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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

16th January 2018 - 11th March 2018


Description

This world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Nature in Art, Gloucester on 16th January 2018. The 100 extraordinary images celebrate the diversity of the natural world, from intimate animal portraits to astonishing wild landscapes.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world's most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.

Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries highlighting its enduring appeal. This year's 100 award-winning images will embark on an international tour that allows them to be seen by millions of people.

Sir Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum, says "Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of our most successful touring exhibitions, enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. The awarded images shine a spotlight on nature photography as a work of art, whilst raising questions about our crucial role in shaping a sustainable future".

Features

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Nature

Location

Address
Nature in Art
Wallsworth Hall
Sandhurst Lane, Twigworth
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL2 9PA
01452 731422

Directions

Situated on the A38 Gloucester to Tewkesbury road in the village of Twigworth, 2 miles north of Gloucester. Follow Brown & White signs. Take bus number 71 from Gloucester bus station, leaving at 45 minutes past the hour.

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  • Gloucester

Venue


Nature in Art

Nature in Art, the world's first museum & art gallery dedicated exclusively to art inspired by nature. With temporary exhibitions, art courses and an unrivalled artists in residence programme.

Attraction in or near Gloucester