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Archibald Prize 2021 At Cowra Art Gallery

Anticipated by artists and audiences alike, the annual Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite portrait prize. First awarded in 1921, it is one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious art awards featuring portraits by some of the most prominent artists in the country. The Archibald Prize exhibition is a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.

Don’t miss your chance to see the Archibald Prize 2021 at the only venue in the Central West as part of its regional tour in NSW. The exhibition is on at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery from 19 March to 1 May 2022 and admission is free.

Groups of 10 or more are required to book ahead.

Small Business Month Kicks Off In Cowra

March is Small Business Month with a range of activities and events in-person and online available to small business owners, tailored to this year’s theme of Rebuild, Recharge, Renew, following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Cowra Business chamber will host ‘Marketing and Operating in an Online Environment’ on Tuesday 22 March 2022 at 6pm at the Cowra Bowling Club, Brougham Street, Cowra.

The free event will feature a number of guest speakers, including Vicki Seccombe, Manager of Business NSW Western Region, and Caddie Marshall from Ready Marketing.

The event comes after the CBC kicked the month off with another special events last Wednesday at the Bowling Club, with guests learning all about education, traineeships and apprenticeships from the Cowra Development Company, TAFE and Verto.

Registrations for the March 22 event can be made online at www.cowrabusinesschamber.com.au.

Cowra Community Family Fun Day

Creative Community Concepts, in conjunction with Erambie Centre, will be hosting a family fun day in Cowra next month. The event will be on April 13, and will take place at the Erambie Outreach Centre, Legh Street, Cowra, from 11am to 12:30pm. Activities on the day will include rugby league skills, Fast 4 Tag, Footy For Fun, laser tag and a free sausage sizzle. For more information please contact Vickie Everingham on 0400766265 or vickie.everingham@creativecommunityconcepts.com.au.

Cowra Artist in ‘While The World Waits’ Exhibition

Arts OutWest will showcase some of the Central West NSW’s most exciting visual artists as they each respond to original music reflecting on the challenging and changing times over the past two years. The first leg of a 12-month regional tour for the While the World Waits Exhibition will open 2pm on Saturday 19 March at Tremains Mill in Keppel St Bathurst.

It will feature the work of Shani Nottingham (Cowra) amongst other artists from across the Centra West.

In 2022, artists from across the Central West were asked to use the album of music as a jumping off point and inspiration for new work. The resulting While the World Waits Exhibition is a curated works of selected artists, each responding to one or more tracks, title or words on the album.

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