Events at the Australian Museum
A dynamic program of events as eclectic as the world around us.
Also see our calendar of kids events.
9:30am – 4:30pm
In her work Tuvalu, artist Angela Tiatia, depicts the changing daily life of the people of Tuvala, the tiny Pacific nation which is undergoing dramatic change due to climate change.
Guided tours of GADI
18- 22 May
Uncover Aboriginal Sydney with a tour of the GADI exhibition.
Murder at the Museum
Sydney’s favourite, fully-interactive crime-solving event returns with an entirely new and heinous mystery to solve.
Living Biological Objects on the Pedestal
World-renowned innovator at the intersection of science, nature and art, Oron Catts asks: what is life?
Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
9 & 10 June; 1 & 2 September, 1 & 2 December
Partake in an Aboriginal meditation circle ceremony guided by Aboriginal cultural practitioners Milan Dhiiyaan.
Taupata, Taro, Roots, Earth: The (Indigenous) Politics of Gardening
Explore the histories and future possibilities of Indigenous gardening in the Pacific region.
17 June, 18 June, 13 October, 14 October
Join Aboriginal staff in the creation of jewellery inspired by nature and culture.
Feminist Botany for the Age of Man
What are plants? What can they do? And how can we bring a feminist approach to our relationships to them?
Australian Museum Lunchtime Lecture Series: Australians Shaping the Nation
21 August — 25 September
Hear from a stellar selection of distinguished Australians who are shaping the nation across science, sport and the arts.
American Dreaming is Indigenous Elimination
Join Kim TallBear as she considers the strange intersections between nature, nation, and the lives and deaths of Indigenous peoples in the USA.
Take a new look at Australia’s past, through ground-breaking research that reconsiders perceptions of pre-colonial Indigenous Australia.
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.