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.
Whales | Tohora
On now, until 28 April 2019
Presenting the latest cetacean research from the international scientific community, Whales | Tohora explores the diversity, biology and adaptation of whales to life in our oceans and celebrates their role in South Pacific Islanders’ rich cultural history.
Wildlife photography for beginners
This hands-on workshop will guide you through the basics of wildlife and nature photography and features live animal models.
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.
Aboriginal weaving workshop: Dilly bag-making
Join Shannon Foster and learn how to weave a Dilly Bag using local Indigenous Knowledge.
Ecology in First Nations cultures
Discover how First Nations cultures use and protect the environment guided by ecological knowledge passed down through hundreds of generations.
Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
1 & 2 December
Partake in an Aboriginal meditation circle ceremony guided by Aboriginal cultural practitioners Milan Dhiiyaan.
Maori basket weaving
Learn the traditional techniques of weaving with New Zealand harakeke (flax) to make a kono (woven basket).
Whale sculpture weaving
Aboriginal Elder Karleen Green shares weaving techniques and knowledge passed down through hundreds of generations.
Broriginals Live! at the Museum
Two successful Aboriginal bros answer questions on how to be better Aboriginals in this live recording of the satirical podcast, Broriginals.