leadlight, metal worked into the most incredible forms, delicate jewellery, warm wood, sculpture, pottery and things that are just so nice to own. Traditional, hipster, quirky, commissioned – it’s all out there. And if you buy yourself a great winter scarf we’d love to see it.
For upcoming markets and one-off crafty events and workshops check What’s On
Covid: Some venues are temporarily closed and others have changed opening hours (details here are for regular times) so check with venues before visiting.
RSL Memorial House, Cargelligo St | Tullibigeal
Craft Corner offers homemade cakes, jams, pickles and local handicrafts every Friday afternoon.
By appointment. Melissa Barber's work is renown for its combination of the use of gold and silver, a detailed, jewell like quality and photographic realism.
121 Clear Creek Rd | Bathurst, NSW
Open on the first full weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts Trail and at other times by appointment. Marjo Carter. Ceramics. One-off originals and functional pottery.
51 Gaskill St | Canowindra, NSW, 2804
Open by appointment or during special events. Gallery and studio space of painter David Isbester.
97 Bank St | Molong
CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS. We have Crafts of ALL KINDS, made by our members - quilts, knitting for all members of the family, baby goods, wooden toys and carvings, bead work, patchwork, paintings, jams, pickles and biscuits, and lots more.
37 Park St | Millthorpe, NSW
The Craft Cottage is free to visit and is open during Museum hours. Items or sale include local arts and crafts and historical booklets.
111 Lachlan St | Forbes, NSW
Thursday and Friday 10am-2pm and Saturday 9am-1pm. The Gallery exhibits members work but there are also exhibitions from local and visiting artists.
In the National Parks Vistors Centre, Farmers Inn, 51 Old Great Western Hwy | Hartley, NSW
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4.20pm (closed for lunch). Work by Aboriginal painters, weavers, designers, jewellers and photographers from across the NSW Central West represented in rotating exhibitions.
88 Gaskill Street | Canowindra, NSW, 2804
Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm. Sat 9am-12.30. Craft products, embroidery, variety home made products. Plants. Knitting.
corner of Cunningham Street and McDonnell Street | Condobolin, NSW
By Appointment,. The centre offers a local hub for training, development and employment, cultural appreciation, cultural awareness and heritage issues, a keeping place and a space to yarn up. Local Indigenous art and products are available for purchase.
Visitors Centre | Lithgow, NSW
The gallery gives the opportunity to profile & showcase the many great creatives we have in Lithgow.
206 Main St | Lithgow, NSW
Friday to Sunday 10am to 4pm. Monday 10am to 3pm. The gallery has a focus on representational pieces from all traditions, expressionist to abstract and even kitch in a multitude of mediums, including sculpture, textile, paint and ceramic.
151 Byng St | Orange, NSW, 2800
Open 7 days. 9am-5pm. One-stop-shop for regional produce, unique arts, handmade crafts and souvenirs.
86 Caswell st | Peak Hill
7 days 9.30am-4.30pm. The store offers a full range of hand-made crafts and gifts, and also displays many historical photographs and memorabilia.
14 Union Street | Forbes
Mostly working on woodcraft/timber items, they love to create for local community groups and businesses, and individuals as well.
Railway Station, Union Street | Forbes
Homemade and handmade crafts including baby blankets and other items and toys, jewellery, handbags, towels, scarves and beanies for the cooler months, jams, relishes and pickles, as well as cakes and slices, and plenty more.
Pottery Estate - Silcock St | Lithgow, NSW
By appointment. Cermics and artists studios, art classes. The Stables Gallery is home to the collection of the late Antony Symons. Permanent collection. Onsite blacksmith, potters.
33-35 Sale Street | Orange, NSW, 2800
Monday - Friday 10am - 5:30pm, Thursday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 3:30pm. Homewares shop that features original artworks (paintings, prints) by Australian artists.
227 Chifley Road | Dargan, NSW
At present the gallery is open each Saturday and Sunday (10am – 5pm), however we are two minutes away and are very happy to open by appointment if you wish to visit at another time. Just give us a call. Sculptures and other artworks. Wild, urban, industrial, agricultural and more.
Shop 13/212 Anson street | Orange, NSW, AU, 2800
Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 9am-1pm. Lil’ Blue Bird Art is a collection of resin art, grazing boards and decor created by Jo Quinn a resin artist from Orange NSW.
Within the Hartley Historic Site, Old Bathurst Road, | Hartley, NSW
Wednesday – Sunday, 10am-5pm. The gallery displays the unique metal art of artisan and blacksmith Ron Fitzpatrick as well as a whole room of imported and local silver jewellery.
75 Curtis Street | Oberon, NSW
By appointment. This shop is dedicated to fine pottery, it's creation and promotion.
42 Wallace Lane, Canobolas | Orange
Cellardoor: 7 days 10:30am - 5pm. Works by ceramic artists Peter Gibson and Deborah Upjohn. Also Gift Cards, Aprons, Tea towels, Artworks by Centtral West artists.
1 Belubula St Carcoar | Carcoar
Weekends 10.30am - 4pm. Domestic Ornamental and Special Orders. commissions, online sales.
