Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Saturday 17th March-Sunday 27th May 2018
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic showcases many of the most compelling imagery published in the history of the magazine.
This exhibition will transport visitors behind the lens of some of National Geographic’s most engaging images. From Steve McCurry’s unforgettable Afghan girl to Michael “Nick” Nichols’s iconic photograph of Jane Goodall and a chimpanzee, to Thomas Abercrombie’s never-before-seen view of Mecca, the exhibition features 50 of the magazine’s most remembered and celebrated photographs from its almost 130-year history.
In addition to seeing the photographs as they appeared in the magazine, exhibition visitors will learn the stories behind the photos, and more about the photographers themselves. For some images, visitors will be able to see the “near frames” taken by the photographer: the sequence of images made in the field before and after the perfect shot.
The exhibition is accompanied by videos with behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with the photographers.
Free for locals.
Open daily from 10am
Nelson & suburbs
The Nelson Provincial Museum - Pupuri Taonga o Te Tai Ao
Town Acre 445, Cnr Trafalgar and Hardy Streets, Nelson
Free for local residents
Ph. +64 3 548 9588