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Sharing Nature

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What do you think best represents modern nature?

Help us create a different kind of museum of nature: one which celebrates our everyday relationship with the world around us.

Our Sharing Nature project is part of our current exhibition ‘A museum of modern nature’. All the objects in the exhibition have been donated by the public. But since we want everyone to have a say about what we collect and display, we're also looking for online submissions.

Take part

Submissions and browsing for Sharing Nature have now closed. 

Themes and timings

The themes below provide a focus on different aspects of nature today. We hope you'll submit a photo for each one and explore the range of fascinating offerings people share! 

  • WILD 30 May-11 Jun
  • EMOTION 12 Jun-25 Jun
  • RELATIONSHIPS 26 Jun-9 Jul 
  • DEAD 10 Jul-23 Jul
  • GREEN 24 Jul-6 Aug
  • ALONE 7 Aug-20 Aug
  • PLASTIC 21 Aug-3 Sep
  • HEALTH 4 Sep-17 Sep
  • NATURE 18 Sep-1 Oct

How does it work?

All submissions will appear on our website. You can browse the other offerings and answer quick questions to help us identify which ones resonate most with you. The ones that get the strongest response will appear on our digital display in the exhibition itself and the single most resonant submission for each theme will be explored in more depth on our website.

At the end, we'll have one representative submission for each of the themes, which together will shed light on our relationship with nature today. How far will yours get?

Terms & conditions

Part of A museum of modern nature

Browse submissions

Browse and interact with the latest submissions to let us know which ones resonante more with you.

Sharing nature: alone

The photos on the theme 'ALONE' that resonated most with you featured a single figure on an empty beach.

Sharing Nature: plastic fantastic

There are serious concerns about plastics in the environment. At the same time plastic materials make our lives much easier, even in the natural world.