Shepparton Art Museum
Designed by internationally renowned architects Denton Corker Marshall the new Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will be a five-storey building housing the Museum Visitor Centre and the Kaiela Art Gallery and Studio.
The 5300m2 building also houses a café and event space with a roof top viewing deck.
A 33m x 33m cube like form the new Museum is located on the south-eastern corner of Victoria Park Lake to maximise SAM’s greatest asset the park setting.
Four L-shaped plates each of different heights make up the building’s façade. Each plate is of a different metallic finish; low sheen zinc to the southern approach; matt soft charcoal above the entry to SAM on Wyndham Street; metallic mid-grey facing the park; and rich ochre-red corten steel facing the lake and river plain.