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Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre

2 Mistral Rd, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
+61 2 6670 2790
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Tweed Valley Food and Art Tour from Kingscliff, Byron Bay or the Gold Coast
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Surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns and offering panoramic views of the Tweed River, the Tweed Regional Gallery is the perfect place to visit to view first-rate exhibitions. The Gallery's six exhibition spaces host a vibrant program of historical and contemporary touring exhibitions of national significance, alongside curated exhibitions of established national and regional artists. The program includes the $20,000 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture. The Gallery's collection includes a world class collection of portraits representing Australians from all walks of life. Visitors can participate in the Gallery's exciting variety of programs including public events, concerts, exhibition openings, artists' talks, demonstrations and workshops which cater for all ages. The Gallery also offers a workshop and education area, Gallery Café with indoor and outdoor seating, Gallery Shop and research library. The Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre is a Tweed Shire Council Community facility, supported by Arts NSW, the Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc., the Tweed River Art Gallery Foundation Ltd., and private donations.
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2 Mistral Rd, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic art exhibitions , beautifully curated ,ever changing and stimulating . Seeing the Margaret Olley studio recreated within the gallery was a design feat . This gallery is a must see for anyone who visits south east Qld or northern Nsw.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great gallery with art you won't see anywhere else and an insight into the artist. The recreation of Margaret Ollies workshops is fascinating.

Thank 850shaner
TRGMOAC, Business and Operations Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello 850shaner. Thank you for your review, so glad that you liked the Olley home studio recreation. Kind regards

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had wanted to travel from Victoria to view the Margaret Olley exhibit since I read about it being established in this gallery.There is so much more to this gallery than this rewarding Olley experience.The Joshua Yeldham experience was amazing and such a revelation for...More

Thank marshfish
TRGMOAC, Operations and business officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello marshfish, thank you so much for coming all the way from Victoria to visit us. I'm so pleased that your visit to the Gallery was enjoyable, and thank you for mentioning the gallery guides, who are all volunteers. I do hope that you come...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This amazing gallery is a must see. The exhibitions are excellent, and the views of the Tweed River, Mt Warning and surrounding countryside are beautiful. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Lisa K
TRGMOAC, Operations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Lisa K, Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you liked the exhibitions on offer. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was super impressed with the standard of exhibitions in a rural art gallery. I joined the morning tour and an extremely knowledable volunteer spoke with passion about Margaret Olley and the temporary exhibits. Stunning views even on an overcast rainy day. Loved the architecture...More

Thank trencherman_10
TRGMOAC, Business and Operations Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello trencherman_10, Thank you for your review. I will pass your comments onto the volunteer guides who undertake the 11.30am daily tours. I am so pleased that your experience at the Gallery was enhanced by what they had to share with you during your tour....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this Art Gallery a few times with travelling artist groups and visiting friends in the area. It is a beautiful small gallery in a stunning location looking over the local countryside of Murwillumbah. The restaurant has good food and lovely views....More

Thank Amanda B
TRGMOAC, Operations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Amanda B. We are always surprised and very pleased when we hear from people who have visited the Gallery several times. We re-hang two to three of the seven Gallery spaces every nine to twelve weeks so that there is always something new for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit this year and how fortunate to find the Olive Cotton photography prize on show. Great exhibition and thoughtful curation in a really Fabulous space. This and the Margaret Olley room and paintings. If you're in northern NSW you must visit...More

Thank Janet O
TRGMOAC, Operations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Janet O, I'm glad that you were able to view the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture. This year we attracted almost 500 photographers to enter this $20,000 prize. The exhibition has now closed and will be replaced with 'Go Figure' a fantastic...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether for Coffee, breakfast, lunch or a visit to the gallery this is a local highlight. Situated with views over the tweed valley to the Border Ranges, it has a spectacular location. The food is good if not exceptional and service can be variable, but...More

Thank Chris G
TRGMOAC, Opertations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Chris G. Thank you for your review of the Cafe, I will pass your comments onto the Cafe lease holders as this is a separate business to the Gallery. The Margaret Olley Home Studio recreation has been a significant addition to the Tweed and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful mid size gallery in a great rural setting. It's a perfect regional gallery with a fair range of work plus a Margaret Olley focus. Well worth the visit.More

Thank Trevor F
TRGMOAC, Operations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Trevor, we are fortunate to have been gifted this wonderful parcel of land on which the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre is built. The gift was from Doug and Margot Anthony who are strong supporters of the Gallery, Doug Anthony is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful tribute gallery to Margaret Olley opened in March 2014, overlooks a picturesque valley which in itself is worth the short journey from Murwillumbah. The gallery has, in incredible detail, reconstructed Margaret's home, it massive array of items that formed the subject matter of...More

Thank Peter V
TRGMOAC, Operations and Business Officer at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Peter V. So glad that you enjoyed the views from the Gallery. Thank you for letting people know that we are a free gallery, and fantastic. The Olley Home Studio recreation took months to build and reconstruct with several thousand objects being placed exactly...More

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