SAM Moves: Outdoor Dance Party

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Friday 21 January SAM Moves: Dance Party Dance workshop with performer Robert Baxter Half-hour sessions from 10:30-12:00pm at SAM For kids and families FREE Show us your moves at our summer dance party! Led by performer Robert Baxter, kids will learn some new dance moves and choreography in this fun workshop. Kids can enjoy an engaging morning with DJs and dance instruction […]

SAM Art Club

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Art Club Clay animals with the SAM team 10:30-12:00pm at SAM For primary school kids, aged 6 - 12 General Admission $5 SAM Art Club is an adult-free zone for kids to explore the museum in new and exciting ways! Taking inspiration from the beloved characters X and Ray in Lin Onus: The Land Within, kids will create their […]

SAM Sketch: Building Superheroes

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Monday 17 January  SAM Sketch: Building Superheroes Illustration and Character Design with Travis De Vries  10:30-12:00pm for primary school aged kids over ZOOM 1:30-3:30pm for secondary school aged students over ZOOM FREEIn this workshop kids will learn techniques to create narratives and build their own characters. Kids will spend time developing a character, giving them powers, relating them […]

SAM Presents: We Can Be Heroes

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Presents: We can be heroes  Activities for young superheroes  10:30-12:30pm at SAM For kids and families  FREE Join us for a jam-packed day of superhero action these school holidays at SAM. Come to one or all the activities, whatever fits into your busy superhero day. Come dressed up as your favourite superhero or a person you look up to! Enjoy […]

Fresh: GV Top Art & Design 2021 Awards Night

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

The Shepparton Art Museum is delighted to invite you to the award presentation for the Fresh GV Top Art & Design 2021.WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER, 20214.30 to 6pm, presentations from 5pmSponsored by La Trobe University, awards will be presented to one student in the following categories:PaintingDrawingCeramicsPhotography & Digital MediaAwards will be presented by Elizabeth Capp, Head […]

SAM Makes: Thrown Ceramics

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

A practical workshop for adults with ceramicist Kaye Poulton Monday 22, 29 of November and 13 December 6:00pm – 8:00pm at SAM WorkshopGeneral Admission $240(Friends of SAM receive a 10% discount on events)Learn the basics of wheel-based ceramics in this workshop series led by ceramicist Kaye Poulton. Over three weeks, participants will be introduced to the techniques of throwing, trimming and glazing their pieces. If you have always wanted to have a turn on the pottery wheel or are returning […]

SAM Sketch: Birds of SAM

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Sunday 21st of November, half-hour sessions from 1.00pm – 4.00pm at the SAM ForecourtCreate collages with GV artists Kristen Retallick and Rachel DollerDiscover the species of local fauna surrounding the SAM lake in this practical workshop for adults and families. Exploring SAM’s wetlands and the birds found within them, learn how to recreate your own […]

Build It and They Will Come

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Sunday 21 November at 11.00am – 12.00 pm at the SAM forecourt overlooking the lakeSAM presents a panel discussion exploring the journey of our new museum.Join us as we hear from key stakeholders and industry professionals speak on the vision, journey, and build of the new SAM. Many years in the making, the new SAM […]

SAM Scholars Term Four

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Art students, want to make your mark with art? Join artist Troy Firebrace for a 5-week painting workshop in SAM's new workshop space! Work upscale or downscale, paint on canvas boards or walls, onsite or online! Be inspired by his stunning and symbolic art style. The 1.5 hr workshops will be taking place consecutively every […]

SAM Sketch with Jamie Marcetic

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Sketch with Jamie Marcetic Spring School Holiday Program A virtual sketchbook club for kids! Join us in this dynamic, engaging drawing workshop led by GV artist Jamie Marcetic. Kids and young at heart play along over ZOOM to create their own weird and whacky monsters! A fun way to get the kids thinking creatively […]

SAM Sketch with Moorina Bonini

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Sketch with Moorina Bonini Spring School Holiday Program A virtual sketchbook club for kids! What makes you, you? Is it your fingers or toes? Is it where you come from or where you’re going? In this workshop, join artist Moorina Bonini in exploring your own identity and create an imaginative artwork that matches your […]

SAM Sketch with Kristen Retallick

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM is supporting local talent to inspire creativity in our region during lockdown. Connect to your surroundings with artist Kristen Retallick in this watercolour painting workshop. Exploring your home environment, learn how to use natural materials to create a unique composition in your sketchbook. For this workshop you will need paper, pencils or markers, white-out, […]

SAM Scholars Term 3

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Are you a passionate Art and Design student in years 10-12?  SAM is offering a FREE five week onsite and online workshop series! We are excited to welcome senior students to this series of workshops in SAM's new workshop space! Join ceramicist Kaye Poulton and explore your creativity with ceramic sculpture. SAM Scholars in Term […]

Free

SAM Sketch with artist Liv Lee

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

SAM Sketch with artist Liv Lee A FREE virtual sketchbook club for all via ZOOMWednesday 14th and 21st of July from 5:30pm – 6:30pm (with discussion and questions after class) Join us for another online edition of SAM’s popular program SAM Sketch led by artist and illustrator Liv Lee. In these workshops you will learn […]

FREE

SAM Talks: Public Art, House of Discards

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Tuesday 6th of July from 12:30-1pm FREE on ZOOM  Located on the forecourt of SAM, Tony Albert’s House of Discards, 2019, is a major sculptural artwork standing around five metres high. Made using supersized playing cards translated into metal, this deck strips the cards of colour and form and stacks them in a monochromatic arrangement […]

FREE

Online Teacher PD workshop: Studio Practice for the Art Room

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Thanks to all the innovative teachers who joined art educator Francine Sculli for the two-part online teacher professional development workshop for teachers in the Greater Shepparton Region and beyond.  These two workshops explored Teaching for Artistic Behaviour (TAB); a choice-based approach for all year levels to empower the voice of the learner. The TAB philosophy advocates that every child as an artist and the classroom as their studio. This […]

Free

Online Teacher PD workshop: Studio Practice for the Art Room

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Thanks to all the innovative teachers who joined art educator Francine Sculli for the two-part online teacher professional development workshop for teachers in the Greater Shepparton Region and beyond.  These two workshops explored Teaching for Artistic Behaviour (TAB); a choice-based approach for all year levels to empower the voice of the learner. The TAB philosophy advocates that every child as an artist and the classroom as their studio. This […]

Free

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 School Challenge Digital Exhibition

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Entries are in, view them here! The top mascots to be chosen soon! Who is SAM? Congratulations to all the students who answered this question and have designed a mascot for new SAM! Included in this resource is: An introduction PowerPoint Lesson outline Research page Art card for primary and updated Artcard Your school entries […]

Free

Drawing Wall #39: Troy Firebrace

Shepparton Art Museum 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Troy’s practice is influenced by his experiences growing up in his hometown of Shepparton and with his family on the banks of the Dungala (Murray river) or Kaiela (Goulburn river). His paintings share his affinity as a Yorta Yorta man with the surrounding red gum forests, rivers and its offshoots.   Induction, 2019 invites us to “walk within two worlds”. Using geometric designs that […]

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 […]

Free

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

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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) – 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 […]

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 […]

Free

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

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 […]

Free

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 […]

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