The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is housed in an architecturally award-winning building with views to Wollumbin (Mount Warning).
The gallery showcases an engaging display of contemporary and historical artworks by established national, international and regional artists, alongside travelling exhibitions of national significance.
Visitors can participate in a range of public programs and workshops catering for all ages and abilities. The gallery also includes a workshop and education space, research library, gallery shop and gallery cafe with indoor and outdoor seating.
The Margaret Olley Art Centre (MOAC) celebrates the career, life and legacy of Margaret Olley. The centre is complemented by the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio, a space dedicated to the continuation of Olley’s commitment to supporting artists and fostering creativity.
In 2020 the gallery will present an exhibition program comprising 29 exhibitions. The Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre is a Tweed Shire Council Community facility, supported by Create NSW, the Friends of Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc., the Tweed Regional Gallery Foundation Ltd., and private donations.
COVID-19 update: this gallery is currently operating under the new NSW Government guidelines, which means all visitors must pre-book their tickets to attend timed sessions. Check the website for more details and the latest updates.
The Olive Cotton Award is a $20,000 biennial national award for excellence in photographic portraiture in memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The exhibition is selected from entrants across Australia and is a significant opportunity for established and emerging photographers. The winning work is acquired for the gallery’s collection.
- Free guided tours
- Gallery shop
- Onsite parking
- Wheelchair access
- Workshops & classes