Exhibitions

Exhibitions

The Great Alpine Gallery features a range of exhibitions throughout the year.

You may find a themed exhibition featuring work by local artists and community members, or an exhibition from a particular artist. The Gallery also supports travelling exhibitions and region-wide events. 

Artists

Artists

Our artists are the lifeblood of the Great Alpine Gallery. The Gallery features the work of multiple artists working across a huge range of media. Many of our artists are also the volunteers you'll find working in the gallery.

Poets Walk

Poets Walk

Swifts Creek resident John Butler was a sculptor and poet who wrote “A River’s Mark” after the 2008 floods. He had a vision of creating the Poet’s Walk consisting of a walking track with six rock cairns with each cairn displaying a verse of his poem.


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The Great Alpine Gallery4 days ago
Here is the second part of our Dance of the Water Dragon event for the East Gippsland Winter Festival held at Poets Walk Swifts Creek and at the Great Alpine Gallery. It was so uplifting for us to see so many locals and visitors joining in after creating lanterns and lizard eggs, some bringing their own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeaeOG8qhcQ
The Great Alpine Gallery6 days ago
There has been so much going on with the amazing East Gippsland Winter Festival that we have been a bit slow at sharing some of the highlights of our Dance of the Water Dragons!! Here is the first of two videos capturing some of the highlights of the day. Enjoy. https://youtu.be/3IjF9qVrJv4?si=na9J5gskwhfy1SZo
The Great Alpine Gallery1 week ago
Great things happening locally and more to come!
The Great Alpine Gallery2 weeks ago
So many great memories made from our recent event "Dance of the Water Dragon". Thank you so much for the wonderful support from our local families and the many people who travelled especially to be part of this celebration of our river and surroundings. Here are a few quick snaps and link to Hibernatorium. https://youtu.be/Xd29FScGURk More to come soon!!!
The Great Alpine Gallery3 weeks ago
Our water dragon has been very busy the last couple of days entertaining everyone here in Swifts Creek and down at Lakes Entrance at the big parade last night. Now our resident lizard is keeping an eye on the ' Hibernatorium' soundscape and videoscape being shown daily in gallery hours until the end of the East Gippsland Winter Festival Thursday to Monday 10.30am to 3.30pm. If travelling to see please check first as we are run by volunteers. M 0408 523 498. More highlights of our wonderful 'Dance of the Water Dragons' coming soon.
The Great Alpine Gallery3 weeks ago
What a great line up!!!
The Great Alpine Gallery3 weeks ago
Dance of the Water Dragon preparations
The Great Alpine Gallery
The Great Alpine Gallery3 weeks ago
. . and it begins at the Poets Walk Swifts Creek with the Dance of the Water Dragon family picnic this Friday from 2pm, with lantern making, face painting and other activities for the young ones, ecologists' talk on the local creatures, a lantern parade led by the giant water dragon to the Great Alpine Gallery, where you will be treated to a soundscape/video/exhibition inspired by our local rivers 🙂