Friday, 18th May is the first 'World Botanical Art Day'
Come and help us celebrate the diversity of New Zealand's native flora.
See over 50 paintings, drawings and fine art prints of our beautiful native plants over the weekend by our botanical artists.
Mingle with the artists in the gallery and in the gardens.
On Friday and Saturday watch artists demonstrate their techniques in watercolour, graphite, printmaking and colour pencil from 10am - 4pm
Or bring your sketchbooks and enjoy sketching along side artists in the beauriful grounds of Auckland Botanic Gardens.
At 11am there will be a talk by Dr Robert Franich and Rebecca Stanley on Dactylanthus taylorii and the Short Tailed Bat. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/flower-of-the-underworld-talk-dactylanthu...
10am - 11.30am Printmaking with Val Cuthbert and Watercolour with Helen Gunter
11.30am - 1pm Colour Pencil with Gillian Receveur and Graphite with Wilma Blom
1pm - 2.30pm Watercolour with Ann Cryer and Colour Mixing with Maria Mercedes Trujillo A.
2.30pm - 4pm Nature Journaling with Sandra Morris and Graphite with Jane Zimmermann
10am - 11.30am Watercolour with Helen Gunter and Pen and Ink with Lesley Alexander
11.30 - 1pm Watercolour on Vellum with Lesley Alexander and Watercolour with Emma Scheltema
1pm - 2.30pm Graphite with Wilma Blom and Watercolour with Jennifer Duval-Smith