Our mission:

  • To develop the bond between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne and the National Herbarium of Victoria and the people of Victoria
  • To conserve, protect and sponsor the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne and the National Herbarium of Victoria
  • To support the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne and the National Herbarium of Victoria financially
  • To foster the interest of members in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne and the National Herbarium of Victoria, and in plants and flora generally 

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The Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibition 2016
- A New Direction

When: 15 - 30 October 2016 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Domain House Gallery, Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne

 

Australia’s premier selected exhibition of botanical works – with approximately 150 paintings being selected this year from 300 entries from local, interstate and overseas artists. 



Help support the important role plants play in our lives and future
Join the Friends and help support the Gardens
Membership is open to all

Volunteer Opportunity

If you would like to help out at the Botanic and Rare Plant Fair and Sale (22-23 Oct) or at The Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibition (15-30 Oct), please phone the Friends' Office on (03) 9650 6398 with your offer of help.