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Create Art & Cherished Memories

Discover the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, where the world of art comes alive for your entire family. Nestled in a picturesque setting, the gallery showcases a captivating array of regional and national exhibitions.

Inspired by these dynamic displays, they offer an engaging series of programs for kids designed to spark creativity in young artists of all ages. The ever-evolving School Holiday Program, designed and delivered by exhibiting artists, provides exciting drop-in sessions filled with hands-on activities and artistic exploration. Or choose an Art Maker session (booking and payment required) for a more in-depth artmaking workshop experience.

With interactive experiences around every corner, your family will not only create art but also cherished memories. Come and let your family’s creativity flourish at the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

Open Wednesday – Sunday | 10am – 4pm

Inspiring Young Artists

ART PLAY | Winter School Holiday Fun

Winter School Holidays, join us at TRG&MOAC for fun and creative artmaking activities. Work with gallery staff to create a miniature architectural model inspired by Anna Carey’s exhibition Madam Mystery. Take your artwork home with you or leave your creation at the Gallery to be part of our imaginary streetscape.

Margaret Olley Studio Recreation

Central to the Margaret Olley Art Centre is the recreation of areas of Olley’s famous home studio, principally the Hat Factory and the Yellow Room. The interiors are filled with over 20,000 items Olley collected over many years as subject matter for her paintings.

Gallery Playdate | 3 July

Celebrating Australian Women Artists in July, with an exciting art-making session inspired by the touring exhibition Know My Name: Australian Women Artists. Children will create artworks for special women in their lives.

family painting outside of gallery

Annual Artist Picnic & Paint Out


Bring the whole family along to this popular annual event in the grounds of the Tweed Regional Gallery, with spectacular views to Wollumbin. Enjoy live music, free art activities for kids and make your own work en plein air.

Monica Rohan is our special guest artist for this year’s event. She will be on hand to mentor and chat with artists and visitors, or simply enjoy the opportunity to see her make work in response to this stunning landscape.

So pack your picnic basket, a blanket and your paints and join us for an inspiring day of art, music, connection and community.

No bookings required.

We wish to acknowledge the Ngandowal and Minyungbal speaking people of the Bundjalung Country, in particular the Goodjinburra, Tul-gi-gin and Moorung – Moobah clans, as being the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters within the Tweed Shire boundaries. We also acknowledge and respect the Tweed Aboriginal community’s right to speak for its Country and to care for its traditional Country in accordance with its lores, customs and traditions.