Earthly Delights – Flora of India

31 October 2013

Date posted: 31 October 2013

Join the Friends of the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide garden guides for an exploration of the flora of India.

Complementing the Art Gallery of South Australia's exhibition 'Realms of Wonder: Jain, Hindu and Islamnic Art of India', the Garden Guides will share with you some of their favourite Indian plants in our collections, including the sacred lotus found in the Nelumbo Pond.

Realms of Wonder is the Art Gallery’s first major exhibition dedicated exclusively to the art of India. It includes more than two hundred paintings, sculptures, textiles and decorative art objects dating from the eighth century to the present day. Many of the works in this exhibition are on display for the first time. Jain art has never before been comprehensively displayed in Australia.

Where: Visitor Information Centre, Schomburgk Pavilion, Adelaide Botanic Garden

When: Thursday 7, 14, 21 and 28 November - 11am
Sunday 2, 10, 17 and 24 November - 2pm

Cost: Gold coin donation

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