Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Wattle I Photograph ended on Saturday  1 September 2018.

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DinotraX

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. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the Gardens.

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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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8.30–11.30 am, Saturday 1 September — Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Experience an exclusive three-hour guided photography workshop for Wattle Day in the Gardens.

Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography will show you how to photograph different types of wattles and capture the detail of flowers, leaves and insects.

You’ll learn all about lighting, colour, composition, depth of field, angles and perspectives. 

All participants must bring their own digital camera. A tripod, extra memory card, and battery are recommended. If you have a macro, 50 mm or telephoto lens then please bring this along (not essential).

This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediate photographers aged 15 years and over. Limited to 20 participants.

Bookings are essential and close two days prior to the event.

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Saturday 1 September 8:30 am

When

8.30–11.30 am, Saturday 1 September

Where

Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Price

$150.00