Programs and Events

SAM Public Program: July to December 2016

You can now book online for SAM public programs and events.

PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS

Educator’s Evening
Wednesday 17 August 2016

Join SAM for a glass of wine and cheese as we view works by the seven shortlisted 2016 ICAA finalists.

Exhibition resource material will be available.

Date: Wednesday 17 August
Time: 5.00 to 6.00pm
Audience: All teachers
Venue: SAM
Cost:  Free
Bookings: Click here to book

Indigenous Ceramic Art Award (ICAA) Panel Discussion
Saturday 20 August 2016

Join the panel as they discuss: Are Art Prizes and Awards the way to go? What model best supports contemporary Indigenous art and artists?
Chair - Rebecca Coates.
Panel - Kimberley Moulton and Tiriki Onus.

Date: Saturday 20 August
Time: 2 to 3.30pm
Audience: All ages
Venue: Eastbank, function room 2
Cost: Free
Bookings: Click here to book

ICAA 2016 Ceramics Masterclass (1)
Sunday 21 August 2016

Join ICAA finalist Janet Fieldhouse for a practical workshop exploring her techniques and making processes.

Date: Sunday 21 August
Time: 10am to 12noon
Audience: Adults
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Bookings: Click here to book

2016 ICAA Ceramics Masterclass (2)
Sunday 21 August 2016

Join ICAA finalists Auntie Cynthia Hardie and Jack Anselmi from Gallery Kaiela, Shepparton for a practical workshop exploring their techniques and making processes.

Date: Sunday 21 August
Time: 1.30 to 3.30pm
Audience: Adults
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Bookings: Click here to book

Education: Life on the River Clay building workshop
Saturday 3 September 2016

Drawing on the concept of a midden, and local knowledge about life on the Goulburn River pre-settlement, these teachers will learn a number of hand-building techniques and how to make a pressed mould using found objects and clay.

Date: Saturday 3 September
Time: 10.00 to 11.30am Mooroopna and 12.15pm to 4pm SAM
Audience: All teachers
Venue: Mooroopna river bank and SAM
Cost:  $60 (incl. lunch)
Tutors: Jack Anselmi and Aunty Cynthia Hardie
Bookings: Click here to book

Education: Sustainable Living and Weaving using Native Plants Weaving workshop
Tuesday 20 September 2016

Be introduced to native plants that can be used for creating sustainable school gardens and as a source of fibres for weaving. Hear about local native plant use and native garden design and learn indigenous weaving techniques that relate to the gathering of food.

Date: Tuesday 20 September
Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Audience: All Teachers
Venue: Australian Botanic Gardens, Tip Road, Kialla and SAM workshop room
Cost: $60 (incl. lunch)
Tutors: Eva Ponting, Aunty Cynthia Hardie and Alex Sislov
Bookings: Click here to book

Middens and Memories (5-9yrs and 10-14yrs)
Wednesday 21 September 2016

Gain insight into the local traditions of the Yorta Yorta people. Children will make objects out of caly that reference the sourcing of food, building knowledge that deepens understanding and value of culturally significant sites.

5 - 9 years

Date: Wednesday 21 September
Audience: 1.30 to 3.30pm for 10 - 14 years
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Artists: Jack Anselmi and Auntie Cynthia Hardie
Bookings: Click here to book.

10 - 14 years

Date: Wednesday 21 September
Audience: 10.30am to 12.30pm for 5 - 9 years
Cost: $20 (Friends $18)
Artists: Jack Anselmi and Auntie Cynthia Hardie
Bookings: Click here to book.

Family Walking Tour
Thursday 22 September 2016

Join SAM and Gallery Kaiela staff for a guided tour of exhibitions at both venues and discuss the artwork over morning tea.

Date: Thursday 22 September
Time: 10 to 12noon
Audience: Families
Venue: SAM and Gallery Kaiela
Cost: Free
Bookings: Click here to book

Painting Stories: Aboriginal Signs and Symbols
Friday 23 September 2016

Learn to read a painting through Aboriginal signs and symbols used to reference Country, cultural protocols and traditional visual language. Create your own story using paint and mixed media.

Date: Friday 23 September "
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Audience: 9 to 13 years
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost:  $15 (Friends $13)
Tutor: Tammy-Lee Atkinson
Bookings: Click here to book

The Art of Zen
Saturday 8 October 2016

Join Nell for an artist led meditation inside her exhibition at SAM.

Date: Saturday 8 October
Time: 11am to 11.30am 10.50am for 11.00am start
Audience: All welcome
Venue: SAM
Cost: Free
Bookings: Click here to book

Meditation cushions provided.

Nell: Artist’s floor talk
Saturday 8 October 2016

Hear from the enigmatic Nell about Buddhism, rock ‘n’ roll and her artistic practise before the opening.

