• East Gippsland Art Gallery is the focus point for visual arts in East Gippsland.
  • The Gallery showcases an average of 20 exhibitions per 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.
  • 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 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

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 to East Gippsland Art Gallery today.


Exhibitions & Events

Current Exhibitions

4 Feb–5 Mar
East Gallery
Wong May-po

Mountains and Water

4 Feb-5 Mar
West Gallery
Caroline Crunden and
Deb Jemmeson
The Space Between Us

Upcoming Exhibitions

10 Mar–9 Apr
Postcards from East Gippsland

Recent Exhibitions


5 Jan–23 Jan
Summer Showcase

Celebrating the artistic spirit of East Gippsland

Community Events and Activities


Creative Gippsland

Come and Play - All of May
A celebration of the Arts of Gippsland. With master classes, workshops, artist talks and demonstrations. 


Recent Events and Activities

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.


Upcoming Artist Opportunities

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.

Calendar January–June

EGAG Calendar_Jan_June_2016

Books Award 

East Gippsland Art Gallery's Award for Artist Books

“revolutionise the form of the book”

Featured Artists

Recent Workshops

Cartooning Workshops for primary and secondary school age children

Open Artist Participation


Postcards from East Gippsland
10 March – 9 April 2016

Hello! Postcards from East Gippsland is a celebration of East Gippsland’s natural environment, the Gippsland Lakes, the High Country, the Alpine areas and the Coastal Wilderness and the spirit of the East Gippsland community.

Local artists, children, students and current or past visitors to the region are invited to create postcards of their impressions of East Gippsland.


Arts Focus 2016

14 April - 14 May 2016

East Gippsland On Show is calling for entries in Arts Focus 2016. Arts Focus 2016 will highlight the works by our talented East Gippsland artists with a focus on prints, drawings and ceramics. Applications will be accepted between 1-11 March 2016. 


Ripped-off Archie!

1 Oct - 3 Nov 2015

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

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. 


Volunteering at East Gippsland Art Gallery

Volunteers are the backbone of East Gippsland Art Gallery

Exhibitor Information

About Us


Gallery Hours:
Tuesday–Friday 10am–4pm
Saturday 10am–2pm
Sunday-Monday CLOSED

Entry is FREE

Address: 2 Nicholson Street Bairnsdale Victoria 3875

Phone: +61 3 5153 1988

Email: click here


Bowls by Liz McCarthy

Make your first stop the Gallery Shop for gifts for all occasions.

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