Wildlife Photographer of the Year
21 July - 29 October 2023
Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world-famous exhibition from the Natural History Museum, is coming to Dorset Museum this summer.
Over 100 powerful photographs capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species, and the breathtaking beauty of our planet. The images shine a light on stories and species from around the world and show the impact of human activity on the planet, in ways that words cannot.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases some of the best photography talent from around the world for over 55 years. Launching in 1965, today the competition receives entries from over 90 countries encouraging curiosity, connection, and wonder.
Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality, and technical excellence by a panel of international experts.
On Friday 2nd June 2023 the cafe TASTE at Dorset Museum cafe will be closed from 2pm
for a private function.
Daily: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Bank Holidays: 10.00am - 4.00pm
10% discount for Annual Pass or Day Entry booked online using discount code DM01Book now
Dorset MuseumHigh West Street
Dorchester DT1 1XA
Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.More info
Image: Polar Frame © Dmitry Kokh, Wildlife Photographer of the Year
21 September 2023, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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