East Gippsland Shire

disCOVER – the inventiveness of artist books exhibition

disCOVER – the inventiveness of artist books exhibition

from April 22, 2017 @ 9:30 AM until May 28, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
Amegilla Gallery

Artist books, similar in some ways but in other ways completely different to traditional books. disCOVER this fascinating contemporary art form that captures the imagination of both artist and viewer

Time : 9.30am – 3.30pm Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sunday


Faces & Places of East Gippsland

Faces & Places of East Gippsland

from May 01, 2017 @ 9:00 AM until May 31, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Karissa Webb and John Munns

Through an early career and a not so early career photographers eyes John Munns and Karissa Webb join forces to present the wonderful and hidden joys of the East Gippsland region.  Find out why people live where they do?

Venue: Artspace, mezzanine floor, Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre.

Times: 9-5pm daily

Make a linocut print with Adelaide Macpherson

Make a linocut print with Adelaide Macpherson

from May 01, 2017 @ 9:30 AM until May 20, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
May 01, 2017 @ 9:30 AM
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Local artist Adelaide Macpherson invites you to come explore the art form of printing at her studio in Bruthen.  Adelaide is running a series of printmaking workshops suitable for beginners and for the more experienced artists to enjoy.

The series of one day workshops include, linocut relief printing, dry point etching on plastic plates, copperplate etching and introduction to monoprints techniques.

Venue: Bruthen Studio (private residence) 113 Dukes Road Bruthen
Times: 9.30 am – 2.30 or 3pm.


Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

from May 01, 2017 @ 2:00 PM until May 19, 2017 @ 4:15 PM

Hacksaw Ridge is a biographical WWII drama following Desmond Doss, a pacifist army medic and devout Christian who is the only American soldier to fight on the front line in WWII without a gun. Desmond attempts to save the lives of 75 men while dodging sniper fire and grenades during the battle of Okinawa.

Rated MA15+ - Contains strong battle violence, blood and gore.

  • Monday, 1 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Bairnsdale Library
  • Tuesday, 9 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Omeo Service Centre
  • Tuesday, 9 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Orbost Service Centre
  • Wednesday, 10 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Lakes Entrance Service Centre
  • Thursday, 11 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Bairnsdale Library
  • Friday, 19 May, 10.30am – 12.45pm, Paynesville Service Centre
  • Friday, 19 May, 2.00pm – 4.15pm, Paynesville Service Centre

Bookings are essential and can be made in person at the library or 5152 4225.

Strange Garden with Eliza Jane Gilchrist

Strange Garden with Eliza Jane Gilchrist

May 03, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Bairnsdale Library

Strange Garden is a beautiful installation that participants enjoy building, looking at, playing in and contributing to using affordable and environmentally sustainable cardboard.

The participants construct individual sculpture which are planted together to create a large scale community artwork.

Two workshops are available:-

  • Workshop One. 3-6 years old
  • Workshop Two: 5-11 years old

Bookings essential as places are limited, contact: Bairnsdale Library – 5152 4225.

Time: Workshop One 1.30-2.30pm and Workshop Two 3.30- 5.30pm

Dry Point Etching Adelaide Macpherson

Dry Point Etching Adelaide Macpherson

from May 05, 2017 @ 9:30 AM until May 27, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
May 05, 2017 @ 9:30 AM
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Local artist Adelaide Macpherson invites you to come explore the art form of printing at her studio in Bruthen.

Adelaide is running a series of printmaking workshops suitable for beginners and for the more experienced artists to enjoy.  The series of one day workshops include, linocut relief printing, dry point etching on plastic plates, copperplate etching and introduction to monoprints techniques

Venue: Bruthen Studio (private residence), 113 Dukes Road Bruthen

Times: 9.30 am – 2.30 or 3pm.