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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.

Upcoming Programs

Discover Art Deco Murwillumbah Walking Tours

Historical Walking Tour
Saturday 8 June | 10.30am | $15 | SOLD OUT

Uncover local architectural gems with Tweed Regional Gallery Director Susi Muddiman OAM.
Why not stay for lunch following the tour at Bacaro in the M|Arts Precinct?
Please bring a water bottle and hat - more information will be sent prior to the event.

Photography Walking Tour
Saturday 15 June | 2.00am | $15 | SOLD OUT

Find a photograph Art Deco buildings around town with photographer Justin Ealand.
Please bring your own camera, a water bottle and hat - more information will be sent prior to the event.

Drawing Walking Tour
Saturday 22 June | 10.30am | $15 | Book Online (external link)
Discover and draw Art Deco features around town with illustrator Tamsin Ainslie.
Why not stay for lunch following the tour at Bacaro in the M|Arts Precinct?
Please bring your own drawing materials, a water bottle and hat - more information will be sent prior to the event.

Friends of the Gallery Artist Studio Bus Tour
Tuesday 2 July | 10.00am - 4.30pm | $35 | Book Online (external link)
To celebrate A Shared Obession, the Friends of the Gallery will host a bus tour to visit a selection of studios in our region.
Gain unique insights into the creative practice of artists Emma Walker, Robyn Sweaney, Michael Cusack and James Guppy.
Morning tea provided. Purchase your lunch at Courthouse Hotel, Mullumbimby.
Places are limited so bookings are essential.

Olive Cotton Award Exhibition Opening & Announcement
Saturday 13 July | 5.00pm | Free
Official oening event with Guest Judge, renowned photo-media artst Marian Drew.

In Conversation: Robyn Sweaney and 'Ms Modernism' Annalisa Capurro
Sunday 14 July | 2.00pm | Free Book Online (external link)
Join artist Robyn Sweaney in a conversation with architectural and design historian and mid-centruy aficonado Annalisa Capurro, aka Ms Modernism. Annalisa is an interior designer, architectural photographer, educator and writer, as well as the owner and custodian of the iconic 1957 award winning Jack House in Sydney.

School Holiday Programs - July

Exploring Architecture
Friday 12 & 19 July | 11am - 1pm | Free
Join our artist/educators in this free drop-in making session.
No bookings required, children to be supervised by an adult.


Gallery Playdate for small visitors
Wednesday 5 June | 9.30-10.30am | Free
For children six months to five years, and their carers.

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

Creative workshops for adults

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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