WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR @ BMAG

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year is coming to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) from Saturday 17 October 2020 and tickets are now available to book for the world-renowned exhibition which is part of the museum’s reopening programme.

Running from Saturday 17 October 2020 to Sunday 7 February 2021 in the Gas Hall at BMAG (Wednesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm), the exhibition is on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, where it is on display from 16 October, and will feature exceptional, award-winning images which capture the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

First launched in 1965, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that has showcased the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.

Today the competition receives over 49,000 entries from across the world. The award-winning images will be seen on display in this fascinating and eye-opening exhibition in Birmingham. Using photography’s unique emotive power to engage and inspire audiences, the images shine a light on stories and species around the world and encourage a future of advocating for the planet.

Tickets are £7.50 for adults and £3.00 for children and students, with under 3s going free. Entry to Wildlife Photographer of the Year is ticket only and includes entry to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. There is a maximum of 6 tickets per transaction, groups must not exceed this number of people in line with coronavirus restrictions. See the website for further safety guidelines.

This is the only chance to see Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the Midlands in 2020 and tickets can now be pre-booked at www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag/whats-on/wildlife-photographer-of-the-year.

 

Main Image: © Arshdeep Singh, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

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