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VCE Folio Intensive program

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Photo: Photo: Leon Schoots.Folio Intensive program Announcing SAM’s Folio Intensive program for VCE students! Designed to support VCE Unit 4 Art Creative Practice, Art Making and Exhibiting and Visual Communication Design the program includes individual feedback sessions on folios, conversation with further studies educators, and SAM Curator and SAM Exhibition Manager who will use real […]

Free

Make your own beaded jewellery and keyrings – SAM Spring Camp

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Image credit: Shepparton Art Museum, 2023Make your own beaded jewellery and keyrings Date: Wednesday 27th September Time: 11:00am - 12:30pmLocation: Workshops, Level 2Ages 5-10 years, FREEJoin Sam Forrester, SAM First Nations Resident from 2023 to look and respond to key works in the exhibition Dance Me To the End of Love. Young artists will decorate wooden beads to […]

Free

Plant Monster Pots with Katie Zhou – SAM Spring Camp

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Image courtesy of the artist.Plant Monster Pots with Katie ZhouDate: Thursday 28 SeptemberTime: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Workshops, Level 2Ages 4-10 years, $10p.pOn a terracotta plant pot, young artists will have their creativity come to life (almost!). Directed by artist Katie Zhou, young artists will play the scientist as they create something special in SAM Spring […]

$10

Plant Collage Picture Frames with Katie Zhou – SAM Spring Camp

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Image credit: Shepparton Art Museum, 2022Plant Collage Picture Frames with Katie Zhou Date: Thursday 28 SeptemberTime: 11:00am - 12:00pmLocation: Workshops, Level 2Ages 8-15 years, $10p.pJoin Katie Zhou for a mixed-media workshop where young artists will decorate a photo frame combining elements of sculpture, still life and floral arranging. Attendees can choose from an eclectic mix of photo […]

$10

Drop In DIY – Print and Paint Craft – SAM Spring Camp

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Image credit: Shepparton Art Museum, 2022Drop In DIY - Print and Paint CraftDate: Saturday 30 September Time: Drop in between 11:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pmLocation: SAM Amphitheatre All ages, $10p.pDrop-in and create at SAM Spring Camp on Saturday! The SAM Camp team will guide young artists through crafty sessions on the banks of Victoria Park Lake in the […]

$10

Information Session: SAM Open (Cancelled)

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Open 2023: Home, installation view. Photo: Leon Schoots.Information Session: SAM Open (Cancelled)Are you a creative living or working in the Goulburn Valley or Hume region, with an interest in having your work displayed in the SAM Community Gallery?Join us for our upcoming information session about SAM Open 2024 - Shepparton Art Museum's annual open-call […]

Free

Colliding on Canvas with Penny Silver and Bronwyn Morton

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join Tuesday Junction artists Bronwyn Morton and Penny Silver as they lead a hands-on workshop inspired by their exhibition After the Rain. The session will begin with an inspiring artist talk, where you’ll gain an insight into the artists' individual creative practices, followed by a creative workshop where you’ll experiment with a variety of media […]

$75

After the Rain Exhibition Closing Celebration

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

After the Rain Exhibition Closing CelebrationJoin SAM Curator - Community Caroline Esbenshade and the artists of Tuesday Junction for a celebration of After the Rain in SAM’s Community Gallery on its final weekend. This event includes a special panel discussion between the artists and curator exploring the unique exhibition, followed by light refreshments.Date: Saturday 14 OctoberTime: 2PM-4PMLocation: SAM Community Gallery, Level 2FREEBook […]

Free

SAM Deep Dives with The University of Melbourne

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Deep Dives with The University of MelbourneJoin Shepparton Art Museum for a new monthly series of talks and conversation, SAM Deep Dives with the University of Melbourne from September to November 2023.Delving into the themes and ideas of current collection exhibition Dance Me to the End of Love, this series of lectures led by […]

