Evenings at the Exhibition

Dates: Fridays 10 and 17 November, and 1 December

Time: 5pm - 8pm (last entry to exhibition 7pm)

Location: Bicentennial Conservatory southern end, Adelaide Botanic Garden (D12 on the map). Please note that the exit will be via the Hackney Gate or Friends' Gate only after 7pm.

Tickets: Adult general admission: $10, Students and concessions: $8 for the Exhibition and can be purchased on the door. Drinks can be purchased from the pop-up bar separately. This is an all-ages event; alcohol will not be served to patrons under the age of 18.


Soak up the sights and sounds of the Garden as twilight falls.

Kick off your weekend at Adelaide Botanic Garden with a relaxing drink, live music and a stunning photography exhibition.

Evenings in the Exhibition allows you to view the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition after its usual opening hours, with added extras!

Housed within the lush rainforest setting of the Bicentennial Conservatory, the exhibition allows you to gaze through the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers and marvel at the natural beauty of our planet.

Simply purchase your $10 exhibition ticket on the door (or book online) then enjoy the free live acoustic music and purchase a drink from the pop-up bar.

Wander the exhibition with drink in hand, or sit outside the conservatory to enjoy a peaceful after-work catch up as you soak up the sights and sounds of the Garden as twilight falls.

Wildlife in Focus Talks

Boost your evening even more and join us for our Friday night Wildlife in Focus talks.

Delve into the captivating talks on wildlife photography and local conservation projects.

Whether you're a photographer, a nature enthusiast, or a conservation advocate, this exhibition and Wildlife in Focus series of talks offer a unique opportunity to engage with the world around us.

Tickets cost $25 and include a drink on arrival and entry to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition:

Photographing Antarctica: A Glimpse of Life in the Freezer
with Scott Portelli
Friday 10 November 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Explore the icy realm above and below the surface as we take a glimpse into one of the most remote locations on the planet.

Returning Platypus to the Torrens: Turning a Dream into Reality with Professor Chris Daniels
Friday 17 November 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Has the restoration of the River Torrens created an environment fit for the reintroduction of the platypus?

Fantastic Flying Foxes with Doug Gimesy
Friday 1 December 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The grey-headed flying fox is only found in Australia and are vital to the health and wellbeing of many of our forests - helping disperse the seeds and pollinate over 100 species.

Wait, we have more! ....

Wildlife in Focus Masterclasses

Take your travel photography to the next level with insights gained from award-winning photographers at these Saturday morning workshops.

The Art of Capturing Wildlife Photography with Scott Portelli

Saturday 11 November 10:00am - 12:00pm
Please note there will be a scheduled break to allow people to observe the Remembrance Day minute's silence.

Creating Memorable Wildlife Images
with Doug Gimesy
Saturday 2 December 10:00am - 12:00pm

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Evenings at the Exhibition

Photo credit: Rosina Possingham

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