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17 May 2019
Art Deco delights displayed in Murwillumbah

Later this month, the National Gallery of Australia will launch the travelling exhibition Art Deco from the National Collection: The world turns modern. The national tour will begin at the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah, a town with its own rich Art Deco heritage.

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14 May 2019
Regional artists reimagine Murwillumbah’s Art Deco heritage

Thirty regional artists have drawn inspiration from the architecture and design of Murwillumbah as part of a new exhibition, Façade: Art Deco of Murwillumbah.

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10 May 2019
Wynne Prize finalist dwells on Australian identity

Based in Mullumbimby in Northern NSW, artist Robyn Sweaney draws inspiration from the suburban mundane of rural and urban environments, creating artworks that explore the complexities of Australian identity and place.

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7 May 2019
Renowned Aboriginal artist back with new work

Albert (Digby) Moran is a Bundjalung artist who paints prolifically. He is one of the Northern Rivers’ most renowned Aboriginal artists. Over the past two decades he has painted an extraordinary body of work that has been embraced by local, national and international audiences.
His latest exhibition, titled ‘Painting Place’, features a series of new paintings, and opens at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre on Friday 24 May.

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10 April 2019
Family friendly programs these Easter holidays at the Gallery
Drop in for some ART PLAY or book into a workshop at the Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah these Easter holidays.
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3 April 2019
Intuitive lines and intersections of light meet in two new exhibitions
Gallery DownTown in the M/Arts precinct presents two new solo exhibitions by artists from the region as part of the Community Access Exhibition Program (CAEP). 
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13 March 2019
Landscapes and still lifes poetically converge in new exhibition
Tweed Regional Gallery will present a series of new and recent paintings by Melbourne-based artist Dean Home in a new exhibition titled On a walk in the poet’s garden which is on display from Friday 22 March until Sunday 18 August 2019.
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12 March 2019
Tweed Regional Gallery exhibition explores local stories
During 2018 Maria Kontis spent four weeks working from the Gallery’s Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio exploring stories of the region as inspiration for her latest exhibition of drawings.
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11 March 2019
Jewellers put their tools to USE
A new exhibition of contemporary jewellery and small objects will be officially opened at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre on Friday 15 March.
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5 March 2019
A Stitch in time
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, the new Gallery DownTown in Murwillumbah invites you make a Blue Jean Sisters doll.
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