Australia’s leading contemporary and historic ceramics collection. Ceramics since 1970.
2011 – Shepparton Art Gallery rebranded Shepparton Art Museum. (SAM)
SAM Collection focus is Australian ceramics and contemporary Australian art.
International and contemporary Indigenous Australian ceramics acquired via the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramics Award and Indigenous Ceramic Art Award, respectively.
Works by renowned Australian artists, as well as staff and students associated with FedUni or its predecessor institutions.
The earliest works are associated with the Ballarat Technical Art School, then Ballarat Teachers’ College.
The Collection is displayed across FedUni campuses & provides a valuable educational & research experience, as well as a providing potential to mentor.
Previously 'Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum’