Arts & Crafts

Delve into the thriving art and culture scene all across Gippsland. Stop in and explore quality galleries. Check out local talent that is highlighted alongside works by prominent Australian artists and catch a variety of travelling exhibitions on show.

A number of small villages peppered across Gippsland add flavour to the arts scene. Yarragon is a browser’s delight, and the artisan towns of Fish Creek and Nowa Nowa add a quirky flavour. Visit intimate studios and art galleries where visitors are welcome to browse and buy fine examples of local art and craft, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, woodcrafts, glass, textiles and more.

Time your visit to coincide with one of the exciting cultural events taking place during the year. A highlight of the calendar is the Be Inspired! Creative Gippsland Festival held across several locations throughout May. Art lovers will enjoy the Mirboo North Arty Gras during April, while the key music festivals include the Moe, Jazz and Paynesville Jazz Festivals, Bruthen Blues, and Mossvale Music Festival, all occurring throughout autumn.
Some interesting art & craft locations to visit include:

• Leongatha Art & Craft centre, Cnr. Michael Place and McCartin St, Leongatha
• Meeniyan Art Gallery 84 Whitelaw St Meeniyan
• Town & Country Gallery, Princes Highway Yarragon
• Gecko Art Gallery and Studio, 15 Falls Road Fish Creek
• Ride the Wild Goat Gallery & Workshop, 5 Falls Rd Fish Creek
• Celia Rosser Gallery, 1791 Meeniyan-Promontory Road Fish Creek
• Goosneck Pottery, 60 Kardella Road Kardella
• Valley Plains Pottery, Nicholas Rd, Leongatha South

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