Lakes Coast Visitor Guide

LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE | PAGE 43 BAIRNSDALE Gallery celebrates East Gippsland’s artistic spirit Located within one of Bairnsdale's most significant historical buildings, East Gippsland Art Gallery is the centre for visual arts, celebrating the diverse artistic spirit of the region through a vibrant and dynamic program of art and cultural experiences for the whole family. Housed in the former Bairnsdale Shire Council Chambers, built in 1868, this is a popular stop for art lovers on the 'arts trails' of East Gippsland. The Gallery has an ever-changing exhibition calendar that features the work of leading regional artists. Every month it holds exhibition openings, artist talks, events, and art workshops. Gallery Shop The Gallery Shop features hand-crafted work by artisans from across East Gippsland, and features small artworks, jewellery, ceramics, timber work, and other surprising creations. The Gallery provides visitors with an ever-changing environment, and an array of amazing art-related opportunities and experiences. While you're there, ask the friendly staff about the many other creative spaces to explore within the region. East Gippsland Art Gallery is located at 2 Nicholson St, Bairnsdale and is open from 10am – 4pm Tuesday to Friday, and Saturdays from 10am - 2pm. Entry is free. For more information and details of current and forthcoming exhibitions, visit The East Gippsland Art Gallery Shop features an array of hand-crafted work by artisans from across East Gippsland. PB8324