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					AUSTRALIAN ART COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO PUBLIC & REGIONAL GALLERIES • VIC




GIPPSLAND ART GALLERY, SALE




Featuring three exhibition spaces and a sculpture courtyard, the
Gippsland Art Gallery in Sale presents a diverse exhibition program of
contemporary and traditional artworks by local, national and
international artists.
   The Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale was established in 1965. On its 30th
anniversary, the gallery relocated to its current premises at Wellington
Shire's Port of Sale Civic Centre. Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale is
principally funded by the Wellington Shire Council with assistance from
the Victorian Government through Arts Victoria.
   The gallery's permanent collection focuses on artworks related to or
produced in Gippsland, and works by Australian artists with themes
that relate to land and the natural environment. The collection consists
of paintings, works on paper, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, woodwork
and metalwork, and includes artists of both national and international
                                                                              GIPPSLAND ART GALLERY, SALE
significance.                                                                 Port of Sale Civic Centre
   The gallery is also the custodian of the Victoria State Craft Collection   68-70 Foster Street
(Wood Collection) and artworks from the Construction and Building             Sale VIC 3850
Industry (CBUS) Superannuation Collection. Unless on periodic display,        Phone: (03) 5142 3372
all works from the permanent collection are held in storage.                  Fax: (03) 5142 3373
   The gallery gift shop stocks a wide range of books on art and art          Email: enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au
history. Jewellery, ceramics, glassware and other unique merchandise          Web: www.wellington.vic.gov.au/gallery
by established and emerging designers, together with a wide selection         Admission: Free
of gift cards are also available.                                             Opening hours:
   The adjoining cafe Relish @ the Gallery provides light refreshments,       Monday – Friday              10am – 5pm
lunch and dinner and is open seven days a week. Seating is available          Saturday – Sunday            12pm – 4pm
indoors with views over the Port of Sale, or outdoors in a choice of two      Public holidays please check with the gallery.
courtyard areas. For bookings, contact (03) 5144 5044.




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