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Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm DST. The Gallery is 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.

Current Programs

Wednesday 1 May Gallery Playdate for small visitors Free
9.30-10.30am For children six months to five years, and their carers.

Thurs 16-Sun 19 May Murwillumbah Art Trail Free
The Murwillumbah Art Trail showcases contemporary art exhibitions and events featuring artists from the Tweed Valley and surrounds in pop-up galleries around the town.

On Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May, 10.00am-3.00pm Tweed Regional Gallery will host a Murwillumbah Art Trail Information Point in the Gallery Foyer. Learn more about the Trail venues and exhibitions from MAT volunteers.
The theme for 2019 is Now I see it, Now you don’t. More information:

Sunday 19 May Maria Kontis: the artist at work Free
11.00am-1.00pm in the Gallery Foyer
Drop in to observe artist Maria Kontis drawing in the Gallery. Maria will have a small display of her art and materials and will be happy to talk about her working methods.

Monday 20 May Art in the Pub: Maria Kontis Free
6.00 for 6.30pm Courthouse Hotel, Burringbar St, Mullumbimby

Join Maria Kontis for an illustrated Artist Talk about her practice and new drawing project inspired by her encounters in the Tweed region during her Artist-in-Residence experience.
This is a collaborative event between the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Contemporary Art Space and Education Inc. and Byron School of Art.

School Holiday Programs - April


Monday 15 April Bush to Beach Recycled Necklaces $25
10.00am-1.00pm with Rebecca Ward 13-18yrs
Participants will create necklaces, earrings and objects from natural materials including sticks and seeds, found objects from beaches, recycled brass and sterling silver. Workshop cost sponsored by Museums & Galleries Queensland. Bookings essential:


Weds 17 & 24 April Self-made: zines and artist books Free
11.00am-1.00pm facilitated making session
Join our artist/educators to make your own zine. Free drop-in art-making experience. No bookings required, children to be supervised by an adult.

Wednesday-Sunday Gallery for kids Free
Drop in design activities in the Gallery Foyer | MOAC Kids’ Guide, digital drawing, painting & symphony on the iPads.

Creative workshops for adults

* $5.00 discount: Friends of the Gallery / Foundation Members / enrolled students

Sunday 14 April Post Apocalyptic Jewellery Workshop $65/60*
with Rebecca Ward Adults
Construct necklaces, earrings, brooches & small objects using sticks and other recycled/found objects. Use a dremel type drill,Japanese saws, files & sandpaper to shape materials. Assemble with cold connections & metal findings. Materials supplied. Beginners welcome. *members/student discount.
Bookings essential:

To join our mailing list to hear about our upcoming workshops or children's programs please email Anouk and advise your areas of interest (adults/teens/children/under 5yrs).

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

Gallery Playdates for our Small Visitors | Free
9.30am–10.30am first Wednesday of the month during NSW school term time
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.
Resuming: Wednesday 6 February 2019

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