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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.  
25 October, 2016 —  Five architectural teams have been chosen to develop concept designs for the new SAM design competition in Shepparton.  
23 September, 2016 —  In 1976, Aussie rockers AC/DC toured twice to Shepparton. Now, 40 years later the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will salute this historic moment with a major survey show by the devout Buddhist rock ‘n’ roll inspired artist, Nell.  
31 August, 2016 —  September  
24 August, 2016 —  Darren Wardle is the 24th artist to feature on the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) Drawing Wall this week (22 - 26 August 2016).  
22 August, 2016 —  Congratulations to Gallery Kaiela Artists, Jack Anselmi and Cynthia Hardie, Yorta Yorta (VIC), the 2016 ICAA recipients.  
5 August, 2016 —  Join SAM for a series of cultural events over August and September  
2 August, 2016 —  2016 ICAA to open on Saturday 6 August.  
25 July, 2016 —  This week will see the installation of new work in Shepparton Art Museum’s Showcase cabinet by popular ceramic artist, Bridget Bodenham.  
25 July, 2016 —  SAM is delighted to announce that the newly acquired Tent Hill Gully, by Albert Namatjira is now on show. This recent donation from Carrillo Gantner AO, SAM Foundation board member and Chairman of the Sidney Myer Fund Foundation is the first in a line of new acquisitions that will be on display throughout the duration of 80/80: Eighty Years of SAM, The Collection exhibition on the New Acquisitions wall.  
22 July, 2016 —  Greater Shepparton City Council is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitably qualified and experienced architects who are interested in developing concept designs for the proposed new Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) on a site adjacent to Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton.  
18 July, 2016 —  SAM Local Spotlight 10 December 2016 to 15 January 2017  
15 July, 2016 —  Showcase #10 Vanessa Lucas Saturday 30 April to Sunday 24 July