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    SAM Tours: The Land is Us with Melinda Martin & Belinda Briggs

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    Join SAM CEO Melinda Martin and SAM Curator - Indigenous Belinda Briggs for a tour of The Land is Us: Stories, Place and Connection - Artworks from the NGV Collection to learn about key artworks, exhibition concepts and the process of bringing the NGV collection to SAM.

    Tour details

    Date + time: Wednesday 22 May, 11-11.30am

    Where: The People's Gallery, Level 2, SAM

    Free - bookings encouraged

    About the exhibition

    Curated in partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria, The Land is Us: Stories, Place & Connection brings together notable artworks from the NGV Collection that offer an expanded consideration of landscape art. Weaving together complex and varied artistic approaches by Australian, First Nations, and international artists including Sidney Nolan, Reko Rennie, Hoda Afshar, Patricia Piccinini and John Brack, 'The Land is Us' examines our fascination and connection to the land and its role in shaping our national and personal identities. ⁠

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    Featured image: The Land is Us: Stories, Place & Connection - Artwork from the NGV Collection, installation view, Shepparton Art Museum, 2024. Photo: Leon Schoots


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