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Seeing the Invisible

Seeing the Invisible

Embark on a 1km trail around the Garden to discover an incredible, hidden art exhibition!

Bring your smart phone or device to reveal 13 works of contemporary art that become visible only through the magic of augmented reality (AR) technology.

Seeing the Invisible is a free, international exhibition being presented simultaneously in eight countries across the globe.

It is the most ambitious and expansive exhibition of its kind to date, with Adelaide Botanic Garden as the only place in Australia to experience the art.

Now you have the chance to join more than a million people who enjoyed the exhibition last year.

Presented amongst a beautiful botanical backdrop, the artworks address themes around nature, environment and sustainability. Their digital format removes any need to physically disturb the Garden and keeps the carbon footprint to a minimum.

Many of the works have an interactive element, offering a fun and unique way to explore the space where art, technology and nature intersect.

World renowned artists displaying their work includes: Ai Weiwei, Refik Anadol, El Anatsui, Isaac Julien CBE RA, Mohammed Kazem, Sigalit Landau, Sarah Meyohas, Pamela Rosenkranz, Timur Si-Qin.

Exhibition details

Date: Open every day until Saturday 30 September 2023

Time: Available to view during garden opening hours, which vary throughout the year.

Location: Adelaide Botanic Garden. Starting point is the Schomburgk Pavilion (E9 on the map)

FREE to experience. No ticket required.


Seeing the Invisible was initiated by the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens and Outset Contemporary Art Fund, with support of The Jerusalem Foundation. It is co-curated by Hadas Maor and Tal Michael Haring.

Thank you to Major Partner, SA Power Networks, and Finsbury Green for their support.