SAM | Shepparton Art Museum
70 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630
T: (03) 5832 9861
Hours: Open 7 days, 10am-4pm, Public holidays 1pm-4pm.
Special focus: Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is one of regional Australia’s premier cultural institutions. It underwent a major redevelopment in 2011 and now features international standard climate control, state of the art LED lighting, six new upstairs galleries and a new public programs workshop, complete with a kiln. SAM’s public galleries feature its permanent collection along with a series of changing exhibitions. SAM also provides a wide range of education and public programs.
Collection: SAM’s collection includes a significant collection of Australian and international ceramics, as well as historical paintings and contemporary art in all media. SAM’s collecting activities focus mainly on acquiring Australian ceramics and contemporary Australian art. SAM also acquires international ceramics and contemporary Indigenous Australian ceramics acquired through the biennial Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramics Award, and Indigenous Ceramic Art Award, respectively.
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