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3 October, 2018 —  Presented alongside Shepparton Art Museum’s 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award, join Kimberley Moulton, Senior Curator at Museums Victoria, for a lecture titled: First Peoples Art and the Archive; the Intersection of Historical Collections and Contemporary Artists and Makers.  
27 August, 2018 —  The Shepparton Art Museum is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award - Yhonnie Scarce, for her work, Servant and Slave, 2018.  
26 March, 2018 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is delighted to announce the seven shortlisted artists who will present work in the 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA) in August this year. The Award celebrates and supports the rich and diverse use of the ceramic medium by Indigenous artists and art collectives and acknowledges the unique talents of ceramic artists.  
8 March, 2018 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) goes local from 29 March to 13 May, spotlighting the practice of regional artists with three exhibitions, SAM Local Spotlight, SAM Local: Best of Friends and SAM Education Lab. An official opening will be held on Wednesday 28 March from 5.30 to 7.30pm, and all are welcome to attend and support their local artists.  
20 February, 2018 —  Works reflecting on the intersections of art and activism, by one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Raquel Ormella, will be exhibited at SAM from 26 May to 12 August 2018.  
10 January, 2018 —  Shepparton Art Museum is pleased to present Soft Core, an exhibition of newly commissioned and recent work by 12 Australian and International artists whose work questions the fluctuating meaning of softness.  
4 January, 2018 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is proud to launch its first quarterly program for January to April this week, as well as its complete 2018 exhibition program online for all to engage with, participate in and share.  
4 January, 2018 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is pleased to announce applications will open for its 2018 Indigenous Ceramic Award (ICA) from Monday 15 January to 5 March.  
20 October, 2017 —  From 31 March to 13 May 2018, Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will go local, spotlighting artistic practice from the region with three exhibitions: SAM Local Spotlight; Best of Friends; and SAM Education Lab. Local artists of all ages are encouraged to share their creativity and get involved!  
26 September, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) and Geelong Gallery have joined together with MPavilion to deliver a new special regional program of workshops and public events designed to connect community groups, cultural institutions and government bodies, and to foster meaningful conversations around design.  
14 September, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is excited to present Cover Versions: Mimicry and Resistance as its major Summer exhibition. Featuring the works of thirteen artists and collectives, the exhibition explores ideas around mimicry and impersonation, re-performance or reiteration, as artists and collectives expand on the notion of the cover version and its subversive potential within the digital age.  
6 September, 2017 —  The Victorian State Government has given the green light for the new Shepparton Art Museum development that’s set to create jobs, boost tourism and grow the local economy.  
17 August, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is excited to open Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia on Friday 25 August, 5.30 – 7.30pm. This National Gallery of Australia travelling exhibition celebrates some of the most significant work made by Indigenous photographers, video and multimedia artists in the last five years.  
18 July, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will host Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia from 26 August to 29 October 2017. This travelling exhibition, produced by the National Gallery of Australia, celebrates some of the most significant work made by Indigenous photographers, video and multimedia artists in the last five years.  
17 June, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is excited to announce the winner of the biennial Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Art Award (SMFACA), the premier national Award for artists working in the ceramic medium.  
2 June, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) presents the sixth iteration of its Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award (SMFACA) from 17 June to 13 August 2017. The five shortlisted artists for this year’s $50,000 acquisitive award are: Glenn Barkley, Karen Black, Laith McGregor, Jenny Orchard and Yasmin Smith. The winner of the award will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on Saturday 17 June.  
26 May, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum’s 27th Drawing Wall artist Bundit Puangthong will be live in creating new work directly outside SAM in the Eastbank Centre from Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June.  
20 April, 2017 —  Greater Shepparton City Council is excited to announce the winner of the new Shepparton Art Museum architectural competition is Denton Corker Marshall.  
4 April, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is pleased to announce a new Learning Partnership with The University of Melbourne. The partnership will support the development of significant Indigenous initiatives and activities, embed teaching and learning opportunities for staff and students and establish a platform for collaborative, interdisciplinary cultural impact research.  
3 April, 2017 —  An exciting position exists for a Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) Business Development Manager. This is a new position for the new Shepparton Art Museum Project and the ongoing structure of new SAM.  
3 March, 2017 —  From 1 April to 4 June 2017, Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) presents FRESHWATER, an exhibition that considers how water reflects ecological, cultural, political and economic realities.  
1 February, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is delighted to announce the five shortlisted artists who will present new artworks in the 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award (SMFACA). The Award celebrates and promotes contemporary Australian artists working in the ceramic medium. With $50,000 in prize money, the SMFACA cements its place as the premier Australian acquisitive ceramic art award.  
3 January, 2017 —  Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is proud to launch the SAM Program for January to April this week. Showcasing four jam-packed months ahead, the SAM Program outlines temporary exhibitions, upcoming workshops, talks and other special events, as well as everyday offerings for all to enjoy.  
2 December, 2016 —  Friday 10 December to Sunday 15 January, 2017  
1 December, 2016 —  Leading up to Christmas receive 10% of at the SAM shop each Friday.  
28 November, 2016 —  SAM festive season opening hours.  
25 November, 2016 —  Drawing Wall #25: Elizabeth Gower will be on display until Sunday 12 February, 2017.  
4 November, 2016 —  Ironwood totem carvings have been donated to SAM collection through a major Cultural Bequest.  
26 October, 2016 —  Entries for SAM’s (Shepparton Art Museum) 2017 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award (SMFACA) will open online Thursday 27 October 2016, with a $50,000 prize awarded to one of five shortlisted Australian artists.