Thursday, April 27, 2017

Discussion about SAM Beneath the Wisteria on Saturday

The environmental credentials of Shepparton’s New Art Museum (SAM) will be discussed on Saturday Beneath the Wisteria.
An artist's impression of what the
new SAM would look like.
Melbourne firm, Denton Corker Marshall has been awarded the contract to design the $30 million plus building, which will be constructed at the southern end of the city’s Victoria Park Lake.

Hard details new building’s “green” standings are not yet known, although SAM director, Dr Rebecca Coates, is eager to ensure the  complex be as sustainable as possible.

The building’s environmental qualities will be discussed and included in the plan once an independent project manager has been appointed, and that will be soon.

Saturday’s Beneath the Wisteria at the Northern End of the Maude St Mall starts at 11:00 am, is free, open to anyone eager to attend and discuss the new SAM building, some public seating is provided but those attending are encouraged to bring a folding chair.

The session lasts for about an hour and those with questions should contact the convenor, Robert McLean on 0400 502 199.

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