Events, workshops and more

Tweed Regional Museum has an exciting range of events to accompany our exhibitions, other local festivals and events, and partners. Whether it’s a school holiday activity, an Up Late event or a hands-on workshop you’re after, the Museum has something interesting for you. 

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Museum on Wheels

The MoW, is popping up at festivals, markets, events, and special locations throughout the Tweed and beyond showcasing exciting, and diverse exhibitions and engaging workshops. 

Artisan Makers Market - M | Arts Precinct
10 am - 4 pm
Saturday 9 December 2023

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Culture with Auslan for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors

  • Saturday 9 December 2023 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Make a day of it and join free Auslan-interpreted tours for deaf and hard of hearing visitors at both the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Tweed Regional Museum.  

Experience highlights of exhibitions at each cultural institution with Gallery and Museum staff and interpreters from Auslan Stage Left

Time spent at each venue will be approximately one hour.  

Saturday 9 December 2023

10:30 am – 11:30 am - Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre  
            - Exhibition: Three Echoes Western Desert Art 
Monet masterpiece Meules, milieu du jour [Haystacks, midday] 1890 

12:30 – 1:30pm - Tweed Regional Museum  
            - Exhibitions: Game On 

Bookings essential.

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Image courtesy of JK-47. Photographer: Dave Kan.

Supertonic Songwriting Camp

9 am - 3pm daily
Monday 15 to Friday 19 January 2024.

Supertonic Music Camp is a FREE 5-day non-residential workshop for local young people aged 12-18, interested in developing their music writing and production skills.

This exciting youth music program is inspired by our Supertonic exhibition, a celebration of local music and musicians from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast. 

This activity is supported by the NSW Government Office of Regional Youth Spring Holiday Break program.  



Supertonic Songwriting Camp Program 

Over five days you will be mentored by acclaimed musicians and music industry professionals, including JK47, to accelerate your music writing and production skills. The program is designed to help you find your voice and develop your ideas into original songs through a team process that supports accountability, participation, and positivity.

This non-residential camp is based at the Tweed Regional Museum with visits to professional recording studios, music venues and inspirational places within the Tweed.  Participation in the camp is FREE, and includes lunch each day and transport to selected locations in the Tweed, each time returning to the Museum in Murwillumbah.

This is an amazing opportunity to work with a great team of mentors and peers, have fun and take your music making to the next level.

How to apply to participate  

You must be 12-18 years of age and live within the Northern Rivers or Gold Coast regions. 

Demonstrate in the short online application form your interest in contemporary music making and the music industry, along with a willingness to work collaboratively, and a commitment to attending all five days of the workshop series. Successful applicants are required to return a Participant and Media Consent Form.  

Applications will be assessed as they are received, and places allocated. Do not delay in submitting your application as places will fill quickly!    

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Photographer: Sam Townsend.

Sips & Sounds: Tours of Supertonic

  • Friday 19 January 2024 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Embark on a sonic adventure with Curator, Erika Taylor at our Friday "Sips & Sounds" tours of Supertonic

Sip a refreshing beverage and be captivated by stories from the vibrant contemporary music scene in the Northern Rivers and Gold Coast. From the iconic Sunnyboys to the sensational Budjerah and the masterful JK 47, immerse yourself in the sounds that have shaped our musical landscape.

You'll uncover the secrets behind a treasure trove of musical objects, instruments, captivating sounds, and interactive activities that will have your senses buzzing with excitement.

A fun evening adventure through sound and culture – a music-lover's dream come true. 

So book a ticket, drink included, and let's explore the rhythm of Supertonic together!

$5 (incl. a drink) 
Suitable for 18+ 
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Supertonic Sequencer at Splendour in the Grass Festival 2023. Photographer: Bec Taylor.

Supertonic Sequencer

  • Friday 28 July 2023 | 12:00 AM - Saturday 23 March 2024 | 11:59 PM

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm  

Bust a move at our interactive installation and compose your very own live musical composition and visual display.  

Your body movements will trigger sound bites prerecorded by local musicians to play and flora and fauna icons to dance on our digital screen, resulting in their very own musical score and live moving mural.

The sound bites were gathered from local musicians in response to the question, ‘what does the Northern Rivers sound like to you?’ and the visuals were created from the Tweeds diverse flora and fauna. 

Keep an eye out for animals, plants and insects from the sea and land, and listen out for the sounds of:  

Amy Shark / Amyl and The Sniffers / Babe Rainbow / Budjerah / JK47 / Matt Corby / Ngaiire / Skegss / Sunnyboys / The Jezabels / Wolfmother 

This installation brings together technology, music by local artists, and the natural world of the Northern Rivers.

Drop in. Self-guided fun.  
All ages. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Photographer: Sam Townsend

The Lounge Room

  • Friday 28 July 2023 | 12:00 AM - Saturday 23 March 2024 | 11:59 PM

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm  

Drop in, hang out and spin some vinyl in our 1970s inspired lounge room.  

Think mustard, burnt orange and deep chocolate...
Think soft velvet upholstery...
Think bold wallpaper...
Plus an evolving selection of vintage records for you to listen to.  

Relax in our rich and inviting lounge room space, blending comfort, style, and a touch of extravagance, thanks to the design genius of Kuipers & Co and contributions from Kush Interiors.  

Drop in. Self-guided fun. 
Suitable 15yrs+. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Supertonic Selects in the Museum. Photographer: Sam Townsend

Supertonic Selects

  • Friday 28 July 2023 | 12:00 AM - Saturday 23 March 2024 | 11:59 PM

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm  

We’re excited to uncover the musical tastes that make your heart sing.  

Cast your vote on who has the hottest track, choosing from each of our exhibition musicians' most popular songs.  

Voting closes: Wednesday 21 February 2024.
Announcement: At our Supertonic Up Late, Saturday 24 February 2024.   

Explore the playlist and vote now!

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Up Late events

Explore the Museum after hours! Each Up Late delves into different themes in the exhibitions through workshops, tours, adventure games, diverse speakers and performances, music, drinks, food and more. 

Gifts & Games 
Friday 15 December, 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
Join us for evening filled with cheer, play, and the timeless joy of vintage treasures to celebrate the summer season and launch our new exhibition GAME ON 

Supertonic Selects Up Late
Saturday 24 February 2024
Countdown of the top 20 songs selected by you! 

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Curator on Demand

Would you like to hear insights into some of the stories behind objects on display in one of our exhibitions.

Curator-led tours are availablefor groups of  up to 15 people during 10am - 4pm Tuesday to Fridays. 

Bookings are by request only, are subject to availability and must be received at least 1 week in advance.

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Children’s ‘Let’s Play’ Tour

  • Saturday 13 January 2024 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Saturday 20 January 2024 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join our happy Museum Ambassador Denise for a short guided trip through our GAME ON exhibition followed by storytelling and a simple toy making activity.  Denise is a retired children’s librarian with a passion for sharing the Museum with our younger visitors.   We suggest this activity for young children up to 8 years old.      

Suitable for ages 3 to 8.
Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Bookings essential.