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Upcoming Public Programs and Events

Gallery public programs are free unless stated otherwise. Your gold coin donation is much appreciated and assists with program costs.
Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible - if you would like a tax receipt please make your donation to volunteers/staff at the reception desk.


Wednesdays – Sundays | 10.00am - 5.00pm | Gallery for kids | Free

Drop in activities during gallery opening hours ¦ Work through the activities in the MOAC Kid’s Guide. ¦ Create a digital artwork on the iPads while listening to a symphony in the Margaret Olley Art Centre.

Wednesday 1 November Gallery Playdate for Small Visitors | Free

9.30 – 10.30am DST First Wednesday of the month (NSW Term time)
Children six months to five years, and their carers, are invited to join this Drop In guided Art Play session with an environmental focus inspired by Caldera Art 2017. One adult with each child please. Next playdate Wed. 6 December.

Sunday 5 November WHITELEY the documentary | Tickets: $15/$12/$10

4.00pm DST at the Regent Cinema, 5 Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah 2484
Enjoy an introduction to the documentary by local printmaker David Preston, who shared a friendship and unique collaboration with Brett Whiteley.
Tickets available on the website: www.trybooking.com/298078

Wednesday 8 November WHITELEY the documentary | Tickets: $12/$10/$8

7.00pm DST at the Regent Cinema, 5 Brisbane Street, Murwillumbah 2484
Tickets from the Regent Cinema. Phone: 02 6672 8265

Thursday 23 November Michael Zavros Book Launch | $25 / $20 Friends of the Gallery members

6.00pm DST | Limited numbers
Book online and order your copy of the book at www.trybooking.com/SKML

Wednesday 6 December Gallery Playdate for Small Visitors | Free

9.30–10.30am DST first Wednesday of the month (NSW Term time) | Drop In
Children six months to five years, and their carers, are invited to join guided Art Play sessions relating to current exhibitions & programs. One adult with each child please.
Playdates resume February 2018.


Creative Workshops for Adults - Bookings 02 6670 2790 / at the Gallery / tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au


CANCELLED: Medieval Cord Binding with Liz Powell | $95

Sunday 15 October 10.30am - 4.30pm DST Book Binding with Liz Powell
Medieval Cord Book Binding was used in ledgers and other large books from the 13th century onwards and allows for binding a large number of pages. Sections of the book are joined into a volume stitched across cords running across the spine. These become a feature of the finished appearance. In this workshop participants will create a small book whose covers fit into the palm of the hand. Experiment with surface finishes to enhance the final appearance of our book.
Suitable for beginners to experienced.
If you would like to be notified if this workshop is offered again please contact the Gallery.

Fandango – The Encore with Marilyn Reeman | $125

Saturday 18 November 10.30am - 4.30pm DST Mixed Media with Marilyn Reeman
Open a window to engage all the senses through spontaneous mixed media mark making to music.
Bookings marilynreeman@gmail.com / 0419 656 609.


Regular Events

Wednesday – Sunday Gallery for kids | Free

Drop in activities during gallery hours: Drawing in the Foyer ¦ MOAC Kid’s Guide ¦ Digital artworks & symphony on the Margaret Olley Art Centre iPads.


11.30am Daily Guided Tours of the Gallery | Free - donations appreciated

Meet your guide in the Gallery foyer for an enjoyable and informative look at current exhibitions. Individual bookings are not required. Groups of 10 or more, clubs, schools etc., must book in advance on 02 6670 2790 or GalleryEducation@tweed.nsw.gov.au

Gallery Playdates for our Small Visitors | Free

9.30am–10.30am first Wednesday of the month (NSW Term time) Upcoming dates: Wednesday 1 November, 6 December, 7 February

Children six months to five years, and their carers, are invited to join guided Art Play sessions in the exhibitions.
One adult with each child please. No Bookings required.

The Gallery Café

Wednesday - Sunday 9.00am - 5.00pm | 02 6672 5088
The Café is open for breakfast and coffee each morning before the Gallery opens.
Friends of Gallery show membership card for 10% discount.

Murwillumbah Bridge Club

Mondays 9.30am - 1.00pm | Info Jay Faranda 02 6679 7142
Exercise your mind, make new friends, challenge yourself.

Life Drawing with Shirley Kennedy

Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm | $30 | Info 0475 906 849
All levels welcome, BYO materials.
Last Updated: 30 October 2017