Exhibition Gallery and Arts Resource Centre


  • The focal point for the visual arts in East Gippsland.
  • Vibrant public gallery showing an average of 22 exhibitions a year.
  • Exhibitions range across all art forms and media and feature local artists as well as artists from intrastate, interstate, national and international.
  • Staff and volunteers provide a broad range of information about the region's arts community, galleries and craft outlets.
  • Available for individual or community group hire.
  • EGAG is principally funded by the East Gippsland Shire Council with support from Arts Victoria.


  • The EGAG exists to promote, stimulate and develop arts and culture in the East Gippsland Shire through a program of high quality, innovative and accessible exhibitions and activities.
EGAG Current and Upcoming Shows

Exhibitions & Events

Current Exhibition

Shrine of Rememberance Exhibition
Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914–1919)

October 23–December 2

Upcoming Exhibition

Fine Art for Fine Presents

December 5–December 23


Recent Exhibition

Toyed and True

September 29–October 18




Events, Activities


Wednesday 26 November 2014

Digressions, detours and side tracks - eclectic contributions to a traveling Journal

Recent Events, Activities


10.30am – 11.30am Saturday 10 May

continue the conversation with the artists while enjoying coffee & cake

Mad Hatter’s arTea Party Children’s Activity Day
3 May 2014

1st Session 10am – 11am Kindergarten children

2nd Session 11.30am – 12.30am 9 – 11 year old

Free Family Day at EGAG
Saturday 29 March 2014 between 10am & 2pm
All Welcome

Volunteers orientation day
4pm, Wednesday 12 March 2014


Touring Exhibition

EGAG Artist Books Award August 2013


“revolutionise the form of the book”

Next award & exhibition August 2016

Featured Artists

Open Artist Participation

East Gippsland Shire Council 2014 Hal Porter Short Story Competition - 21st year!

Australian writers are invited to enter a short story, written in any style for the first prize of $1000.

now open - read more & entry form


Recent Workshops

Photographing Artwork
Learn to photograph your artwork for exhibition entry
Saturday 4 October
Lisa Roberts

How to make and perform with hand puppets

Saturday 4 October 2014 9.30am – 4pm

Demonstration by accomplished British artist in palette knife oil painting technique – Saturday 14 December 2013

Washi Naïve art workshop - Saturday 18 January 2014
with Linden Dean

Artist book workshop with Dineke McLean


Friends of EGAG

The lifeblood of EGAG

Exhibitor Information

About Us

Gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday 10am–4pm
Saturday 10am–2pm

Entry is Free

Address: 2 Nicholson Street Bairnsdale Victoria 3875

Phone: 5153 1988
Fax: 5153 1026
Email: click here

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Contact Form and map…
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Jewellery by Jill Hermans

Make your first stop the Gallery shop for Christmas gifts.

The Gallery Shop is a boutique showcase of quality items created by Gippsland artists.