Workshops and events

From official openings and talks, to hands-on workshops for adults, there is something for everyone.

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Art in the Pub/Club

  • Tuesday 5 July 2022 | 6:30 PM

6 pm for a 6:30 pm start
Mullumbimby Services Club, Dally Street Mullumbimby

Art in the Pub/Club is happy to announce ‘In Conversation’ with Artist, Arash Chehelnabi and deputy director and head of studies at National Art School, Simon Cooper. Arash and Simon will discuss the artists current solo exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery and the partnership program for emerging painters from the Masters of painting and Tweed Regional Gallery.

In 2021 Sydney-based artist Arash Chehelnabi undertook a residency in the Gallery’s Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence Studio to develop new work for his solo exhibition This Our Machine, an outcome of the Tweed Regional Gallery – National Art School Masters of Fine Art Residency Award.

The exhibition THIS OUR MACHINE explores the relationship between image, imagination and interpretation in painting. As artists we claim to distort or abstract images when we paint. Yet this is not entirely correct. The object is already abstracted through the cognitive process of perception and imagination.

This is a collaborative event between c.a.s.e (contemporary art space and education) and Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre.

Please note that due to flood damage to our pub venue, Art in the Pub/Club will be at the Ex-Services Club in July and is on a Tuesday evening. Hope to see you there!

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Image credit: Zev Donovan, Emmanuel Anglican College, Animated Identity (detail) 2021, acrylic on canvas

July Openings: Art Express, Linda Kruger and Natalie Popovski

  • Friday 22 July 2022 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for opening celebrations for ARTEXPRESS 2022, Linda Kruger’s Vessels and Natalie Popovski’s Absorption. Light refreshments provided.

Bookings essential.

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Image credit: Linda Kruger, Vessels on Grey 2021. Images courtesy the artist

Sunday Session inspired by Linda Kruger’s Vessels

  • Sunday 24 July 2022 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Drop into the Gallery Foyer for a special Sunday Session inspired by the exhibition Vessel. Create your own still life collage with materials provided.

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Image credit: Natalie Popovski, The Neighbour (detail) 2021, oil on canvas, 60 x 80cm. Image courtesy the artist

Meet the Artist & Friends

  • Sunday 14 August 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Natalie Popovski and friends as they reflect on the process of opening their homes as subject matter for the exhibition Absorption. Stay afterwards for an informal chat and refreshments in the Gallery Foyer.

Limited walk-ins, booking is recommended.

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Image credit: René Bolten, Cooking Time (detail) 2022, oil on canvas. Image courtesy the artist

Still Life: Beyond the Visual Oil Painting Workshop

  • Sunday 28 August 2022 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join artist René Bolten in this one day oil painting Masterclass that looks at ways to bring deeply felt personal connections to the still life genre.

Cost $190

Bookings essential.