Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Creating a nature journal: using art to connect to nature ended on Sunday 18 August 2019.

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Botanicals in blue

Botanicals in blue – PhotoAccess workshop

Saturday 31 August, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm — Banks Building

Join PhotoAccess and leading local photomedia artist Kim Sinclair for a hands-on workshop exploring how to create striking cyanotype prints capturing your experience of the Gardens in beautiful late winter bloom.

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Endangered Dampiera fusca

Now you see them, now you don't – Threatened Species Day walk

Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September, 11.30 am–1.00 pm — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Learn about the diversity of threatened species and communities on show at the Gardens on a special guided walk for Threatened Species Day.

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New Holland. Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Wake Up With the Birds

7.45 am–9.15 am, Saturdays & Sundays, 28 September–20 October — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Be enchanted by the birds on this early morning guided bird watching walk through the Gardens.

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Wattle by Irene Lorbergs

Wattle Walks

11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 1–8 September — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Discover the wonderful world of Wattles – the genus Acacia – their symbolism and cultural history on this one hour walk which celebrates our national floral emblem.

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Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 12.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Building

Learn how nature and art can be combined to create unique, beautiful and captivating artistic images in a creative and inspiring session with Julia Lanford.

Find out why mindfulness, immersion in nature and art are so important for your health. Slow down. Look at nature. Find your inspiration in the natural world.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an accomplished artist, you will develop your skills of observation, drawing and appreciation for our natural environment.

Bring a pen, pencil or other sketching materials and enjoy some drawing and observation time. You will be provided with your very own visual diary on the day.

Bookings are essential.

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When

Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Where

Crosbie Morrison Building

Price

$65