National Arboretum Canberra


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    Join a guided Wattle Walk on 27 or 28 August 2016

    Join a special guided Wattle Walk with Australian Acacia expert Dr Suzette Searle who will answer your questions about all things wattle. See more than ten types of beautiful winter-flowering wattles on this special 1 hour, easy walk. Wattle Walks at 2pm on Saturday 27 August OR 10am on Sunday 28 August, with thanks to the Wattle Day Association. See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 28 July 2016)

    Tickets on sale now for Voices in the Forest 19 November 2016

    This year's Voices in the Forest, Canberra’s operatic spectacular, will present some of the finest voices and musicians in the world, including Sumi Jo, Soprano; Richard Troxell, Tenor and Sally-Anne Russell, Mezzo-soprano. Early Bird Discount of 15% is available for groups of 10 or more until 31 August 2016. See the full story.
    (Published: Thursday, 21 July 2016)

    Winter Wonderland Photographic Exhibition 6 Aug - 4 Sept

    Parisa Applegarth's photographs share rare insights into the life of a Sami reindeer herder in Lapland in the Arctic Circle. Today there are just a handful of Sami who still follow the old ways. Free artists talk at 11am, Saturday 6 August in the Village Centre. See the full story.
    (Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016)

    Warm Trees colour the forests in July

    Come and see the largest knitted community art work in the world, 'Warm Trees', at the Arboretum for the month of July. This year's display features bright autumn colours and includes a giant knitted maple leaf, easily seen from the Village Centre. Pod Playground and the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection will also be decorated with vibrant knitting. Warm Trees is the combined effort of hundreds of volunteers who knit or crochet scarves for an exciting display at the Arboretum. Join us for one of the many free 'knit ins', try your hand at knitting a maple leaf, help decorate Pod Playground or enjoy a free guided Warm Trees walk. See the full story.
    (Published: Friday, 1 July 2016)

    Transforming the Events Terrace

    The Events Terrace is set to be transformed in the coming months. Works include planting avenues of trees along the roads and walkways, installing seating and lighting and the construction of three of the Gallery of Gardens - the Open Gardens Australia Garden, Mununja The Butterfly Garden and the Labyrinth Garden. See the full story.
    (Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2016)

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