Whether it’s a live performance on a stage, an exhibition in a hall or a festival celebrating our cultural diversity, Greater Shepparton has a depth of arts and culture like no other regional Victorian destination.

Immerse yourself in the many cultural experiences you can discover in the Greater Shepparton region. From the award winning Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) to amazing live theatre and events, you can be sure to witness some amazing pieces.

Events such as the Australian National Piano Award, the biennial Indigenous Ceramic Award, the extensive Riverlinks program and the Moooving Art exhibition showcase not only the depth of diversity in our events, but in our everyday life in the region.

Greater Shepparton is home to the Shepparton Art Museum, affectionately known as SAM. SAM boasts an impressive collection of Australian historical and contemporary ceramics whilst also hosting a distinct program of temporary exhibitions and participatory workshops. SAM is also home to the renowned Sam Jinks sculpture “Woman and Child”.

Wander through the region and discover the many public art displays in our townships including the very popular Moooving Art cows. The range of public art on display is so wide and varied that it has to be seen to be appreciated. From graffiti art in Shepparton to mosaic work in the Maude Street Mall and Tatura’s Stuart Mock Place, visitors can marvel at the works and enjoy the townships.

Discover the smaller galleries and museums scattered throughout the area including some priceless and significant collections of indigenous works and cultural items. Local museums showcase a depth of history that will educate, surprise and inspire.

Aboriginal Street Art Project - Aunty Geraldine Briggs and Aunty Elizabeth Morgan Mural

163 Welsford Street (on the wall of the Department of Health and Human Services building), Shepparton

Mural painted by well known artist Adnate depicts the late Aunty Geraldine Briggs and the late Aunty Elizabeth Morgan.

Aboriginal Street Art Project - Aunty Margaret Tucker (MBE) and Nanny Nora Charles Mural

Fryers Street (between Maude and Corio Street), Shepparton

Mural painted by well known artist Adnate, features Aunty Margaret Tucker (MBE) and Nora “Nanny” Charles - two significant past local elders.

Aboriginal Street Art Project - Aunty Violet Harrison and Aunty Mary James

176 Welsford Street, Shepparton

Mural painted by well known artist Matt Adnate features Aunty Violet Harrison and Aunty Mary James - two significant past local elders.

Aboriginal Street Art Project - Private Daniel Cooper Mural

70 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630, Shepparton

Mural painted by well known artist Cam Scale, features Private Daniel Cooper, a Yorta Yorta man who fought for Australia during World War I.

Aboriginal Street Art Project - William Cooper and Pastor Sir Douglas Nicholls Mural

Fryers Street (between Maude and Corio Street), Shepparton

Mural painted by well known artist Adnate depicts the late William Cooper and the late Pastor Sir Douglas Nicholls KCVO OBE MBE, both leaders who made significant contributions to not just the region but Australia as a whole.

Activities in the Park

Greater Shepparton, Shepparton

A program providing free and low cost activities to residents and visitors throughout Greater Shepparton annually from September to April.

Arts & Culture Touring Route


Explore Greater Shepparton's arts and cultural attractions by using these tools - you can take a self-guided touring route, or pick and choose points that interest you and explore at your leisure.

Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

Botanic Gardens Avenue (formerly Kialla Tip Road), Kialla

The Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton uses Australian native plants in themed gardens designed to represent the cultural, environmental, historical and agricultural characteristics of Greater Shepparton and the Goulburn Valley.

Bangerang Cultural Centre

45 Parkside Drive, Shepparton

The Bangerang Cultural Centre, the first of its kind in Australia, aims to preserve and display local Aboriginal artefacts.

COVID19 Street Art - "Stay the Duck at Home" Mural

26 Fryers Street, Shepparton

The mural, titled “Stay the Duck at Home”, is the work of locally renowned artist TANK. It documents the COVID-19 pandemic situation, depicting self-isloating ducks at home, in caravans stacked on top of each other, surrounded by characterful mice; a reminder of the need to stay at home during the COVID-19 restrictions.

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Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre, located at 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, (Ground floor, SAM building) is your first stop for information on things to see and do and where to stay while in Greater Shepparton. Providing quality information and brochures on accommodation, attractions, events and activities, the friendly staff and volunteers have the expert knowledge to make your stay in the region a memorable one.

Open: 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday except Christmas Day.
Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839 (Toll-free within Australia) or +61-3-5832 9330 (outside Australia)

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