Australian National Botanic Gardens

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High Country ended on Monday 13 May 2019.

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Visual art diary

Creating a Visual Art Diary

Sunday 26 May, Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 12.30 pm — Banks Building

Learn how nature and art can be combined to create unique, beautiful and captivating artistic images in a creative and inspiring session with Julia Lanford.

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NatureArt holiday program

Puggles and Explore NatureArt school holiday program

8–12 July, 15–19 July 2019 — Banks Building

Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the Gardens.

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Free Flora Explorer rides for National Botanic Gardens Day

National Botanic Gardens Day – Free Flora Explorer Rides

Sunday 26 May 10.30 am – 2.30 pm — Leave from the Visitor Centre

Celebrate National Botanic Gardens Day with a new way to see the Gardens on board our electric bus. Hop off and explore the Gardens or loop all the way back to the Visitor Centre.

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Wiradjuri storyteller Larry Brandy

National Botanic Gardens Day and Reconciliation Day – Wiradjuri Storytelling

Sunday 26 May, 10.30-11.30 am & 1.30-2.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Join Aboriginal storyteller Larry Brandy in the Gardens as he shares his Wiradjuri culture with people of all ages through performance and storytelling.

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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.

With a particular focus on the eucalypts of the Australian National Botanic Gardens, artist Janita Byrne explores and experiments with a range of naturally occurring patterns found in our environment – from infinitely variable cloud patterns to the patterns formed by melting snow on the native heather of the high country.

When

17 April – 12 May, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Where

Visitor Centre Gallery