Nature Art Lab

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.

Explore NatureArt 9-12yo School Holiday Program - April 2019 (BOOK NOW TO RESERVE A PLACE!)

This program is suitable for children aged from 9-12 years. All art materials are provided. A healthy afternoon tea is included.




NatureArt Lab offers a high quality educational art program for children, run by experienced science communicators and artists. 

'Explore NatureArt' provides content to support younger children aged 9-12 years. Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the Gardens.

Holiday themes: 

Monday 15th April - Marsupial magic

Tuesday 16th April - Outrageous owls

Wednesday 17th April - Stems and stomatas (microscopy)

Thursday 18th April - Dirt detectives

Tuesday 23rd April - Carnivorous plants

Wednesday 24th April - Nocturnal pollinators

Thursday 25th April - Wild weather

Friday 26th April - Peculiar patterns

We aim to support enquiry-based learning, outdoor activities, skills for life and an emphasis on the art-science interface!

All art materials are provided and healthy refreshments are included.

Dates: 15 - 18 April; 23 - 26 April 2019 (note no sessions on Friday 19 April or Monday 22 April public holidays)

Afternoon sessions 1.00pm - 4.30pm

Bookings must be received by 5 April; only 15 places per session.

Cost - $50 per session 

Venue: Banks Building, Australian National Botanic Gardens

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