East Gippsland Art Gallery


  • The focal point for visual arts in East Gippsland.
  • A vibrant public gallery showing an average of 20 exhibitions a year.
  • Exhibitions range across all art forms and media and feature local artists as well as artists from intrastate, interstate and abroad.
  • Point of information for a broad range of activites and the region's arts community, galleries and craft outlets.
  • Available for individual or community group hire.
  • Principally funded by East Gippsland Shire Council, Creative Victoria and through generous community donations. 


  • 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

The bird, the bush and the birdwatcher

Fri 26 June–Tue 28 July
This is a major collaborative project between EGAG, Birdlife East Gippsland, Bairnsdale Urban, Picnic Point and Eastwood Landcare groups and Nyerimilang Heritage Park.

Upcoming Exhibition

Cartoons from Cuba

Fri 31 July–Tue 25 August
Orlando Piedra and Ramses Morales Izquierdo

Recent Exhibition

Life Cycle

Fusion Fibre Arts Network Inc
Fri 29 May–Tue 23 June

Events, Activities

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


Recent Events, Activities

Cuban Artists Exhibition Fundraiser

Friday 17 April

Friends of the Gallery organised a Trivia Night to raise money for the upcoming exhibition by the two Cuban artists.

Express Yourself!
Kids on Tour

Thu 22, Fri 23 January 2015


Wednesday 26 November 2014


Touring Exhibition

Calendar July–December

EGAG Artist Books Award August 2013


“revolutionise the form of the book”

Next award & exhibition August 2016

Featured Artists

Open Artist Participation

Ripped-off Archie!

East Gippsland’s own portraits of people of renown – or not!

EGAG is inviting submissions of portraits of East Gippsland residents, living or having lived.

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

...and the winner of the $1,000 2014 Award is Kerrin O’Sullivan, Melbourne for Post-Partum



Recent Workshops

Workshop as part of upcoming exhibition - Offshoots by Julie McEnerny

14th March - Bairnsdale. Details to be confirmed
Numbers strictly limited.

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


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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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.