Events at the Australian Museum

Happy crowd at the Australian Museum Theatre

Events at the AM will pique your curiosity and give you a sense of exploration into the diversity of our natural world and culture. With an event listings as unique as the world around us, there is something every grown-up can enjoy.

Jurassic Park Got It Wrong
Presented by Adventure World

21 Sep

Head of Lythronax argestes, photographed by Gary Staab © AP Photo/Natural History Museum of Utah

New discoveries from Utah reveal amazing new dinosaur species, including the King of Gore.

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An evening with nature photographer Jess Bray

28 Sep

A bear running over water, photographed by Jess Bray

Photographer and adventurer Jess Bray discusses her eventful photography expeditions from Christmas Island to Kenya.

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Special Screening The Last Animals + Q&A

5 Oct

The Last Animals, photographed by Kate Brooks

The global battle to save elephants and rhinos from poachers and traffickers, captured in an important new documentary.

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Modern Aboriginal Meditation

14 - 22 Oct

Milan Dhiiyaan Modern Aboriginal Meditation

Partake in an Aboriginal meditation circle ceremony guided by Aboriginal cultural practitioners Milan Dhiiyaan.

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Journeying to Jordan:
Adventures in Archaeology

26 Oct

Pella, Tell Excavations | © Pella Excavation Project

Journey to the ancient Middle Eastern cities of Pella, Petra and Jerash with a seasoned archaeologist as your guide.

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Michael Smith's Voyage of the Southern Sun

2 Nov

Ice flow over Greenland | © Michael Smith

Modern day adventurer Michael Smith flies solo around the world in his small single-engine seaplane, the Southern Sun.

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An evening with nature photographer Scott Portelli

9 Nov

Two turtles devouring a jellyfish, photographed by Scott Portelli

Hear about Scott Portelli’s expeditions to Antarctica and discover the role photographers can play in conservation, research and education

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Adorned: Jewellery Workshop

19 & 20 Nov

Indigenous jewellery | © Finton Mahoney

Join Aboriginal staff in the creation of jewellery inspired by both nature and culture.

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A Dino Mummy! (And Other Surprising Finds from Alberta)

23 Nov

Nodosour Illustration courtesy of the Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, Alberta.

More dinosaur skeletons have been discovered in Alberta than anywhere else on earth, including a rare fossilised 'dinosaur mummy'.

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