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

Pod by KD Smith


16 January – 17 February, 9.30 am–4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition by Kate Smith celebrating and drawing attention to the dramatic, quirky and intricate shapes found in the seed pods of Australian native plants.

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Little Corella

Black Mountain Miniatures

20 February – 10 March — Visitor Centre Gallery

A series of paintings and photographs focusing on light, patterns and the natural subjects of Black Mountain in Canberra.

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Araucaria bidwillii by Morgan Philips

Art in the Gardens with Friends – More Than Just a Pretty Plant

16 March – 14 April, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition focusing on the diverse uses of Australian flora as important sources of food, fibre, medicines, natural remedies, tools, furniture or even building products, by the Friends of the Gardens Botanic Art Groups.

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Granite Outcrop

High Country

17 April – 12 May, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

A selection of paintings, drawings, pastels and limited edition prints focusing on the ‘natural patterns’ found in the high country region of NSW and the ACT.

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