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Daily Garden Walks

Daily Garden Walks

Celebrate the seasons and join our expert Garden Guides on a tour of the Garden. Discover seasonal highlights, hidden treasures and tales of the intrepid adventurers behind the plants on display.

Photosynthesis: Shedding new light on plants

Photosynthesis: Shedding new light on plants

The first exhibition in Scotland by artists from the Dutch art collective, Tropism. Featuring botanical installations and photographs of plants taken with unusual, often scientific, visualisation techniques, the exhibition provides a surprising and spectacularly different view on plants.

Fatal Fungi: Models and watercolours on vellum of poisonous and hallucinogenic mushrooms by Stephen Caine

While some species of fungi are among the most highly regarded of gastronomic delights, others contain the most notorious of all naturally occurring poisons. This exhibition of models and paintings of fungi includes many of the most toxic British species.

John Chamberlain: Outdoor sculptures

John Chamberlain: Outdoor sculptures

As part of the John Chamberlain exhibition at Inverleith House, four of Chamberlain's late monumental sculptures in bright green, pink and bronze aluminium can be viewed outdoors in the Garden's landscaped grounds.

John Chamberlain: Sculptures

John Chamberlain: Sculptures

The first solo exhibition with a UK public gallery by the great American artist John Chamberlain (1927 – 2011) includes monumental twisted metal foil sculptures placed throughout the Garden.

Lorna Fraser: The Herbarium, An Artist's View

Lorna Fraser: The Herbarium, An Artist's View

An exhibition of new work by Edinburgh based artist Lorna Fraser. This work in ceramic and print is inspired by the plant specimens from the RBGE Herbarium.

David Forster - Summer Watercolour Workshop

David Forster - Summer Watercolour Workshop

Referring to the great watercolourists of the past, landscape artist and tutor David Forster will use outdoor painting in the splendid setting of the Gardens to explore the life and richness of watercolour. Price includes lunch.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers. Find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Fraxi Queen of the Forest (Asylon Theatre)

Fraxi Queen of the Forest (Asylon Theatre)

Discover the cycles of nature through the story of Fraxi the ash tree and the people connected to her over several generations of one family.

Painting Light & Colour

Painting Light & Colour

On this two-day workshop we will be spending the first day out in the Gardens sketching and the following day painting. As part of the course a delicious summer afternoon tea will be served in the Gateway Restaurant (included in the price).

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