Peony (cropped) by Dianne Emery

Botanical Art Classes with the Friends

  • Botanic art classes are held at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

  • There is a large range of class days and times to suit (see below)

  • Beginners' workshops are available for those who wish to start learning this amazing art form of painting flowers and plants

  • The Friends have three experienced botanic art tutors who paint and exhibit both locally and internationally

  • Specialist workshops are held by guest tutors for the more experience artists

  • Members of the Friends enjoy discounted rates for classes and workshops so Join the Friends now

Botanical Art Classes 2018 (8 week terms)

Term 1 - Week beginning Monday 29 January to 26 March 2018     - Domain House
Term 2 - Week beginning Saturday 14 April to 24 June 2018           - Domain House
Term 3 - Week beginning Saturday 14 July to 23 September 2018  - Whirling Room
Term 4 - Week beginning Saturday 6 October to 9 December 2018 - Whirling Room


Class times available -

  • Monday: 10 am -12.30 pm (Intermediate - Mali Moir)

  • Monday: 1 pm - 3.30 pm (Mixed - Mali Moir)

  • Tuesday: 6.15 pm - 8.45 pm (Mixed - Dianne Emery)

  • Wednesday: 10 am - 12.30 pm (Advanced - Dianne Emery)

  • Wednesday: 1 pm - 3.30 pm (Intermediate - Dianne Emery) 

  • Thursday: 10 am - 12.30 pm (Mixed - Helen Burrows)

  • Thursday: 1 pm - 3.30 pm (Mixed - Helen Burrows) 

  • Friday: 10.30 am - 1.30 pm (Intermediate/Advanced - Dianne Emery)

  • Saturday: 10 am - 12.30 pm (Intermediate - Mali Moir)

  • Saturday: 1 pm - 3.30 pm (Mixed - Mali Moir)

  • Sunday: 1 pm - 3.30 pm (Mixed - Helen Burrows)

Botanical Art Classes 2018 - Location and Cost

Where:   
Terms 1 and 2: Botanical art classes will be held in Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive, adjacent to the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens
Terms 3 and 4: Botanical art classes will be held in the Whirling Room Studio, Observatory Gate, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens


How to Book:   For bookings for all Botanic Art Classes please telephone the Friends' office on (03) 9650 6398 

Cost:   per 8 week term
            2.5 hr classes -  Members of the Friends $279
                                       Non-members $344 (incl. GST)        
            3 hr classes -     Members of the Friends $326
                                       Non-members $391 (incl. GST)

Join the Friends now to take advantage of the Friends' members rates.

Before booking please read Terms and Conditions (download below)

Friends' Refund Policy

Terms and Conditions
(Adobe PDF File)