Tweed River Regional Art Gallery

tweed river regional art gallery

2 Mistral Road (Cnr Tweed Valley Way)
Murwillumbah South NSW 2484

Open from 10.00am to 5.00pm Wednesday to Sunday

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Admission Free

Tweed River Regional Art Gallery

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 prestigious Margaret Olley Art Centre - a purpose-built extension faithfully reproducing the artists home and studio is now open to the public.





Admission to the Art Gallery is Free

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.

Gallery Open Wed - Sunday, 10am-5pm



Margaret Olley Art Centre - NOW OPEN

margaret olley centre at the regional art gallery northern nsw
In early November 2011, the Margaret Olley Art Trust offered the Tweed Regional Art Gallery a contribution of $1 million towards the establishment of the Margaret Olley Art Centre, to be housed in a purpose-built extension to the Gallery.

To honour the wish of the late Margaret Olley, the Art Centre includes a recreation of her studio, and elements of her home and collections. The offer from the Trust also included a gift of works from the artist’s collection, including finished paintings, a large number of works in progress, ephemera and correspondence in the possession of the Margaret Olley Estate.

In late November 2011, the Federal Member for Richmond, Justine Elliot announced the Government’s contribution of a further $1 million toward the funding for this project. The Margaret Olley Art Centre honours the much-loved artist's wish that her artist's studio and elements of her home be re-created in a purpose-built extension to the Tweed Regional Art Gallery.

The Centre houses a re-creation of rooms from her home studio in Duxford Street, Paddington, including the Hat Factory and the Yellow Room. The new wing also includes additional exhibition space, storage and multimedia areas.

The Frances Mills Education Workshop and the Marks Family Library have also been relocated to the new Centre and in completing the artist’s vision, the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio will operate as a standalone facility adjacent to the Margaret Olley Art Centre.


Tweed Shire Council, the Tweed River Art Gallery Foundation Ltd. and the Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc. have enthusiastically embraced this project, which provides a facility of national cultural significance. This major capital project required substantial financial support from these organisations, as well as assistance from private and corporate supporters.


Gallery Open 10am - 5pm Wednesday to Sunday




Peer through the windows of Margaret Olley's House, part of which has been moved to the new Olley Centre at the Tweed River Regional Art Gallery in Murwillumbah


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