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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DinotraX – a dinosaur adventure

6–28 July 2019 — Australian National Botanic Gardens and the National Dinosaur Museum

Become an intrepid explorer as you step back in time on a dinosaur adventure trail through the Gardens and the National Dinosaur Museum.

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NatureArt holiday program

Threatened Species school holiday program with NatureArt Lab

8–12 July, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm — Banks Building

Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month, February–November, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the Gardens.

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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.


16 March – 14 April, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm


Visitor Centre Gallery