Date: Saturday 8 October
Time: 3.00 to 4.00pm
Audience: All Welcome
Venue: SAM
Cost: Free
Bookings: Click here to book
 

Educator’s Evening and Meditation Nell
Thursday 13 October 2016

Join SAM for a glass of wine and cheese as we view the exhibition Nell. Life, death and rebirth; sex, Zen and ‘rock n roll’, play out as key themes across the artist’s oeuvre in this survey exhibition.

Prior to the tour, you are invited to join us for meditation and mindfulness with Dr Lisa Shortridge.

Date: Thursday 13 October
Time:  Meditation - 5.00 to 6.15pm & Tour and wine - 6.15 to 7.15pm
Audience: All teachers
Venue: SAM
Cost:  Meditation  - $12 (Friends $10) & Tour and wine - Free
Bookings: Click here to book

Meditate with Art
Tuesday 18 October 2016

Meditate in the gallery space1

Join local holistic health practitioner Dr Lisa Shortridge to learn practical tips on meditation and mindfulness in everyday life.

Date: Tuesday 18 October
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm
Audience: All levels welcome
Venue: Inside Nell exhibition at SAM
Cost: $12 (Friends $10)
Bookings: Click here to book

Meditation cushions provided.

Education: All Hallows’ Eve
Wednesday 19 October 2016

This is part one of a two part workshop

The Spirits Live On And Are Everywhere

View Nell’s major installation The Wake inspired by Japanese funerary objects known as ‘Haniwa’. Learn ceramic coiling techniques as you make your own spirit form.

Date: Wednesday 19 and 26 October
Time: 5.00 to 7.30pm
Audience: All teachers
Venue: SAM
Cost: $40
Tutor: Kaye Poulton
Bookings: Click here to book

Ghosts, Ghouls and Magical Spirits: Clay Workshop
Saturday 22 October 2016

6 - 9 Years

Make your own spooky ghost sculpture from ceramics inspired by Nell’s major installation The Wake -  just in time for Halloween.

Date: Saturday 22 October
Time: 10.30am to 12noon
Audience: 6 to 9 years
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $18 (Friends $15)
Tutor: Kaye Poulton
Bookings: Click here to book

Monster Mashup: Clay workshop
Saturday 22 October 2016

10 - 15 years

Taking inspiration from Nell’s The Wake, make your own spooky monster or ghost sculpture to help you scare your friends this Halloween.

Date: Saturday 22 October
Time: 1.30 to 3.30pm
Audience: 10 to 15 years
Venue: SAM workshop room
Cost: $23 (Friends $20)
Tutor: Kaye Poulton
Bookings: Click here to book

All Ages Rock ‘n’ Roll Yoga
Sunday 23 October 2016

Exercise in the park to a set list of AC/DC hits curated by the artist Nell.

Date: Sunday 23 October
Time: 11.00am to 12noon
Audience: All levels welcome
Venue: Queens Gardens - Cnr Wyndham & Nixon Street, Shepparton
Cost: Free
Tutor: Kate Hall from Prasanna Yoga
Bookings: Click here to book

Yoga mats and blankets supplied.

Lunchtime Yoga Nidra
Wednesday 26 October 2016

Meditate with art.

Learn deep relaxation techniques through Yoga Nidra.

Date: Wednesday 26 October
Time: 12noon to 12.45pm
Audience: All levels welcome
Venue: Inside Nell exhibition at SAM
Cost: $12 (Friends $10)
Tutor: Kate Hall from Prasanna Yoga
Bookings: Click here to book

Yoga mats and blankets supplied.

Education: All Hallows' Eve
Wednesday 26 October 2016

This is part two of a two part workshop

The Spirits Live On And Are Everywhere

View Nell’s major installation The Wake inspired by Japanese funerary objects known as ‘Haniwa’. Learn ceramic coiling techniques as you make your own spirit form.

Date: Wednesday 19 and 26 October
Time: 5.00 to 7.30pm
Audience: All teachers
Venue: SAM
Cost: $40
Tutor: Kaye Poulton
Bookings: Click here to book

Education: Contemporary Art on the Road
Thursday 24 November 2016

Join SAM and other key industry organisations as we investigate approaches to museum learning with a focus on the Victorian Curriculum - Foundation to Year 10 for the Arts and contemporary art practices.

Artist Minna Gilligan will lead a hands-on activity.

Date: Thursday 24 November
Time: 9.30am to 4.00pm
Audience: Foundation to Year 10 teachers VCE Art, Studio Arts and  Visual Communication teachers
Venue: Alex Rigg Room, 1st floor, Eastbank
Cost: Free
Presenters include:                
Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA)                                            
Gertrude Contemporary                
Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)                
SAM
Bookings: Click here to book