Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Get creative, join a Garden Sketching Safari!

If you want to get in touch with your creative side, a visit to the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan is a must this autumn. As part of the Autumn in Your Gardens festival, the Garden is offering visitors the chance to join a sketching safari in the Garden on Sunday 31 May led by renowned artist and teacher, Ellen Fiedler.

From rolling hills, reflective lakes and intricate flora, to amazing wildlife such as birds, echidnas and wallaroos, the Garden offers endless opportunity for budding artists to explore their talents.The sketching safaris will provide visitors with the opportunity to learn different sketching techniques from a credible artist, while experiencing a unique sense of connectedness with the natural world around them. Ellen Fiedler has been in numerous group and solo exhibits and has won many awards including the Newtown Community Annual Art Award.

The Sketching Safari will be held on Sunday 31 May 11 am - 1 pm for all ages and levels. The cost $22 per person and all materials are supplied. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A 10% discount applies for members of the Foundation and Friends of Botanic Gardens.

Bookings are essential online or at 9231 8182.