5 William St | Millthorpe, NSW
Saturday 9am to 5pm or by appointment. Now in her 90s Ada has been working successfully as an artist for nearly 60 years. You can choose from a vibrant range of original painting, limited edition prints, table mats and now her book.
309 Stewart Street | Bathurst, NSW
Open as part of the Bathurst Arts Trail, first full weekend of the month, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Realist painter.
54 Peisley St | Orange, NSW
Open daily. A new space committed to one-off exhibitions of quality artworks, including works on canvas, paper and board, prints, ceramics, sculpture, and photography.
76 Bathurst St | Condobolin, NSW
Mon- Fri 7.30am-5.30pm. Sat 8am-12pm. Sun 9am-11am. A wonderful array of handmade products that are available for purchase.
530 Mayfield Road | Oberon, NSW
Daily 9am-3pm. Replica of the Hartley Historic Courthouse housing Mayfield's 'story'. Gallery and exhibition space with temporary exhibitions. Sculpture garden selling and featuring work by Ron Fitzpatrick of Talisman Gallery.
257 Clarinda St | Parkes, NSW, 2870
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 9am-2pm. We stock a wide selection of locally made Arts and Crafts.
80 George Street | Bathurst, NSW
Monday- Friday 10am-5pm. Sundays 10am-2pm. A not-for-profit, artist run, community co-operative that showcases the creative talents of its members living in the Tablelands region.
2A Peisley St | Orange, NSW
Currently closed for renovations. A non-profit artist-run initiative that encourages all creative activities in the Orange community.
50 Main Street | Grenfell
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm. The place to purchase hand made items form tea cosies to fruitcake and everything in betweeen.
1444 Wimbledon Road | Newbridge
Open on the first weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts trail. Tom Miller and Monika Altmann. Artisan Blacksmith - traditional and abstract.
Forbes St | Trundle, NSW, 2875
Ngurambang Birrang Gallery in Trundle shows the work of full-time Aboriginal artist Cheree Stokes.
407 Freemantle Rd | Mount Rankin, NSW, 2795
Open as part of Bathurst Arts Trail: First full weekend of the month. Karen’s subject matter is varied as she tends to paint what appeals to her whether it be seascape, landscape, still life, animals or people. She works and teaches in oils,pastels, acrylics & charcoal drawing.
77 Darling St | Cowra, NSW
Tues-Sun during gallery hours. Range of cards, books and gifts from local, regional and national artists and institutions. Catalogues for current and past exhibitions are available, as well as a wide range of other art publications and periodicals.
Bogan Gate Railway Station, 74 Station St, | Bogan Gate
Saturday, Sunday 10am to 4pm. A long standing community organisation,a source of hand made arts, crafts and home cooking.
18 Naylor St | Carcoar
Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10am-4pm. Saturdays 12-4pm. Unique quirky upcycled homewares and jewellery from second hand items. Plus size clothing. Oldwares. Furniture and old tools.
Station Place | Millthorpe, NSW, AU
Open everyday 10am to 3pm. Well Educated Sailor creates original art & design pieces which celebrate the unique aesthetic famously found in the cars, stars, music and fashion of mid-century culture.
79 Keppel Street, Bathurst | Bathurst, NSW
Monday - Friday 1pm-5pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Resident artist Dean Mobbs. Multiple media work representing the many elements of life, society and spirituality. Picture framing, commercial gallery, commissions.
59 Broad St | Eugowra
Open 6 days 10am to 3pm Tuesday to Sunday. Beautiful handmade gifts from local artisans, creatives and producers.
81-83 Lachlan Street | Forbes
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-1pm, Sun 10am-1pm. Beautiful, handcrafted items from woodwork, to paintings, baby wear and toys, quilts and knitted goods, and homemade produce, such and jams and preserves.
44 Gaskill St | Canowindra, NSW
We proudly sell quality unique local and regional products including art, craft, plants, wood work and much, much more, developing all the time.
13/88 Summer St | Orange, NSW, 2800
51 Wellington Street | Peel, NSW
Open on the Sunday on the first full weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts Trail, 10am-4pm. Straven Sculpture Garden is where resident artist Malcolm Booby creates and displays his unique style of abstract, surrealistic sculptures.
23 Belmore St | Cargo
By Appointment. All our creations are made in house from reclaimed and recycled materials which are sourced locally.
18 William Street | Condobolin
Weekdays. A variety of Indigenous art and craft on display.
Cnr Caloola and Trunkey Street Newbridge | Newbridge, NSW
Weekends 10am to 4pm. Original paintings, photography and hardwood furniture complemented by locally handcrafted metal work, pottery, jewellery, delicious handmade chocolates, heritage dolls, cards and gifts.
382 Summer Street | Orange, NSW
Wed - Fri 10am-5pm. Sat 10am-4pm. We exhibit a diverse range of emerging and well-established artists specialising in a great variety of mediums. We also hold workshops exploring a wide range of mediums and materials on a regular basis.
18 Mooney Valley Place, (Off Esrom Street) | Baturst, NSW
Open on the first full weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts Trail and at other times by appointment. Painting in oils and acrylic.
