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

East Gallery
Drawing Breath
Penny Carruthers


West Gallery
Poetry of the Land
Deidre Jack

August 29–September 23

Upcoming Exhibition

Toyed and True

September 29–October 21


Recent Exhibition

Paper Arts Gippsland East members’ exhibition
01 August - 26 August




Events, Activities

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

Receptionist / Administrative Officer EGAG

Situation vacant

Applications close Friday, 19 September 2014

Position Description for above position…

EGAG Artist Books Award August 2013


“revolutionise the form of the book”

Next award & exhibition August 2016

Featured Artists

Open Artist Participation

WANTED–handmade toys

Toyed and True 26 Sept - 21 Oct is about handmade toys. Entry form & details...read more

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


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

Recent Workshops

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

read more About Us…
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.