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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Tales: Tall and True. Photographer: Sally Singh

Sips and Stories: Curator Tours of Omnia

  • Friday 21 June 2024 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 20 September 2024 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 18 October 2024 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Step into the captivating world of Omnia: all and everything with Curator Erika Taylor and journey through over 200 carefully selected objects, unveiling treasures never before seen. 

Omnia is more than an exhibition; it's a celebration of the Tweed, delving into its vibrant history, dynamic present, and promising future.  Hear outrageously tall tales from the collection, and guess if they are true. Every corner holds a story waiting to be discovered. 

So, secure your ticket, which comes with a complimentary drink, and explore the rich cultural tapestry of the Tweed.

Cost: $10 (incl. a drink) 
Suitable 18+ years.
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Bookings essential.

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Culture with Auslan in Murwillumbah
FREE

  • Saturday 24 August 2024 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

For Deaf and hard of hearing visitors. 

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

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

Time spent at each venue will be approximately one hour.  

  • 10:30 – 11:30 am: Tweed Regional Museum
    Auslan guided tour of: Land / Life / Culture
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Break and Travel
  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm: Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
    Auslan guided tour of:  Know My Name and A Dictionary for Painting: Margaret Olley, Keith Burt, Robert Malherbe.

Bookings essential.

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Mini Murwillumbah. Photographer: Sally Singh

Mini Murwillumbah
FREE

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm  

Step into the immersive world of “Mini Murwillumbah” where the timeless charm of the town comes alive against the backdrop of the majestic Wollumbin and its hinterland.

This installation intertwines local raconteur's stories and events, and images of people, iconic buildings and locations in Murwillumbah from the museum's photographic collection. Evoking tales of yesteryears, from spectral whispers to the legendary Swamp Beer, all heightened by the interplay of sound, lighting, and visual elements.    

Drop in. Self-guided fun.  
All ages. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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Thank you to our generous creators and supporters:
Curator: Bianca Charleston, Technical support: Omrhi Reubens, In-kind support: Print Spot Group and Zeta's Coffee, Wollumbin photograph: Sally Singh and Narrator: Beverley Fairley.

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Curator on Demand
FREE

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.