106 Kendal St | Cowra
Mon- Fri 9.30 - 5pm (CLOSES AT 4.30pm in Winter) Sat and Sun 9.30am - 1pm. Wide range of handmade goods, arts and crafts.
110 Rankin Street | Forbes, NSW
Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-12pm. Designing and fabricating custom furniture for over 10 years; from live edge wood slab dining tables to doors, we work with our customers to design and build the perfect custom pieces for their home, office or business.
78 George St | Bathurst, NSW, 2795
Indoor plants plus ceramics by local potter Marjo Carter.
7 Hasluck Place | Bathurst, NSW
Open on the first full weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts Trail and at other times by appointment. Paintings.
596 Great Western Hwy, | Marrangaroo NSW 2790
Weekends 9am-5pm. Features displays of leather craft, pottery and pine furniture produced by inmates. Local community arts also on display.
23 Keppel St | Bathurst
Tuesday and Saturday 10am-2pm. Friday 10am-6pm. It is a place to find that special handcrafted item. We also host artisan workshops in our workshop space.
Keppel St | Bathurst
During gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm; Sundays 11am-2pm. The range is unique, reasonably priced and top quality, you are sure to find that perfect gift for that special person.
1072 Limekilns Road, Clear Creek | Bathurst, NSW
Open By appointment.Australiana Frames Bathurst and Clear Creek Studio understands the importance of providing a quality product and expert advice.
In Cook Park, Summer St ORANGE | Orange
Daily 10am-4pm. The Park Guildry is one of Oranges hidden Treasures. Its full of beautifully crafted goods made by local people.
89 Stewart St | Bathurst
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Sat 10am-1pm. Glass and supplies for the home craftsman; Repair and commission work (contact us for an obligation free quote); Giftware.
117-119 Rankin Street | Bathurst
Daily 10am-4pm. Rankin Cottage contains locally handmade items, including arts and crafts, baby items, jams, chutneys and cakes.
38 Victoria St | Millthorpe, NSW
Weekends. Rosebank regularly exhibits artworks by regional and internationally recognised artists.
191 Summer Street | Orange
Daily 9am to 5:30pm. Saturday 9am to 2pm. Angus Barrett designs and manufactures a boutique range of high quality saddlery and leather goods.
17 Pym St | Millthorpe, NSW
10am to 5pm, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. Smart, if quirky, gallery selling a wide range of items that will delight your senses. Including original artwork by regional artists.
10 Ross St | Oberon
A not-for-profit organisation promoting local craft people and their handmade products. A perfect place to find that unique gift.
10 Pym Street | Millthorpe, NSW
Thurs to Sunday 10am to 3.30pm. Artworks and crafts.
1/58 Lords Place | Orange
Monday-Thursday 9am to 4pm. Friday 9am to 3:30pm. Saturday 10am to 12pm. Sunday Closed. Raw alpaca fibre to finished garment all in one place.
Rear of the Cowra Visitor Information Centre, Mid Western Hwy, Cowra | Cowra
Monday to Saturday. Visit Cowra's local art and craft hub. A variety of classes run every day except Sunday. Local arts and crafts for sale.
Sofala Road | Wattle Flat
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10am-3pm. Gifts, Homewares, candles, diffusers, baby items, towels, pillows, beanies, signs, paintings.
4 Church St | Newbridge, NSW
Open on the first full weekend of the month as part of Bathurst Arts Trail and at other times by appointment. Full time artist, and Fellow of the Royal Art Society of NSW, whose interest is in painting the Australian landscape.
Hill End, NSW
By appointment. La Paloma produces high quality ceramics, large and small, developing an earthenware ovenware and tableware range.
Wakatu | Peel, NSW, AU, 2795
Open as part of the Bathurst Arts Trail. Check trail website for next opening dates. Sculptures made from wood, metal and found objects.
Museums and historic places. Discover the region through the lenses of industry, mining, agriculture, rail and racing, fossils and natural science, bushrangers, great moments of social history, quirky local stories and significant people.SEE MAP
This map captures beautiful things for sale, all made by hand, by people living in the region. Part retail fix, part celebration of the extraordinary creative skills in our midst.SEE MAP
ABORIGINAL EXPERIENCES MAP
ABORIGINAL EXPERIENCES MAP
Central NSW is Wiradjuri country. Slow down, wander under southern skies and hear the stories of the land and the people who’ve been here for more than 60,000 years.SEE MAP
Our award-winning regional galleries, our thriving artist-run and commercial spaces showcase exciting work by both celebrated and up-and-coming artists. Or pop into an artist’s studio for a chat and first dibs on some original art.SEE MAP
There’s (normally) around 2000 arts and cultural events across the region each year. Get your fix of festivals, performance, exhibitions, workshops, arts markets, films or family fun. Even in 2020 there's things to enjoy.See What's On
Culture Maps Central NSW is a collaborative project of Arts OutWest supported by the Central NSW Joint Organisation of Councils and Regional Development Australia Central West. Content for this site has been drawn from Arts OutWest’s database, tourism teams at local councils and coordinators of some of the larger public art programs. This content is evolving. Please let us know of any omissions, additions, updates or changes by emailing email@example.com