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SAM On Tour – Craftivism: Dissident Objects and Subversive Forms

This major collaborative, playful and immersive exhibition features the work of 18 contemporary Australian artists and artist collectives. Dates Shepparton Art Museum24 November 2018 - 17 February 2019 Touring to:Warnambool Art GalleryWarnambool, Victoria2 March – 5 May 2019 Mornington Peninsula Regional GalleryMornington, VIC18 May – 21 July 2019 Museum of Australian DemocracyCanberra, ACT6 September – […]

A Finer Grain: Selected Works from the SAM Collection

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

An exhibition presenting key and lesser-known works by Australian women artists from the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) collection. Spanning the full breadth of SAM’s 83 year collection history, we have taken a chronological approach, loosely grouped by decade from the date of creation. Artworks span a range of medium and subject, and showcase the breadth […]

Free

Showcase #25: Sandra Bowkett

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Showcase #25: Sandra Bowkett, Clay // Fire is a collection of ceramic vessels that explore and make visible the energy of wood-firing on earth materials.  Interestingly, these Showcase pieces were fired at Sandra's home studio in Tallarook, in a wood-fired kiln she built herself in 2013. ⁠ ⁠ Many of you will know Sandra's name as her […]

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SAM Local Spotlight: Madeline Wright

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

The five exhibitions that make up the 2020 SAM Local exhibition are full of exciting and diverse artists and creatives that will surprise and delight visitors. SAM Local Spotlight is an opportunity for an artist with local connections to hold a solo exhibition at SAM.   Madeline Wright’s solo exhibition of object based works in metal, […]

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SAM eduLAB: Nadia Hernández

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM's Education Lab provides a diverse range of students and educators with the opportunity to work directly with an artist and create an immersive installation within SAM's exhibition space.  The 2020 eduLAB will see educational and community groups work with artist Nadia Hernández in the transformation of SAM's gallery into a vibrant, dynamic, story filled […]

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SAM Local: Best of Friends

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Best of Friends is an open access exhibition and it's purpose is to open a window onto the creative practice of many artists working in a range of media in the Goulburn Valley. It is a great way to see what other people are creating and to gain insights into the regional arts sector. A wonderful […]

Free

SAM Little Hands (Online) – May

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

NOW ONLINE: Getting messy and having fun is what SAM Little Hands is all about! Budding artists will experience art-making through play, paint and clay. Join SAM online to continue Little Hands fun from home! With a new video posted every Wednesday showcasing a creative idea to try with things you can find around the […]

Drawing Wall #38: Jahnne Pasco-White.

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Pasco-White’s Drawing Wall, Becoming-other, responds to the environment of Greater Shepparton and the agricultural and aqua industries. Now on to its 38th iteration, the SAM Drawing Wall has become synonymous with celebrating creative talent and connecting artists and the Greater Shepparton Community. This series of large scale commissioned artworks enliven the foyer space at the entrance […]

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SAM Little Hands (Online) – June

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

NOW ONLINE: Getting messy and having fun is what SAM Little Hands is all about! Budding artists will experience art-making through play, paint and clay. Join SAM online to continue Little Hands fun from home! With a new video posted every Wednesday showcasing a creative idea to try with things you can find around the […]

Showcase #26: Irene Grishin Selzer

In partnership with pepite. Shepparton Art Museum is thrilled to be partnering with Melbourne based gallery pépite, to bring emerging contemporary art and design artists to the popular SAM Showcase exhibition space. Representing more than 40 emerging contemporary artists from their Melbourne based showroom, pépite features a collection of one-of-a kind and limited edition works, predominantly ceramics, […]

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The Everyday Comic

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

A series of four FREE online workshops lead by artist Aaron Billings presented on ZOOM. August 26, 5pm to 6.30pm September 2, 5pm to 6.30pm September 9, 5pm to 6.30pm September 16, 5pm to 6.30pm Incorporating the everday, artist Aaron Billings draws on the world around him to tell his stories. Join him and other […]

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Fabric staining with Jahnne Pasco-White

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Online Spring School Holiday Program  For kids 2-12 years, FREE  Want to try something different with the kids these holidays? Learn the tips and tricks of fabric staining with Jahnne Pasco-White, our current Drawing Wall artist, using materials found in your back garden and compost bin! This activity is bound to awake the explorer in […]

FREE

Ceramic fruit with Kenny Pittock

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Online SAM Spring Holiday Program For kids 2-12 years, FREE  Get your hands messy with SAM these school holidays. Click the video below to join Kenny Pittock as he demonstrates how to make fruit that’s good enough to eat using clay and tools found in your kitchen!  Order your materials pack from the SAM web shop and join in on the fun […]

