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

Forest Cynthia Boyle

Friday 27 March-Tuesday 28 April
West Galler

Objects from Home Adelaide Macpherson

Friday 27 March-Tuesday 28 April
East Gallery

Upcoming Exhibition


Friday 1 May–Tuesday 26 May
artwork from South Gippsland artists

Recent Exhibition

Offshoots: A Florilegium from Cairns Botanical Gardens Julie McEnerny

Fri 27 February–Sat 21 March

Events, Activities

Trivia Night

Cuban Artists Exhibition Fundraiser

Here is a date to mark on the calendar...Friday 17 April

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

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


Recent Events, Activities

Express Yourself!
Kids on Tour

Thu 22, Fri 23 January 2015


Wednesday 26 November 2014


Touring Exhibition

Official Launch of the Public Art Sculpture

Shelter Tracey Johnson

Monday 30th March 2015 11am - 12noon

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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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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.