Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) has one of Australia's most important collections of historical and contemporary ceramics, along with significant holdings of Australian art in all media.
It is the home of the biennial Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award and the Indigenous Ceramic Art Award.
SAM focuses on collecting Australian art in all media (including ceramics), with a focus on contemporary and Indigenous Australian art. Recent aquisition highlights include work by Vernon Ah Kee, Patricia Piccinini, David Noonan, Tracey Moffatt, Dale Frank and Fiona Foley.
To find out more about current and upcoming exhibitions and programs, head to SAM's website. If you'd like, from there, you can also subscribe to their mailing list to keep in touch on what else is in the works.
Open 7 days, 10am to 4pm, public holidays 1pm to 4pm. SAM is closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Years Day