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

Veronica Young
4 Apr–29 Apr

Upcoming Exhibition

Mad Hatters artea Party
2 May–27 May


Recent Exhibition

leaf to landscape
Pauline Crunden & Tracie Toohey
28 Feb–25 Mar

Out of a Tree & A Collection of Miscellany
Di Deppeler & Eileen Thurgood
28 Feb–25 Mar




Events, Activities

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

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


Recent Events, Activities

CANCELLED Veronica Young
Mosaic Artist
Demonstration only

Saturday 12 April 2014
1pm – 3pm
At her studio –


Free Family Day at EGAG
Saturday 29 March 2014 between 10am & 2pm
All Welcome

Volunteers orientation day
4pm, Wednesday 12 March 2014


Touring Exhibition

Expression of Interest
Public Art Design & Installation at EGAG

East Gippsland Art Gallery Inc. is seeking expressions of interest from Artists to deliver a public art installation project at Bairnsdale, East Gippsland.

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

Postcards from the Rabbit Hole

Everyone is invited to be part of the fun and madness of Alice in Wonderland by sending a ‘postcard from the rabbit hole’. Postcards to be received at EGAG by 24 April ...read more

EGOS Inaugural Perpetual Trophy July 2014

Textiles, Jewellery and Woodcraft

2013 Hal Porter Short Story Competition - 20th year!

Australian writers are invited to enter a short story, written in any style for the first prize of $1000.

and the winner is Claire Aman from NSW with “Love Me Tender”

and the winner is..


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

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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.