People are starting to pop over to Tweed River Art Gallery for a look and to escape flood waters around the area.
People are starting to pop over to Tweed River Art Gallery for a look and to escape flood waters around the area.

When flooding gets you down, there’s always art

THE Tweed River Art Gallery is open for business today despite Murwillumbah still being inundated with flood waters.

Gallery assistant director Anne Shardin said it was business as usual at the gallery today, which had been unaffected by flooding.

"We've very lucky that the gallery has had no flood damage," she said.

Ms Shardin said the only question was could people get through the flood waters to visit.

"That the million-dollar question people keeping asking is, 'can we get to you from the south'?"

She said a few people had already visited the gallery this morning.

Ms Shardin said flood waters seemed to be subsiding rapidly around Murwillumbah.

"If you need a break from thinking about the devastation and muddy water around your yard, come in."

She said the Margaret Olley exhibition was the gallery's current drawcard.

"It's exquisite and I think everyone should see it."

The gallery is open as normal from today until Sunday, 10am-5pm DST.



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