Arts & culture

Galleries in Foster and district

Just two hours east of Melbourne you’ll find a wonderful diversity of artists, musicians, painters, photographers, writers, performers, textile artists, sculptors and more. Take time to explore the studios and galleries, and feast your eyes on the richness of what this district  has to offer.

Corner Inlet Picture Framers & Artists’ Supplies

50 Stanley Street, Toora.
Monday – Friday 12.30 pm – 5 pm; Saturday 10 am – 3 pm or by appointment.
Ph: 0418 103 801
Regular window display of local and Melbourne artists.

Gecko Studio Gallery

15 Falls Road, Fish Creek.
Open 7 days 10 am – 5 pm during summer and Thursday to Monday in the quieter months.
Ph: 5683 2481
Monthly exhibitions by local and other artists, picture framing, select art materials, art cards, ceramic tiles and a range of art and craft designs.

Meeniyan Art Gallery

84 Whitelaw St, Meeniyan.
Wednesday to Monday (closed Tuesday) 10 – 4pm. Saturday & Sunday 11 – 5pm.
Ph 03 5664 0101

Ride the Wild Goat Workshop & Gallery

5 Falls Rd, Fish Creek.
Open Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon – 10.30 – 4.30pm.
Ph 5683 2661.
Paintings and one-off hand made furniture by Andrew McPherson.

Stefani Hilltop Gallery

39 Keanes Road, Fish Creek
Open most days 10.30 am – 5 pm.
Traditional art viewed in historic home (5 rooms), set amid an orchard and small vineyard.  Specialising in local landscapes. Prize winning noted artist-in-residence, Bianca Biesuz-Stefani.

Sandy Point Art Gallery

33 Beach Parade, Sandy Point
Ph: 03 5684 1094
Our Art Gallery is OPEN all day, every day.
Resident artist is Mary Shaw

Stockyard Gallery

Main Street, Foster
Open 7 days 10 am – 4 pm
Ph: 5682 1125
This community gallery and gift shop showcases the works of Gippsland artists in a wide range of mediums.

The Celia Rosser Gallery and Banksia Café

View works by this internationally renowned botanical artist

Alison Lester Gallery

Alison Lester is one of Australia’s most loved children’s authors, and she has now opened a gallery in Fish Creek.

1 Falls Road
Fish Creek
Tel: (03) 5683 2352
Open 10am – 4pm

YEP Gallery

YEP stands for Yanakie Earth Pigments,which means that the artists featured in the gallery use local earth pigments in their works.

41A Main Street
Tel: 0408 871 379
Open Thursday-Monday 10am – 4pm
Opening times in winter may vary, so please call.