Programs and Events

SAM 80 Year celebration and publication launch
Sunday 5 March 2017

SAM's Collection marks it's 80th year, and you’re invited to celebrate with us at the launch of our publication!

From 3.30pm, you’ll be greeted with a friendly welcome, and if you’re keen, a free fun pack to go on the 80/80 Trail. There’ll be prizes, an opportunity to purchase past exhibition catalogues, and balloons for those who love them!

3.30 to 4.30pm: Meet some of the SAM staff and Friends of SAM as they share thoughts on a favourite artwork in SAM’s permanent Collection. This will be very accessible for all ages, in particular, families.

Join us for artist and collection focus talks to include local Yorta Yorta artist Aunty Vera Cooper; and Dr Rebecca Coates, SAM Director with Associate Professor Alison Inglis in conversation on subjects including portraiture in the SAM Collection, and how to hang a good picture.

5.30 to 6.30pm: Celebrate 80 years of SAM’s Collection with the launch of our publication. Opening remarks by Associate Professor Alison Inglis, Art History, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne. Purchase the publication on launch day for the special price of $25 ($30 thereafter).


Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS

In conversation – Gary Hillberg
Sunday 26 February 2017

Join Gary Hillberg, an experimental filmmaker and weekly presenter on RRR Melbourne, as he talks about the process of creating Montages: The Full Cut 1999-2015 alongside Tracey Moffatt. Hillberg will also give insight into the technical process of creating these montage films as he reflects on his film career.

Date: Sunday 26 February      
Time: 2.30 to 4.30pm
Venue: SAM
Audience: All
Cost: Free
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

 

Image Credit: Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg, Love (still), 2003, 21 minutes, looped video, sound, Courtesy the artist, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York

SAM 80 Year celebration and publication launch
Sunday 5 March 2017

SAM's Collection marks it's 80th year, and you’re invited to celebrate with us at the launch of our publication!

From 3.30pm, you’ll be greeted with a friendly welcome, and if you’re keen, a free fun pack to go on the 80/80 Trail. There’ll be prizes, an opportunity to purchase past exhibition catalogues, and balloons for those who love them!

3.30 to 4.30pm: Meet some of the SAM staff and Friends of SAM as they share thoughts on a favourite artwork in SAM’s permanent Collection. This will be very accessible for all ages, in particular, families.

Join us for artist and collection focus talks to include local Yorta Yorta artist Aunty Vera Cooper; and Dr Rebecca Coates, SAM Director with Associate Professor Alison Inglis in conversation on subjects including portraiture in the SAM Collection, and how to hang a good picture.

5.30 to 6.30pm: Celebrate 80 years of SAM’s Collection with the launch of our publication. Opening remarks by Associate Professor Alison Inglis, Art History, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne. Purchase the publication on launch day for the special price of $25 ($30 thereafter).


Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

Friends of SAM Coffee Morning - Explore the Shepparton Festival Textile Exhibition
Wednesday 8 March 2017

See what locals have entered into the annual Textile exhibition.

RSVP to SAM on (03) 5832 9861.

SAM Out Late! First Job Relay
Thursday 16 March 2017

What was your first job? Was it a morning paper run? The local supermarket as a check out chick? Or mowing Mrs Smith’s lawn every other Saturday? Taking inspiration from Tracey Moffatt body of work “First Jobs Series” on show at SAM, join us for a fast paced relay where a range of local Shepparton community personalities talk about their first jobs.

Once a month on a Thursday night join SAM for wine, cheese and conversation. Each month the program will feature local or exhibiting artists, local business people or SAM staff to talk ideas and art in a casual and relaxed setting. This is a great opportunity for the community to gather and contribute to inspiring art conversation. Thursday Nights with SAM is a free event and open all ages. No art knowledge required!

Date: Thursday 16 March
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm
Venue: SAM
Cost: Free
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

SAM Out Late! What’s new to the SAM Collection: New Acquisitions
Thursday 30 March 2017

Join SAM Director Rebecca Coates as she talks about a recent acquisition to the SAM Collection. This is an opportunity to learn about the origins of the artwork along with an insight into the artist.

Once a month on a Thursday night join SAM for wine, cheese and conversation. Each month the program will feature local or exhibiting artists, local business people or SAM staff to talk ideas and art in a casual and relaxed setting. This is a great opportunity for the community to gather and contribute to inspiring art conversation. Thursday Nights with SAM is a free event and open all ages. No art knowledge required!

Date: Thursday 30 March    
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm
Venue: SAM
Cost: Free
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite