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Recent Press

ArtsHub, The art prize with a 75,000 year tradition, 9 Mar 2022

ArtsHub, 'Temple of culture" opens in regional Victoria, 19 November 2021

Architecture & Design, SAM celebrates opening weekend with brand new exhibitions and commissions, 19 November 2021

Art Guide, The new Shepparton Art Museum is opening, and changing how we think of regional galleries, 17 November 2021

Sydney Morning Herald, Gallery or sculpture? First look inside Shepparton’s new $50 million art museum, 14 November 2021

The Australian, Shepparton Art Museum in northern Victoria about to open, 11 November 2021

 

Recent SAM media releases

 

 

  • New ceramics showcase exhibition and Art Wall mural to open at SAM.
    New ceramics showcase exhibition and Art Wall mural to open at SAM.The second instalments of the Level 1 showcase and the Furphy Art wall will open at Shepparton Art Museum over the next 7 days.Drawing from SAM’s expansive ceramics collection, Social Ceramics is an exhibition that celebrates objects that stand at the centre of our […]
  • Coming June 3: SAM Sounds & SAM after Sunset
    Two exciting live music events to take over the SAM building on 3 JuneOn Friday 3 June, SAM will throw open its doors for a back-to-back sonic feast. From 4pm to 7pm, SAM presents SAM Sounds - a free, all-ages community event bringing live music to spaces across the SAM building. The evening will be […]
  • SAM announces appointment of new CEO
    SAM is pleased to announce the appointment of Melinda Martin as its new CEO, who will commence in the role on 11 July 2022.Following a rigorous recruitment process by the SAM Ltd Board, Melinda Martin joins the SAM team with outstanding credentials, having spent the past 10 years as CEO & Director of Linden New […]
  • Opening 14 May: Liquidarium
    New exhibition in SAM Children's Gallery, Vera Möller's Liquidarium is set to open this Saturday 14 May 2022.SAM is pleased to present Liquidarium, 2022, a new artwork commission in the Children’s Gallery by artist Vera Möller. Liquidarium, an installation environment combining collage and sculpture, draws inspiration from the vibrant ecology of the wetlands of the […]
  • SAM hosts a community iftar dinner
    Shepparton Art Museum will play host to a special Community Iftar Dinner in celebration of Ramadan, the holy ninth month of the Muslim calendar.In partnership with Culture & Co, SAM will host a special Community Iftar Dinner where members of the diverse community of Shepparton will be invited to come together to share a meal […]
  • Three new exhibitions to open at SAM this weekend.
    Three new exhibitions to open at SAM this weekend.Three new exhibitions open at Shepparton Art Museum this weekend, with a full program of free events for all ages and interests.Opening weekend events include official opening remarks, talks with exhibiting artists and Australian War Memorial curators, exhibition tours, and a film screening.Dr Shelley McSpedden, Acting Artistic […]
  • Shepparton Art Museum debuts Art in Conflict alongside solo exhibition by acclaimed Pakistani-born, Melbourne-based artist, Nusra Latif Qureshi and a celebration of local art in SAM Open 2022.
    Shepparton Art Museum debuts Art in Conflict alongside solo exhibition by acclaimed Pakistani-born, Melbourne-based artist, Nusra Latif Qureshi and a celebration of local art in SAM Open 2022.Three unique and timely exhibitions are opening at Shepparton Art Museum this March. SAM is the first venue for a new exhibition by the Australian War Memorial, Art in […]
  • Applications for the Indigenous Ceramic Award 2022 open Wednesday 9 March
    Applications for Shepparton Art Museum’s 2022 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA) will open on Wednesday 9 March. Established in 2007 under the patronage of renowned ceramicist, Dr Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher, the ICA is now Australia’s most prestigious national acquisitive award for ceramics made by Indigenous artists from around the country. Now in its seventh iteration, the ICA has […]
  • Weekend celebration at SAM for Lin Onus: The Land within.
    Weekend celebration at SAM for Lin Onus: The Land within.The Shepparton Art Museum’s first major exhibition, Lin Onus: The Land Within, is set to close on Sunday 13 March. To celebrate this exhibition and the legacy of Lin Onus, SAM will be hosting closing weekend celebrations on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March and community […]
  • SAM at Sunset to launch on March 3rd
    SAM at Sunset is a new event series to take place weekly throughout March and early April at the Shepparton Art Museum bar terrace on level 4 of the SAM Building.Open to the public, this ticketed event will allow the community to come and enjoy the one-of-a-kind view in Shepparton overlooking Victoria Lake.Andrew Gooley, Acting […]
  • The Shepparton Art Museum is now seeking applications for the new CEO.
    The search is now underway to appoint a highly capable and engaged leader who will lead Shepparton Art Museum in its next stage of exciting growth. Stephen Merrylees, Shepparton Art Museum Board Chair said “We are excited to be underway to recruit the next passionate and committed Chief Executive Officer for the Shepparton Art Museum. The […]
  • Shepparton Art Museum 2022 Exhibition Program announced
    Shepparton Art Museum 2022 Exhibition Program AnnouncedThe Shepparton Art Museum has today announced its 2022 exhibition program. Over the next 12 months, SAM will stage 14 new exhibitions across all five floors. In 2022, SAM will present exhibitions that connect with locally relevant stories and histories, celebrate Australian artists and continue to foster national institutional relationships. SAM […]
  • Opening 22 January: COVID-Collaborations: A Shared Step on a Long Journey
    The Shepparton Art Museum is delighted to partner with the Shepparton Festival to present William Kelly’s COVID-Collaborations: A Shared Step on a Long Journey.The exhibition features collaborative works by 28 international artists and poets initiated by local Goulburn Valley artist, William Kelly. The exhibition is a continuation of the project COVID-Collaborations that was presented as […]
  • Shepparton Art Museum appoints acting CEO and Artistic Director
    The Shepparton Art Museum Board of Directors has appointed Senior Curator, Dr Shelley McSpedden as Acting Artistic Director and Business Manager, Andrew Gooley as Acting CEO as the Board prepares for a national search for the next Director of the Shepparton Art Museum. SAM Ltd Board chair, Stephen Merrylees said: “The Board of Directors are delighted […]
  • Applications now open for SAM Squared.
    Applications for the Shepparton Art Museum’s new program SAM SQUARED opens Tuesday 14 December 2021. Drawing inspiration from SAM’s much loved and celebrated ‘SAM Local’ suite of exhibitions, SAM SQUARED celebrates local creativity all year round in the dedicated exhibition space, the Williamson Community Gallery at the new Shepparton Art Museum. Local artists and creatives will have […]