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By Author: Alice Gage

Interactive map: Finalist images of the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018

Browse the interactive map showing the locations, species information and photographer statements for each of the 99 finalist images.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 18 Sep 2018

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Listen to legendary Australian editor and feminist icon Ita Buttrose in conversation with AM Director Kim McKay. 

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 17 Sep 2018

Live at the AM podcast: Humannature series – Alice Te Punga Somerville

Alice Te Punga Somerville, University of Waikato, gives her talk, 'Taupata, taro, roots, earth: the (Indigenous) politics of gardening'.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Sep 2018

Interview: Nature photographer Justin Gilligan

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018 finalist Justin Gilligan reveals his process and the stories behind the images.

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Sep 2018

Preserving the art of science

Meet the recipients of the inaugural Australian Museum Scientific Illustration Scholarship

By: Alice Gage, Category: explore, Date: 29 Aug 2018

Live at the AM podcast: 2018 Eureka Prizes launch

In this live recording of the launch of the 2018 Eureka Prizes, our panel explores the theme ‘Science for Humanity’.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Science, Date: 22 Aug 2018

5 top tips for a nature photography field trip

Grab your camera and pull on your boots as nature photographer Kirsten Woodforth gives her tips for a great family day out.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2018

Ancient featherwork: The creation of the Cook’s cape replica

The traditions of Pacific craftsmanship endure in the work of Hawaiian master Rick Makanaaloha Kia'imeaokekanaka San Nicolas.  

By: Alice Gage, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Jenny Newell, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 Aug 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Catriona Sandilands

Professor of Environmental Studies at York University (Toronto) Catriona Sandilands explores the possibilities of a feminist botany.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Aug 2018

Live at the AM podcast: HumanNature series – Oron Catts

World-renowned innovator at the intersection of science, nature and art, Oron Catts asks: what is life?

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Jul 2018