Eltham Library Community Gallery (ELCG) is a community gallery. Exhibition proposals are sought from individual artists, artist groups or organisations and curators who live, work or study in Nillumbik, or have strong, ongoing links to Nillumbik to exhibit in 2018.

ELCG exhibitors are assisted with:

  • generously subsidised gallery hire of only $40 per week
  • insurance available for eligible exhibitors* for just $22
  • Council does not take a commission on sales
  • Council supports exhibitors with installation and promotions
  • inclusion in ELCG’s annually published exhibition program - 2017 ELCG Exhibition Program(PDF, 604KB)

Applications open 1 July and close 26 August 2017, 5pm.

Submit your online application.

ELCG Location

Eltham Library
Panther Place, Eltham  


Monday-Thursday 10am-8.30pm 
Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm   
Sunday 1pm-5pm
Closed public holidays  

For information contact Sarah Hammond, Project Officer Arts & Cultural Development on 9433 3175 or

Courthouse Poetry Readings

An open mic forum featuring poetry readings by poets and performers from Melbourne and beyond.


Third Thursday of every month from February to November, 7.30pm for an 8pm start


$5 entry includes tea, coffee, wine, biscuits and a ticket in the door prize draw


Eltham Courthouse
728 Main Road, Eltham

For information contact Helen Lucas, Courthouse Poetry Convenor on 0438 339 732