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Friends of Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc.

The Tweed Regional Gallery has an active Friends organisation with over 1,500 members, which arranges concerts, visits to artists' studios, and many other social, educational and fundraising functions each year.

Money raised helps the Gallery to build its collections and provides facilities for the comfort of Gallery visitors.

Members are invited to all Gallery activities, and receive regular newsletters to keep them abreast of all that is happening.

Coach trip to 'EUROPEAN MASTERS' at GOMA

Spanning 500 years, European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ offers a breath-taking journey from the 1420s and emerging Renaissance to conclude at the height of early twentieth century post-impressionism. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows visitors to experience works by painters such as Fra Angelico, Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh and Monet

Date: Tuesday 15 June 2021, 8 am to 5.30 pm
Coach departs Tweed Regional Gallery main entrance at 8.15 am, Club Banora main entrance at 9.00 am
Coach departs Brisbane at 2.30 pm.

Cost: $50 – includes exhibition admission

Book online (external link)

Committee members

Contact Details

Phone: 02 6670 2790

Friends of the Gallery 'Artifacts' Newsletters

Download the latest edition of Artifacts (311kB PDF)

Previous editions
Download the latest edition of Artifacts (361kB PDF)
Artifacts - September 2020 (352kB PDF)
Artifacts - June 2020 (973kB PDF)
Artifacts - April 2020 (423kB PDF)

The Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd

The Gallery's Foundation was formed to assist the Gallery and all its activities.

If you would like further information about supporting the Foundation email the Gallery Director

Become a member of the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd.

Join a community of passionate advocates of the arts and culture and contribute to the Gallery’s development and sustainability into the future.

As a Foundation Member you will be amongst generous individuals with a vision to contribute to the arts and culture. Enjoy a close connection to the Gallery through our dynamic program of special activities including exclusive tours and previews, unique events and the opportunity to meet artists and curators.

To learn more about the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd. and become Member please visit our Donations, Gifts and Bequests page or contact us to discuss via email.

Volunteering at Tweed Regional Gallery

Hicks Petrina_Eye Candy

Petrina Hicks
Eye Candy (from The Descendants series) 2008
LightJet print
Gift of Doug and Margot Anthony through the Tweed River Art Gallery Foundation, 2008

The Gallery is always keen to induct new volunteers to assist within the Gallery and the Margaret Olley Art Centre.

Volunteers work at the Gallery between the hours of 10am to 1:30pm and/or from 1:30pm to 5pm Wednesday to Sunday. Volunteers can be rostered on for two shifts a month or more depending on their availability.

The spectacular success of the Tweed Regional Gallery, its fundraising programs and community support would not be possible without the assistance of our valued volunteers.

Volunteering at the Gallery is an enjoyable way of contributing to your community. It's also a way to ensure that you see each exhibition on display and is a wonderful way to meet like-minded and interesting people. Volunteering at the Gallery also provides you with a better understanding and appreciation of the complex operations and functions of a professional and well-respected public art gallery.

Currently the Gallery has more than 180 volunteers who give their time and expertise. This figure includes our volunteer committee members.

Prospective volunteers are asked to complete the Volunteer Application Form (503kB PDF) and email it to so that the Volunteer Co-ordinator can contact you with further information.

Tweed Regional Gallery Advisory Committee

The Tweed Regional Gallery Advisory Committee is appointed by resolution of Council to assist and advise Council in matters relating to the review and updating of the Gallery’s policies and plans.

  • the Committee shall advise Council on the care and future developments of the Collection and the Tweed Regional Gallery
  • the Committee shall keep the objectives, policies and strategies of the Gallery under constant review
  • the Committee shall encourage the enjoyment, appreciation and education in the arts in the Tweed region through advice to the Tweed Shire Council

Current members

Terms of Reference (91kB PDF)

Also see Donations, Gifts and Bequests.

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