- East Gippsland Art Gallery 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.
- Available for individual or community group hire.
- East Gippsland Art Gallery is principally funded by East Gippsland Shire Council and supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.
East Gippsland Art Gallery strives to bring a bold arts and culture program to East Gippsland. We invite you to join the Gallery’s circle of supporters and contribute towards this goal by making a donation or become a member today.
Portrait Exhibition–Face to Face
28 July–27 August (West Gallery)
ten artists from Bungalook Studio
Rose Coloured Glasses–Become oblivious to the negative
28 July–27 August (East Gallery)
discovered and uncovered by students of the Rhonda Gray Art School
We are made of star stuff
01 September–01 October
Jennifer Hawkins uses installation to develop symbols simplified to their essence, then works the detail by hand so that each piece is different. And she likes to make big statements.
Joyful and Triumphant–Christmas in July
24 June - 23 July
An exhibition of works initiated by the Johnston Collection and originally held at Fairhall Exhibition House East Melbourne in late 2015, early 2016. A regional arts initiative celebrating creativity across Gippsland and supported by the East Gippsland Shire Council and Creative Gippsland.
Artist Floor Talk
Margaret Fox and Jenny Romano
Saturday 2 July 2016 11.30am
Saturday 9 July 2016 11am
Come and Play - All of May
A celebration of the Arts of Gippsland. With master classes, workshops, artist talks and demonstrations.
NGV Kids on Tour 2016
19 January - 21 January 2015 | FREE in-gallery activities
Art and Life in Cuba
Mary Ann Olding talking about life in Cuba and the cartoons in the exhibition – Coffee and cakes provided.
Gippsland contemporary jeweller Jill Hermans started working with the metal shibuichi at university, and now her designs using the metal are a popular choice with locals.
Autumn at East Gippsland Art Gallery celebrates our landscape and the people who live here with some great exhibitions. Be excited, be inspired and be challenged. Become involved.
Winner of 22nd national East Gippsland Shire Council Hal Porter Short Story Competition 2015 announced
The winner of the $1000 prize for the 22nd national East Gippsland Shire Council Hal Porter Short Story competition is Melbourne writer Amanda Wilson for her short story titled
Mr and Mrs Hopper, Room Eighteen.
East Gippsland Art Gallery's Award for Artist Books
“revolutionise the form of the book”
8–20 August 2016
Renowned tapestry weaver Jennifer Sharpe to create a tapestry with members from the community.
1 Oct - 3 Nov 2015
East Gippsland’s own portraits of people renown – or not!
East Gippsland Art Gallery is pleased to announce the winner of the Ripped Off Archie! Portrait Show People's Choice Award Bairnsdale artist Rhonda Gray for Noel.
Saturday and Sunday 16 and 17 July 2016
East Gippsland Art Gallery is proud to present a two day workshop with artist Deborah Halpern.
Deborah Halpern is a sculptor, mosaic artist and ceramic artist, notable for her prominent and popular works of public art.
Places are limited.
Tue 19 and Thu 21 July
For 2 nights only
Special one off event with professional life model Bea.
Bookings essential - places limited
Saturday 18 June 10am–12noon
Drop in to East Gippsland Art Gallery between 10am and 12pm to catch a free basket weaving demonstration with Susan Martin, a Gunai woman from Orbost.
Volunteering at East Gippsland Art Gallery
Volunteers are the backbone of East Gippsland Art Gallery
Entry is FREE
East Gippsland Art Gallery
2 Nicholson Street
Bairnsdale Victoria 3875
Phone: +61 3 5153 1988
Email: click here
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All items in our Gallery Shop are hand crafted in East Gippsland by individual artists.