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State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022
State Winner for 'Building Communities' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2024; State Winner for 'Promoting Sustainability' in the Telstra Best of Business Awards 2022

Connect with nature!

Experience the world around you through the eyes of an artist or a photographer! Try a new skill, learn to draw or paint, be curious and discover the world around you through our art science and photography education programs!
Art classes Nature tours

Brisbane Art Classes

at the Queensland Museum Kurilpa
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Canberra Art Classes

Join our community! Try one of our unique art classes for beginners and advanced students. Get to know more about nature and do something special for yourself!
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Photography Classes

Take your nature photography to a whole new level with our talented tutors!
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Join a nature tour!

Experience something special. Connect with nature through art and science at locations in Australia and around the world.
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Become a member!

Join our membership programs - meet new people who share your love of nature. Receive member discounts and get involved in social art sessions, field sketching and more!
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Welcome to NatureArt Lab

Experience the difference that nature can make! Be curious, learn and relax. Be part of our community of like-minded people. Expand your creativity and discover your full potential through our award-winning art school.

Our art classes are located in Canberra at M16 Artspace and Brisbane at the Queensland Museum plus online - and we have programs that can take you anywhere with our Australian and international immersive art nature tours. We believe that when people engage nature through art, it fosters a deep connection of custodianship to this country and a care for nature.

What Do We Do?

NatureArt Lab unites communities through art inspired by nature. We provide short art courses, photography courses and workshops. Our classes are currently offered at studio locations in Canberra and Brisbane.

We offer immersive nature tours in Australia and around the world, with short art and photography courses including:

  • Nature photography
  • Art workshops
  • Nature journaling
  • Bird watching
  • Nature walks
  • And more!

NatureArt Lab allows participants to learn new skills, meet new people, and immerse themselves in nature-inspired art. While on a nature tour, you can develop your art and photography skills and learn more about the environment with our expert team.

To learn more about our courses and connect with nature, don’t hesitate to reach out to us by filling out our contact form. Unleash your creativity with NatureArt Lab!

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Foundation Art Studies


Learn a new skills and technique to be added to your 'toolbox' for use with your watercolour art practice.


From beginner to advanced bird photography at our QLD branch, to to the expert's secrets of macro & nature photography at our ACT branch- we have you covered.


Let us take you further into the joys of discovery with nature drawing! We have a class for whatever your current skill level is.

Nature Journaling

Nature journaling provides an avenue for learning to see and understand nature, as well as for recording personal memories of nature experiences.

Nature Tours

Nature Tours

NatureArt Lab's specialised art and photography tours expand your horizons and provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in nature, and learn about the diversity of flora and fauna in our environment.

Slow down, look at nature. Find your inspiration in the natural world.

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Blog posts

  • Shark Awareness Day
    July 14, 2024 Lucas McGrath

    Shark Awareness Day

    Today is Shark Awareness Day Shark Awareness Day is every July 14th, and was founded to raise awareness and clear misconceptions about sharks, rays and skates. Sharks are among the oldest inhabitants on the planet, fossils of ancient sharks have...

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  • World Croc Day
    June 17, 2024 Lucas McGrath

    World Croc Day

    World Croc Day was founded in 2017 by the Crocodile Research Coalition and Belize Zoo in order to raise awareness of the world's endangered and threatened crocodiles (and alligators!)
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  • World Parrot Day 2024
    May 29, 2024 Lucas McGrath

    World Parrot Day 2024

    Every May 31st is World Parrot Day.
    World Parrot Day was started by the World Parrot Trust in 2004 as a way to raise awareness of threatened and endangered Parrot species worldwide.
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Our team acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land, and pay our respects to their elders, past, present and emerging.