Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Time Travel Walks – Science Week ended on Saturday 18 August 2018.

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Jaz Logan, Mt Stromlo High School, 'Fern Face'

22nd annual schools photographic competition

Entries close on Wednesday 3 October — Australian National Botanic Gardens

Ignite your passion for Australian plants and show off your artistic creativity and photographic skills through images taken in the gardens.

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The gardens at night. Photo by Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 26 October, 9 November, 18 January and 15 February, Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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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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11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Unpack your imagination and step back 3 billion years in time to look at the origin of all plants.

Meander through the gardens with a guide and explore major events in plant evolution with living plants illustrating each step.

Using a timescale of one year, we will time travel forward to today, watching the development of plants from their humble beginnings to the amazing diversity of Australian flora in the present day.

Join us for an incredible journey through time. 

Bookings are essential. 

When

11.30 am – 12.30 pm, Monday 13 August, Wednesday 15 August & Saturday 18 August

Where

Meet at the Visitor Centre

Price

Free