East Gippsland Art Gallery


  • 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

Thu 1 Oct–Tue 3 Nov
The Ripped Off Archie! Portrait Show 
East Gippsland's own portraits of people renown - or not!
West Gallery


Martin Shaw Three well-known Australians
East Gallery


Upcoming Exhibitions

Fri 6 Nov–Tue 1 Dec
Fresh Art V

Nagle College Senior students 2015

Recent Exhibitions

Fri 28 Aug–Tue 29 Sep

Pat Waters Face to Face with Asylum Seekers III
East Gallery

Robert Logie
Before Gallipoli, before Eureka: The Gippsland Massacres
West Gallery

Recent Events and Activities

Art and Life in Cuba

Mary Ann Olding talking about life in Cuba and the cartoons in the exhibition – Coffee and cakes provided.

Cuban Artists Exhibition Fundraiser


A Survey

Please Participate

a feedback survey about your experience with East Gippsland Art Gallery’s program and activities...

Calendar July–December

Books Award 

East Gippsland Art Gallery's Award for Artist Books

“revolutionise the form of the book”

Featured Artists

Open Artist Participation

Recent Workshops

Cartooning Workshops for primary and secondary school age children


Ripped-off Archie!

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


East Gippsland Shire Council 2015 Hal Porter Short Story Competition - 22nd year!

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

Guidelines and Conditions for 2015 entries

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.