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

Painting from the Burrunju Art Gallery

Burrunju Art Gallery

5 – 29 July — Visitor Centre Gallery

Burrunju Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in authentic hand-made Aboriginal arts and crafts. Featured in the exhibition are artworks representing stories linked with the theme of NAIDOC Week – ‘Because of Her, We Can!’

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Watercolour by Katrina Muir


1 Aug – 8 Sept — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition of watercolour paintings and drawings developed by the Painting with Parkinsons Group - an art therapy program working with those who have Parkinsons Disease and their carers.

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Hollow Frog by Katy Penman

Bush Portraits

11 – 24 Sept — Visitor Centre Gallery

Original watercolours and drawings developed for the Gardens' 'Who Did That?' children's trail - a popular complement to the Paperbark Treehouse.

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Mosaics by Dirk Lejeune

Dirkswirks III – ANBG in Art

27 Sept – 27 Oct — Visitor Centre Gallery

A sculptural feast of three dimensional decorative wood mosaics by Dirk Lejeune. Inspired by his fascination of the Australian bush, his artworks consist of timber, bark and crosscuts of branches.

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Hiding by Noah Styles.

Schools Photographic Competition Exhibition

30 Oct – 18 Nov — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition of photographs taken by high school and college students in the Gardens.

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Crescent Honeyeater

Friends Photographic Group

22 Nov – 9 Dec — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition of photographs of flora and fauna, mainly taken within the Gardens by the Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens Photographic Group.

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