Free

SAM Clay School: Throwing 101

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join Kialla-based ceramicist Denielle Anderson in this throwing clay intensive. No experience needed - this is the perfect opportunity to get your hands messy with clay for the first time. Over four hours, you'll learn everything from wedging clay to throwing your own functional objects.'Throwing' is the technique used to shape clay on the pottery […]

$280

SAM Toddlers presents See Make Play

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Enjoy creative playtime in SAM Toddlers, now with brand-new activities from Melbourne-based creatives See Make Play! Toddlers will experience a hands-on session of sensory play and exploration, with an at-home play pack to be collected at the end to continue the fun.SAM ToddlersEvery first Thursday of each month, March - November 2023, 10.30-11.30AMLevel 2 Workshop, […]

SAM Deep Dives with The University of Melbourne

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Deep Dives with The University of MelbourneJoin Shepparton Art Museum for a new monthly series of talks and conversation, SAM Deep Dives with the University of Melbourne from September to November 2023.Delving into the themes and ideas of current collection exhibition Dance Me to the End of Love, this series of lectures led by […]

Free

SAM Clay School: Back to the Wheel with Denielle Anderson

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join Kialla-based ceramicist Denielle Anderson in this throwing clay intensive for potters who have a solid grip on the basics of the wheel.  Over two hours, you'll build your fundamental skills and techniques on the pottery wheel to introduce new forms, shapes and styles to your repertoire.What's included:- All materials, including clay, tools and access […]

SAM Baby: Sensory Play in the Children’s Gallery

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Enjoy an hour of sensory play and exploration with our new SAM Baby program! Designed to connect both babies and parents, SAM Baby gives you a dedicated space for safe sensory play, connection and creativity whilst experiencing the SAM Children’s Gallery.  Little ones will have their senses stimulated with our range of custom-made sensory toys and […]

The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another | Exhibition Tour with Matthias Arndt

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another | Exhibition Tour with Matthias Arndt Join collector Matthias Arndt for an exclusive tour of The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another - a new major exhibition at SAM featuring over 40 artworks from significant international and Australian artists from the expansive private collection Arndt shares with […]

Free

Friends of SAM AGM (Annual General Meeting)

Shepparton

Friends of SAM AGM (Annual General Meeting)All members of Friends of SAM, their guests, and anyone interested in SAM are invited to come along to the Friends of SAM Annual General Meeting on 29 November.Commencing at 5.45pm, the meeting will also feature informative speakers about SAM and Friends to illuminate aspects of the museum and the Friends […]

Landscape; of sight, of sound | Artist-Led workshop with Ellen Lee

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Landscape; of sight, of sound | Artist-Led workshop with Ellen LeeJoin artist Ellen Lee for a special sketching workshop inspired by her current exhibition Landscape; of sight, of sound.  Over three hours, attendees will venture outside to find inspiration in the natural surrounds, then return to the SAM Workshop to create their own meditative sketches on […]

Art for All: International Day of People with a Disability

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Art for All: International Day of People with a DisabilityTo celebrate International Day of People with Disability, SAM has partnered with the City of Greater Shepparton to present three creative workshops for people of all abilities to join. Designed especially for community members with learning difficulties and intellectual, sensory or physical disabilities, these workshops create […]

Free

Gertrude Contemporary Art on the Road

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Gertrude Contemporary Art on the Road Arts educators are invited to join SAM for Contemporary Art on the Road - a professional development program for educators hosted by Gertrude Contemporary featuring presentations from Monash University Museum of Art and VCAA, followed by a creative workshop led by artist Elyas Alavi.Bringing artists, art educators and teachers […]

Free

SAM Sketch: Still Life in the ARNDT Collection – a SAM Ambassador program

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Sketch: Still Life in the ARNDT Collection - a SAM Ambassador programJoin SAM Engagement Ambassador Emily Crawford as she leads a sketching session in the gallery. Suitable for sketchers of all abilities, attendees will draw inspiration from current exhibition The ARNDT Collection: From One World to Another whilst learning the fundamentals of still-life drawing. Workshop details When: Saturday 9 December, 2.00-3.30pmLocation: […]

