Arts & Culture

Whether it’s a live performance on a stage, an exhibition in a hall or the award winning SAM or a festival celebrating our cultural diversity, Shepparton & Goulburn Valley 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 Shepparton & Goulburn Valley 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 Ceramics 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.

Shepparton & Goulburn Valley 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Activities in the Park

Various locations across Shepparton & Goulburn Valley

Encouraging everyone to get outdoors and be physically active, Activities in the Park...

Angie Russi Hand Crafted Ceramics

43 High Street, Rushworth

Angie lives and works in North Central Victoria. Her studio is nestled in the garden of...

Arts & Culture Touring Route

Shepparton & Goulburn Valley

Explore Shepparton & Goulburn Valley's arts and cultural attractions by using these...

Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

Botanic Gardens Avenue (formerly Kialla Tip Road), Kialla

Explore and enjoy the beauty of Australian native plants in themed gardens designed to...

Bangerang Cultural Centre

45 Parkside Drive, Shepparton

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

Burnanga Indigenous Fishing Tours

Yorta Yorta Country, Shepparton

Burnanga Indigenous fishing club provides Fresh Water Fishing Day experiences, Fishing...

Charlie Taylor Park - Mural and Collage Columns

Martin Street, Tatura

Inspired by the local environment and the theme of Earth, Sun and Water the students...

Shepparton Art Museum launch a bold and colourful new Art Wall

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) is pleased to present its latest Art Wall this August 2023. The new work by Victorian-based artist Emma Coulter, titled spatial deconstruction #30 (social fabric), will be a colourful response to the state-of the-art SAM building. The installation will be the fourth commission for the Furphy Family Art Wall on SAM’s Level 4.

Find out more about Shepparton Art Museum launch a bold and colourful new Art Wall