Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Night Photography Workshops (SOLD OUT) ended on Friday 16 March 2018.

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Seed fern fossils

Time Travel Walks – Science Week

11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Unpack your imagination and step back 3 billion years in time to look at the origin of all plants. Meander through the gardens with a guide and explore major events in plant evolution with living plants illustrating each step.

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Making dyes from eucalypts

Wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshops

9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept

Join local textile artist Sally Blake in a fun and creative wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshop. Learn how to make flower, leaf and bark dyes and try your new skills out on a take-home scarf using dyes from local acacias and eucalypts.

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Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 March. 6.30 – 9.30 pm. Gates open at 6.00 pm

Irene Lorbergs from the Canberra School of Photography leads this exclusive after-dark photography workshop.

Learn how to photograph plants at sunset, dusk and in the black of night.

You’ll also enjoy a 15% discount on a Luminous facial at Jindii Eco Spa.

Things to note

  • Participants are strictly limited to 20 per night.
  • Please bring your own digital camera and tripod.
  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking.
  • Check the weather forecast and be prepared in case of wet or cold weather.
  • Gates open at 6.00 pm. Please do not arrive any earlier as you will not be able to access the gardens or carpark.

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Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 March. 6.30 – 9.30 pm. Gates open at 6.00 pm


General: $78.60
Concession and Friends of the ANBG: $73.55