Free

SAM Makes: Rock and Roll Robes

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Makes: Rock and Roll Robes Join SAM Engagement Ambassador Mel Lindupp as she leads a hands-on upcycling workshop inspired by the works of artist Nell. Together, attendees will breathe life back into pre-loved clothing through fabric painting, borrowing from Nell’s signature rock and roll iconography. This program includes a brief tour of Nell’s works currently on […]

Free

SAM Summer Camp 2024

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Summer Camp 2024 School holidays at SAM are back for the summer! For artists aged 4 - 17, our range of free and low-cost hands-on programs and tours are perfect for keeping kids and teens creating, thinking, and playing while school's out. These holidays, our packed program includes upcycled crafts, Picasso-inspired pottery, zine-making and […]

Free – $30

Exhibition celebration | Ellen Lee: Landscape; of sight, of sound

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Exhibition celebration | Ellen Lee: Landscape; of sight, of soundJoin us at SAM for a celebration of current SAM Spotlight artist Ellen Lee's solo exhibition Landscape; of sight, of sound. In this meditative exhibition, Lee, an Echuca-based artist, presents a series of large-scale abstract works on paper that explore her personal, sensory experience of nature. The exhibition celebration will include a […]

Free

SAM Storytime with Emma from GV Libraries

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Storytime with Emma from GV LibrariesMondays are for MUSH/ROOM at SAM! Join Emma from GV Libraries in the SAM Children’s Gallery for our brand new storytime program. Each session begins with a reading by Emma, followed by a crafting session inspired by Beci Orpin’s funky MUSH/ROOM creations.Cost: FREE - bookings essentialLocation: SAM Children's Gallery, Level 2, Shepparton Art […]

Free

SAM Toddlers presents See Make Play

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Enjoy creative playtime with SAM Toddlers! Toddlers will experience a hands-on session of sensory play and exploration through art activities designed by Melbourne-based creatives See Make Play, with an at-home play pack to be collected at the end to continue the fun.  Please note that this program may use materials such as paint, water and […]

$15

SAM Fresh 2024: Information Session

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Do you have questions about the exhibition or application process? Join us online via Zoom on 8 February for a brief information session, where there will be an opportunity to ask our Curator - Community any questions you may have about SAM Fresh 2024. Date & time: Thursday 8 February, 6:00pm - 7:00pmLocation: Online via ZoomCost: […]

Free

The Urbach 2024: Information Session

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join us for a brief information session discussing The Theodore Urbach Landscape Prize and Studio Scholarship (“The Urbach”) – a new art prize and studio scholarship offered at SAM.The Urbach is designed to encourage continued exploration of Australian landscape painting by contemporary artists. Applications to The Urbach are now open.The Urbach 2024 program is open to […]

Free

SAM Talks | Ryan McGinley: YEARBOOK

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join Melinda Martin, SAM CEO, and Jessica O'Farrell, SAM Head of Exhibitions and Collections, for a conversation about upcoming major photography exhibition Ryan McGinley: YEARBOOK. The pair will discuss McGinley's career, the use of nudity in his practice, and the exhibition's themes and evolution. The conversation will be followed by a Q + A session.YEARBOOK is an official exhibition […]

Free

SAM + OLLY present: Creative Arts and Storytelling (CAS)

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Join the SAM and OLLY teams for Creative Arts Storytelling (CAS) – a new six-week workshop series diving into filmmaking, poetry, and painting. Designed for teens aged 12 to 17, each session of collaborative art-making, facilitated by First Nations community groups and artists, will focus on a different method of creative storytelling to explore themes […]

Free

SAM Club: Science

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Club, our weekly after-school program for primary students aged 8-12, returns for Term 1! This term, we’ll be learning about how art and science can combine through a host of exciting, hands-on workshops facilitated by Twisted Science. Through chemistry, biology, engineering and more, kids will gain a whole new insight into art, creativity and […]

Free