SAM Art Club

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

A FREE online workshop series for kids This is a reoccurring weekly workshop series: Tuesday 27th of October and 10th, 17th and 24th of November (skipping Melbourne Cup day) from 4pm – 5.30pm on ZOOM. Join artist Aaron Billings for a very special online edition of Art Club! Over four weeks, kids will learn about artworks from […]

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The Heart String

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

A FREE weekly online workshop series lead by artist Aiofe Billings Every Wednesday 28th of October and 4th , 11th and 18th of November from 5pm – 6.30pm on ZOOM No matter your cause, artist Aoife Billings has the stitch for you. Join her in this beginner-friendly course of embroidery that will make the heartstrings sing. Learn how to […]

Free – $10

The Heart String – SAM Scholars

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

A FREE weekly online student workshop lead by artist Aiofe Billings Every Thursday 29th of October and 5th , 12th and 19th of November from 5.pm – 6.15pm on ZOOM Art, Design and textiles students, whatever your cause, artist Aoife Billings has the stitch for you. Join her in this beginner-friendly course of embroidery that will make the heartstrings […]

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FRESH: GV Top Art & Design Webinar

VCE Art and Design students zoom in to learn about entering SAM's new Top Art & Design show, from the comfort of home! Hear from Jason Phu, acclaimed artists and one of the judges of the show, along with museum curators. Improve your entry chances, and be in the first exhibition for the amazing new […]

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Sound Seen by Sarah crowEST

Calling on sound-makers of all persuasions! Let's make some noise. From 1 October, we invite you to view and collaborate with our first online commissioned project by Melbourne based artist Sarah crowEST. Experiment with and perform your own translations of crowEST's diagrammatic scores. Using visual scores, the artist asks us to explore the different shapes […]

Teacher PD: Contemporary Art on the Road with Jason Phu

Venue: ONLINE *Please note this program is only available to regional Victorian teachers. Booking: https://www.trybooking.com/BKNMV or phone Siobhan Sloper, Gallery Coordinator, Gertrude Contemporary on (03) 9419 3406 RSVP: Monday, 16 November 2020 Presenters:Siobhan Sloper, Gertrude ContemporaryMelissa Bedford, Monash University Museum of ArtKathryn Hendy-Ekers, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority,Jason Phu, Gertrude Studio Artist Contemporary Art on […]

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Digital Exhibition – Moorina Bonini, Australian Melting Pot, 2018

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Digital Exhibition Moorina Bonini: Australian Melting Pot, 2018 A Blak Dot Gallery digital exhibition touring with NETS Victoria. Curated by Kimba Thompson. Australian Melting Pot (2018) demonstrates an intentional action undertaken to understand the construct of the Australian identity. Through uncovering, re-learning and mixing together, the perfect identity stew is presented. Simmering idealistic fantasies rise […]

SAM Scholars

Are you a passionate Art and Design student in years 10-12? SAM is offering FREE online artist led workshops! SAM Scholars is a program designed specifically for senior students who are keen to develop their skills and understanding of art, design and their related contexts. SAM scholars is also an opportunity to engage with various […]

Free

SAM Sketch with Tegan Iversen

Online Shepparton

A virtual sketchbook club for all Dive into a bright pool of colours with this week’s guest illustrator, Tegan Iversen. Focusing on repetition, participants will learn methods of pattern making using the drawings they create. Tegan’s fun and whacky figures are sure to breathe life into the blank pages of your sketchbook.  For this workshop, […]

Free

SAM Sketch with Rachel Doller

Online Shepparton

A virtual sketchbook club for all Big shapes of bold colours await you in this workshop led by GV artist Rachel Doller. Taking inspiration from their everyday surroundings, participants will learn how to create colourful visuals out of common household belongings. Rachel’s joyful patterns and whacky collages are sure to take you out of your comfort zone in this iteration of SAM Sketch.  For this workshop, you will need plain and coloured paper, […]

Free

SAM Sketch with Tessa Chong

Online Shepparton

A virtual sketchbook club for all Discover the ins and outs of illustrating figures with artist Tessa Chong. Tessa’s drawn figures convey personality, emotion and most often humour! Learn how to breathe life into your own figures in this week’s iteration of SAM Sketch.  For this workshop you will need paper, pencils and gauche or watercolour.    SAM Sketch […]

Free

SAM Sketch with Troy Firebrace

Online Shepparton

A virtual sketchbook club for all Learn how to create stories using visual language in this workshop taught by artist Troy Firebrace. Troy’s practice is heavily informed by his experience as a Yorta Yorta man, a story that he tells through visual symbols. Discover how to create your own symbols and tell your own stories in this week’s iteration of SAM […]

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