Events at the Australian Museum
A dynamic program of events for adults as eclectic as the world around us.
For children's events, see Kids at the AM.
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
On now, until 28 January 2019
Witness nature at its most dramatic, graceful and unexpected with this stunning collection of breathtaking photographs celebrating the natural heritage of the Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea bioregions.
Lunchtime Lecture Series:
Google Maps began in the spare room of software engineer Noel Gordon’s Sydney apartment in 2003.
Tackling climate change: Why you're more powerful than you think
Seasoned campaigners debate climate change advocacy, community engagement and government action.
Night talk with Justin Gilligan
Hear Justin Gilligan, AGNPY Nature Photographer of the Year 2017, discuss his career combining photojournalism and marine science.
Adorned jewellery-making workshop
13 October, 14 October
An afternoon of jewellery-making and the sharing of knowledge about Aboriginal art and culture.
Environmental martyrdom and the fate of the forests
Princeton professor Rob Nixon investigates why growing numbers of environmental activists are risking their freedom and lives to protect the environment.
Wildlife photography for enthusiasts
4 November and 17 November
This hands-on workshop is ideal for intermediate and enthusiast photographers who are looking to expand their practical knowledge of nature and wildlife photography.
Whales, drones and the future of marine mammal research
Vanessa Pirotta uses drones to collect whale snot. Hear how her research, in concert with citizen science, can help support whale health and wildlife conservation.
Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
1 & 2 December
Partake in an Aboriginal meditation circle ceremony guided by Aboriginal cultural practitioners Milan Dhiiyaan.