What's On Listings

Month-by-month calendar of temporary events, exhibitions, tours, talks and more.

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EVERY WEEK

Free orientation tours
Most weekdays, 11am and 1pm – check signs in Crystal Hall entrance

Kidspace activities for under 5s
Changing daily – check board outside Kidspace on Level 2

Tuvalu video installation
Every day, 9.30am - 5pm
 

AUGUST

Playgroups for under 5s
KIDS
FRIDAYS

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Ita Buttrose AO OBE
LUNCHTIME TALK
21 AUG

HumanNature Series: American Dreaming is Indigenous Elimination CANCELLED
NIGHT TALK
23 AUG

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
EXHIBITION
FROM 24 AUG

Climate change video-making workshop
WORKSHOP
25 AUG

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Layne Beachley AO
LUNCHTIME TALK
28 AUG

Sequencing the Koala genome
NIGHT TALK
30 AUG
 

SEPTEMBER

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
EXHIBITION
ONGOING

Playgroups for under 5s
KIDS
FRIDAYS

Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
SPECIAL EVENT
1 & 2 SEPT 
 

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Dr George Miller AO
LUNCHTIME TALK
4 SEPT

Kirsten Woodforth: The beauty of the bush
NIGHT TALK
6 SEPT

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Dick Smith AC
LUNCHTIME TALK
11 SEPT

Wildlife photography for beginners
WORKSHOP
14 & 22 SEPT 

Wildlife photography for enthusiasts
WORKSHOP
15 SEPT

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Kim McKay AO
LUNCHTIME TALK
18 SEPT

Lunchtime Lecture Series: Noel Gordon
LUNCHTIME TALK
25 SEPT

Tackling climate change: Why you're more powerful than you think
OCEANIA RISING FORUM
27 SEPT
 

OCTOBER

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
EXHIBITION
ONGOING

Playgroups for under 5s
KIDS
FRIDAYS

Dinosnore
KIDS SLEEPOVER
5 OCT

Justin Gilligan: Photography on the front line
NIGHT TALK
11 OCT

Adorned jewellery-making
WORKSHOP
13 & 14 OCT

HumanNature Series: Dark Emu
NIGHT TALK
18 OCT


NOVEMBER

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
EXHIBITION
ONGOING

Playgroups for under 5s
KIDS
FRIDAYS

HumanNature Series: Environmental Martyrdom and the Fate of the Forests
NIGHT TALK
1 NOV

Wildlife photography for enthusiasts
WORKSHOP
4 & 17 NOV

Wildlife photography for beginners
WORKSHOP
10 NOV

Dinosnore
KIDS SLEEPOVER
16 NOV

DECEMBER

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2018
EXHIBITION
UNTIL 28 JANUARY

Playgroups for under 5s
KIDS
FRIDAYS

Winhangadurinya: Aboriginal Meditation
SPECIAL EVENT
1 & 2 DEC  


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