Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Art in the Gardens with Friends – More Than Just a Pretty Plant ended on Sunday 14 April 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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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 and fibre, medicines, natural remedies, tools, furniture and even building products.

This is the 12th annual exhibition of botanical art featuring Australian native flora by members of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens art groups.

When

16 March – 14 April, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Where

Visitor Centre Gallery