Botanic Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens

  • Botanic art or the art of botanical illustration is a specialised art form of painting and drawing, in which plant portraits combine finely observed detail with artistic expression
  • Learning Botanic art with our highly regarded tutors is a popular activity with The Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
  • Beginners - the Friends hold regular 'how to' botanic art workshops with tuition in the basics
  • Botanic art classes are held 7 days a week
  • For experienced botanical artists - the Friends hold Specialist workshops.
  • The Friends have two regular Whirlybirds painting groups - join one now
  • The Friends hold regular botanical art exhibitions
  • Members enjoy special rates for all classes and workshops.
  • Join the Friends to become a Member

     reFraming Nature Exhibition 2017

      7 - 22 October 2017
      Domain House Gallery
      Dallas Brooks Drive
      Melbourne 3004

Join the Friends now to enjoy Member Rates on Classes and Workshops


The State Botanical Collection 


Botanic Art Gifts

Image: Zygo orchid by A Gian 

The Celia Rosser Medal

The Illustrated Garden