SAM Gantner Collection gift

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Significant indigenous art collection gifted to Shepparton Art Museum

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SAM Gantner Collection gift

Significant indigenous art collection gifted to Shepparton Art Museum

Thursday March 18th, 2021

Arts patrons Carrillo Gantner AC and his wife Ziyin Gantner have gifted their collection of Indigenous artwork to the Shepparton Art Museum (SAM). 

With the opening of the new SAM planned for October, the Gantner Collection will feature in its inaugural exhibition program, with more than 90 works on display for the community to enjoy.

Read more here.

Image: Pictured Left to Right – Stephen Merrylees (SAM Limited Board – Chair), Kimberley Moulton (SAM Limited Board – Deputy Chair), Carrillo Gantner (Philanthropist and a SAM Foundation Director) and Peter Harriott (Greater Shepparton City Council – CEO)


The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.