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Upcoming Public Programs and Events

All times are NSW Daylight Saving Time | We are always closed on Mondays and Tuesdays 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 ¦ Interact with Alasdair Macintyre's exhibition The Adventures of Aecap and complete the Activity Booklet

Wednesday 17 January | Come on an Aecap Adventure with artist Alasdair Macintyre | Free

Sessions at 11.00am | 11.40am | 12.20pm | 1.00pm DST with Alasdair Macintyre | Drop in
Join Alasdair Macintyre on a journey into the mind of an artist and curator. Create an art gallery diorama and a mini exhibition to hang on your gallery walls. Add in the people looking the artworks and talk about their visit and what they think about the exhibition you’ve made. For children and families. Children must be supervised by an adult.

Sunday 11 February | TextaQueen Workshop: Champions of Change | $70 | BOOK ONLINE

10.30am-2.00pm DST | Bookings essential: Gallery Reception / 02 6670 2790 / tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au
Imagine yourself as the main character in an apocalyptic action movie, fighting oppressive forces for a better future. Cast yourself as a force for change, triumphant over racism, patriarchy, environmental destruction and other social evils.
TextaQueen will guide you in designing your own self portrait movie poster.
This workshop is for ages 16yrs Beginners to experienced students. Full details here (508kB PDF).

Sunday 25 February | Go Figure: The Bronzes | Free

2.00pm Exhibition Talk with Don Mitchell
Join Don Mitchell, son of sculptor Marjorie Fletcher, for an exhibition talk on the sculptures featured in Go Figure. Enjoy insights into the early artistic lives of Marjorie Fletcher and Barbara Tribe, who both studied under Rayner Hoff at East Sydney Technical College in the 1930s. Don will share material from the Fletcher family collection including additional small sculptures, photographs and a range of art books.


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 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

Resumes Monday 15 January 2018
Mondays 9.30am - 1.00pm | Info Jay Faranda 02 6679 7142
Exercise your mind, make new friends, challenge yourself.

Life Drawing with Shirley Kennedy

Resumes Wednesday 7 February 2018
Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm | $30 | Info 0475 906 849

All levels welcome, BYO materials.
Last Updated: 17 January 2018