Programs and Events

PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS

Make and Do
Tuesday 24 January 2017

NGV Kids on Tour program

Taking inspiration from the SAM exhibition 80/80. Eighty Years of SAM. The Collection and the NGV summer exhibition program come into SAM and join in the fun of creating! Activities include collaborative drawing and making wearable art out of paper.

All materials supplied. Children under the age of 7 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January    
Time: 10.30 to 12noon daily
Venue: SAM workshop
Audience: Families
Cost: Free  
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

The NGV Kids on Tour program is supported by a grant from the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust. This grant provides crucial encouragement to the corporate and philanthropic community to support children’s programming at NGV.

Make and Do
Wednesday 25 January 2017

NGV Kids on Tour program

Taking inspiration from the SAM exhibition 80/80. Eighty Years of SAM. The Collection and the NGV summer exhibition program come into SAM and join in the fun of creating! Activities include collaborative drawing and making wearable art out of paper.

All materials supplied. Children under the age of 7 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January    
Time: 10.30 to 12noon daily
Venue: SAM workshop
Audience: Families
Cost: Free  
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

The NGV Kids on Tour program is supported by a grant from the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust. This grant provides crucial encouragement to the corporate and philanthropic community to support children’s programming at NGV.

Friends of SAM Coffee Morning - Montages Exhibition
Wednesday 8 February 2017

A Guided Tour

Meet Friends while viewing the Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg Featuring Montages: The Full Cut (1999-2015) exhibition at SAM.

RSVP to SAM on (03) 58329 861.

 

Art for Small Hands
Wednesday 8 February 2017 - Wednesday 15 March 2017

Art for Small Hands is an opportunity for very young children and their parents (or carer) to join in creative activities at SAM. Designed to enhance and build relationships between one adult and one child, this program shows parents how to provide low-cost, accessible artmaking experience that can be repeated at home with their children.

Date: Every Wednesday from February 8 to March 15, 2017    
Time: 10.30 to 12.30pm
Venue: SAM Workshop
Audience: 3 to 6 years with accompanying adult
Cost: $70 ($63 Friends) for the 6 weeks program
Tutor: Aysa Tamiri
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

SAM Out Late! Curatorial Floor Talk – Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg. Featuring Montages: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015.
Thursday 9 February 2017

Join us for a drink and a walk through Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg. Featuring Montages: The Full Cut 1999-2015 with SAM Senior Curator Anna Briers.

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 9 February    
Time: 5.30 to 6.30pm
Venue: SAM
Cost: Free
Presenter: Anna Briers, Senior Curator, SAM
Bookings: Online via Eventbrite

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

Come celebrate the launch of the SAM 80 year publication with an afternoon of artist and curator floor talks as we look at some of the gems on display in the exhibition 80/80. Eighty Years of SAM.

The floor talks will be followed by the official launch of the catalogue.

Date: Sunday 5 March    
Time: 4.30 to 5.30: Mapping Floor Talk / 5.30 to 6.30pm: Book Launch
Venue: SAM
Audience: All
Cost: Free
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