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 new CEO will guide us into the next phase and provide inspirational leadership and direction as we continue to grow and develop as a new company and a leader in the regional arts sector in Australia.” 

The SAM Board have been working closely with Slade Group to develop and refine the position. The refined SAM CEO position takes into consideration the recently formed SAM Limited and SAM’s new home in the Denton Corker Marshall designed museum on the banks of Victoria Park Lake. 

SAM is looking to attract a passionate and experienced leader to drive SAM’s vision, embrace the Aboriginal and multicultural community within Shepparton and regional Victoria and oversee the delivery of an engaging and inspiring cultural experience in Shepparton. 

Applications are now being accepted through the Slade Group website and will close on Sunday 13 March 2022. A candidate information pack and application form can be downloaded from the Slade Group website with inquiries regarding the position are to be directed to Trish Mullen at: 


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