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

Mosaics by Dirk Lejeune

Dirk Lejuene Timber Mosaics

26 October – 20 November — Visitor Centre Gallery

A sculptural feast of three dimensional decorative wood mosaics by Dirk Lejeune.

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Butterfly on Everlasting Daisy


24 November – 11 December — Visitor Centre Gallery

The 11th Annual Friends Photographic Group exhibition highlights the different moods and inhabitants of the Gardens.

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Fig Samford Valley, Morgyn Phillips

Trees: Remnants & Reserves

14 December – 22 January 2023 — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition featuring drawings recording just a few of the trees found in precious remnants of woodlands and forests along the east coast of Australia, and west of the Great Divide – to remind us of what little remains and what needs to be protected.

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Crop of Gang Gangs by Penny Deacon

Moments in the Australian Bush

25 January - 26 February 2023 — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition exploring beautiful moments experienced in unique and special local environments of Namadgi, the Snowy Mountains, the Brindabellas, Tidbinbilla, and the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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Crop of Banksia by Fiona Boxall

See What I See

1 March - 23 April 2023 — Visitor Centre Gallery

See Australia through the eyes of NatureArt Lab's renowned team of tutors across a diverse range of creative responses to nature, such as nature journaling, watercolour, drawing, scratchboard, polymer clay, scientific illustrations, botanical and wildlife art, wildlife photography, macrophotography and much more.

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