Exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITION:

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Bicentenary ExhibitionCelebrating 200 years

As part of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Garden’s bicentenary celebrations, members of Botaniko have produced 30 pieces of artwork reflecting some of the significant botanical specimens grown in our cherished Botanical Gardens. The exhibition, titled Celebrating 200 years through Botanical Illustration, is on display in the Pod, located near the Community Food Garden at the Botanical Gardens. The artworks displayed, provide a timeline of plants with interesting stories, over the course of the Garden’s 200 years.

The exhibition will run from Saturday, 25 August to Sunday, 23 September 2018 and will be open from 10.00am to 3.00pm daily. Members of Botaniko will be in attendance daily.

PAST EXHIBITIONS:
Works from Knopwood’s Kitchen Garden 1804-1824 and Port Arthur – An Exotic Garden Part 2 formed part of the Clarence City Council’s Arts and Events exhibition Meet the Reverend Knopwood at the Barn at Rosny Farm, Rosny Hill Road, Rosny Park from 6 – 18 April 2018. The exhibition commemorated the 180th anniversary of the death of the Reverend Knopwood.

February 2018:
Many of the artworks from Botaniko’s exhibition Knopwood’s Kitchen Garden 1804-1824, exhibited in 2017 at the Narryna Heritage Museum in Battery Point, were on display as part of St David’s Cathedral’s 50th Floral Festival.

October 2017: Port Arthur – An Exotic Garden: Unlocking the Botanical Journey Part 2.  The exhibition  was on show from 30 September to 30 October 2017 at the Village Gallery, 20 Melbourne St., Triabunna, Tasmania, as part of the Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival. (With the kind permission of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority).

Blooming Tasmania

Port Arthur – An Exotic Garden: Unlocking the Botanical Journey Part 2.

328 July, 2017: Kingston Linc, 11 Hutchins St. Kingston, Tasmania. (With the kind permission of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority).

Paintings and drawings of plants in the Port Arthur Historic Site gardens, having culinary, medicinal and industrial significance in the 1800’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Port Arthur – An Exotic Garden: Unlocking the Botanical Journey Part 2.  

This exhibition of paintings and drawings of plants in the gardens of the Port Arthur Historic site, which had medicinal, culinary and industrial significance during the 1800’s was first displayed in the Asylum, at the Port Arthur Historic Site from January 28 to March 23, 2017. The exhibition was then invited to  the following venues:

2 April, 2017 – Kettering Chamber Music Concert, Kettering Community Hall, Kettering Tasmania

3 April – 30 April 2017 –  The Art Lounge, West Winds Community Centre, Woodbridge, Tasmania.

The exhibition will travel to Launceston later in the year

July 2016 – Knopwood’s Kitchen Garden 1804-1824 exhibition on display at Kingston Linc., 11 Hutchins St., Kingston Tas.

9 December 2015 – 15 May 2016 – Knopwood’s Kitchen Garden 1804-1824. Narryna, 103 Hampden Rd., Battery Pt. TAS.
19 April 2015 – By invitation:  Botanical Exhibition by individual members @ Kettering Chamber Music  Concerts, Kettering Hall, 2963 Channel Highway, Kettering. TAS.

3 – 31 July 2015 – An Exotic Garden – Port Arthur: Unlocking the Botanical Journey. Kingston Linc,  11 Hutchins St., Kingston. TAS. (With the kind permission of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority).

24 January – 6 March 2015 – An Exotic Garden – Port Arthur:Unlocking the Botanical Journey. The Asylum, Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur. TAS.