NatureArt Lab offers participants the opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people and immerse themselves in art inspired by nature. Select a series of courses to suit your interests, and consider developing your foundation skills through a better understanding of colour theory, drawing skills or use of water-based mediums such as watercolour or gouache. Our team of experienced tutors will support your creative learning journey with expert instruction and guidance in a fully equipped art-science space.

NatureArt Kids Club - One Sunday each month from 10.00am - 12noon (PLACES STILL AVAILABLE!)




Join our new monthly NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens. Discover, look and learn through drawing and observation, nature journaling, painting and hands-on activities. Our sessions include themes such as: getting to know the birds, insects, marsupials and reptiles as well as the unique Australian plant communities featured in the gardens. 

Our programs are specially designed for children aged from 5-12 years. Two groups will be offered: one for children aged from 5-8 years, and a second group for children aged from 9-12 years.

Our tutors are professional science communicators and artists with a passion for fun-filled educational activities.  

The cost is $48.00 per session. Children can be signed in and picked up at the end of each session.

Session Days/Times:

Sundays (dates set out below) from 10.00am - 12.00 noon


- 24 February 2019: Discover Rainforests

- 31 March 2019: Eucalypt detectives

- 28 April 2019: Marsupial Magic

- 26 May 2019: Native Bees

- 30 June 2019: Spider Mysteries

- 28 July 2019: Design your own native garden

- 25 August 2019: Fungi Festival

- 29 September 2019: Threatened Species

- 27 October 2019: Birds

- 24 November 2019: Reptiles among the rocks

Venue: Banks Building, Australian National Botanic Gardens

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