Australian National Botanic Gardens

Daily, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

There’s always an exhibition in the Visitor Centre Gallery.

Exhibitions explore the Australian environment through diverse creative forms including fine art, craft, photography and sculpture.

Current and upcoming exhibitions

Imagine an Australian garden by Suzanne Knight

Plant Stories: Woven Tapestry Narratives

20 September to 29 October 2023, 9.30am – 4.30pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

Through contemporary woven tapestry, ten artists, explore their associations with, interests in and memories.

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Botanic images.

Botanic Images

1 to 19 November — Visitor Centre Gallery

A unique collection of botanic art and photographic works donated to the Gardens by the Friends of the ANBG.

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Illuminate 23

23 November to 10 December — Visitor Centre Gallery

The 10th annual exhibition of the Friends of the ANBG Photographic Group.

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Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

13 December 2023 to 25 February 2024 — Visitor Centre Gallery

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters brings to life the work of Harriet and Helena Scott. With their paintbrushes, microscopes and magnifying glasses, they worked together to transform nature into art in extraordinary paintings of moths and butterflies.

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Gardening gloves.

Gardening Gloves

13 December 2023 to 25 February 2024 — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition by local artist Sharon Peoples featuring sophisticated individual embroidered gloves using moths and butterflies found in the Canberra hills.

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