Tweed River Art Gallery

Established in 1988. The new award winning building designed by Brisbane architect Bud Brannigan opened in February 2004. Set on a hilltop in the beautiful Tweed Valley the building design incorporates magnificent panoramic views of the Tweed River, Mt Warning and the Border Ranges. Located between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast on the southern outskirts of the historic town of Murwillumbah.

Set on a hilltop location it offers stunning, magnificent and panoramic views of the Tweed Valley. The building has an education/workshop centre, six exhibition spaces, performance space, library, and a cafe. Visitors will find a stimulating program with changing exhibitions of artworks from the Gallery's growing collection and exhibitions of local, national and overseas arts and crafts. Six exhibitions spaces, permanent exhibition of portraits and landscapes from the Collection and vibrant changing program contemporary and historical exhibitions of national significance including curated exhibitions of regional artists

Collections

Approximately 500 paintings. Australian Portrait Collection of more than 100 paintings and photographs primarly contemporary including winners and selected finalists of the Doug Moran National Portrait Prizes 1988-2000, and landscapes in all media, works on paper, craftworks including ceramic, glass, fibre and wood.

A comprehensive collection listing, surrent for June 2005, can be viewed at:

http://www.tweed.nsw.gov.au/ArtGallery/ArtGalleryDetail.aspx?Doc=pdfs/ArtGalleryCollection.pdf