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Nature Festival: Learn by drawing

Nature Festival: Learn by drawing

Date: Friday 7 October, 2022

Time: 10am - 11.30am

Location: Goodman Building Lecture Theatre, Adelaide Botanic Garden (E17 on the map)

Tickets: $20


In this Nature Festival event, join visual artist Louise Flaherty in a creative workshop to experience a deeper understanding of threatened native SA plants.

Through this creative workshop, experience a deeper understanding of threaten native SA plants with a visit to the Seed Centre's rare plant exhibition inside the rainforest glasshouse before returning to work on your postcard.

Explore individual plants though drawing/painting, writing and sound.

The workshop will involve a collective listening to a sound piece, introduction to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable plants being worked on with the SA Seed Conversation Centre, and producing a postcard of one of those plants to share the knowledge of this plant with a friend.

You will also have your own drawings made from the workshop to take home.

About the event

Who is this workshop for?

Suitable for adults and children over 8 years old.

Please note that tickets are required for children and their adult. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (to do the workshop together).

What to bring

All art materials are included in the ticket price.

Please bring your smart phone/device and earphones to listen to the audio work.

Food and drink

Food and drink is available from the on-site cafe or kiosk for you to enjoy before or after the workshop.

Drinking fountains and water bottle refill stations are located around the Garden.


The event is held inside both the Bicentennial Conservatory and Goodman Building, both of which are wheelchair accessible. There is wheelchair access along bitumen paths on the journey between both venues. Should you require more information, please reach out to us before the event for advice.


Toilets, including accessible toilets, and change tables are available within Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Getting here

Ticketed parking is available along Plane Tree Drive.

Patrons can also catch the bus to the Garden, and the tram stops 100m from the Main Gate on North Terrace (Botanic Gardens stop).

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