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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Beeswax wraps

Beeswax Wraps Workshops for Pollinator Week

17 November 10.00 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own Bees Wax Wraps for Pollinator Week. Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursdays 17, 24 & 31 October & 21 November — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Steve Parrish

Nature Photography Workshop with Steve Parrish

19 October 9.00 am – 6.30 pm & 20 October 9.00 am – 4.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Building

Join Steve Parish for a weekend workshop that includes interactive seminar sessions combined with practical photo sessions in unique botanical settings at the peak of the flowering season.

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NatureArt Lab School Holiday Program

NatureArt Lab School Holiday Program – Water Wonders

8–11 October, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm — Banks Building

Splash into nature, science and art with NatureArt Lab’s exciting school holiday program! From coasts to deserts, these holidays are all about water around the world. Experiment with different art and craft mediums each day, and learn about water systems and the creatures that live within.

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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.

 

When

Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Where

Crosbie Morrison Building

Price

$65