Australian National Botanic Gardens

Daily, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

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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

Seedlings pair by Emilie Patteson


3 February – 28 February; 9.30 am–4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition exploring the finer details in native flora in glass – colours, textures, shapes, patterns – and details such as insect activity.

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A Brush with Porcelain

4 – 28 March; 9.30 am– 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

The beauty and diversity of Australian native flora and fauna portrayed on porcelain/ceramics by the ACT Porcelain Artists Association.

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Ficus brachypoda

From the Desert to the Sea

3 April – 2 May, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm daily — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition celebrating the wide range of native flora in Australia including plants from arid areas.

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Talking with Trees exhibition

Talking with Trees

5 – 30 May; 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition featuring historic and contemporary images showing how the Gardens has evolved into a site of understanding of our native flora, as well as a place of reflection, discovery and species protection.

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