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Autumn in Your Gardens
Diary of Events
Note: Program may be subject to change.
Helen Lancaster and Maureen Locke-Maclean have joined together to create Reef Dreamscapes, featuring the many techniques and applications of textile fibre art for which they are renowned. This is a must see exhibition. Demonstrations during exhibition.
When: 18 Februrary to 3 March, 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Botanical Songforms - Phillippa Carnemolla, 2012 Artist-in-Residence
Phillippa Carnemolla, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 2012 Artist in Residence, has created an extraordinary range of works including sculpture and jewellery that explores the interdependence of flora and fauna. The centrepiece of her exhibition is the exquisite kinetic sculpture ‘The Breathing Conifer’.
When: 10 March - 30 May
Ikebana for Gardens Exhibition
Teachers of the modern Sogetsu School of Ikebana have constructed a series of stunning arrangements using natural plant materials. The works are placed throughout the Garden; each designed specifically for its location. The pieces embody the philosophy of Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art form.
Pick up your free map from the Garden Shop and discover the wonderful sculptures through the Garden.
When: 10 March - 28 April
Barbi Lock Lee Exhibition
When: Saturday 16 March - Sunday 19 May 2013, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm daily
Dandy Garden Stories - Exhibition
Artist Vicki Berglinden has created a delightful range of unique artworks for children. Each colourful, whimsical drawing contains a world brimming with garden life and fantastical stories.
When: Friday 19 - Sunday 24 March, 10 am-4 pm
Watercourse Art Exhibition, the tenth and sixth at the Palm House, is a showing and sale of original framed, unframed paintings and a selection of greeting cards by a group of artists who met at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery. The works vary in style from traditional to contemporary, in different mediums, however predominately watercolour from which the group’s name was derived.
Artists are Alison Duff, Barbara Gray, Cheryl McDonnell, Chris Griffiths, Glenys Thompson, Gai Grayson, Janelle Langridge, Lyn Scaysbrook, Margaret Hincks, Magda Kamper, Nirvana Woodlands, Pauline Blaik, Pat Egan, Raquel Tapia and Trish Duncan
When: Friday 28 March to Tuesday 9 April 2013, 10 am to 4 pm
Botanica & Margaret Flockton Exhibition Opening Night
Join Australia’s leading botanical artists for the opening night celebrations of Botanica and the Margaret Flockton Award Exhibition, with a chance to view and purchase original works before the exhibitions open to the public.
When: Friday 12 April, 6 pm - 8 pm
Once again, Botanica is offering the opportunity to view and purchase from an outstanding exhibition of Australia’s internationally known masters of botanical art plus emerging artists. Held at the Joseph Maiden Theatre and the Moore Room in the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. The scale and beauty of these rooms makes them the perfect venue for exhibiting these exquisite works. Free entry. All works are for sale including a selection of unframed originals, prints & limited edition prints.
When: Saturday 13 April - Sunday 28 April 2013, 10 am - 4 pm daily
Margaret Flockton Award and Exhibition 2013
It’s the 10 year anniversary for the Margaret Flockton Award! To celebrate we’re planning a large expose of Margaret Flockton’s finest scientific renderings alongside those of the best contemporary botanical illustrators in the world. Enter the People’s Choice competition for a chance to win a framed Margaret Flockton botanical print.
When: Mon 15 April - Fri 26 July, 10 am to 4 pm daily
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