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Amy Shelton: Bee Works | Florilegium

Amy Shelton: Bee Works | Florilegium

An exhibition of recent work exploring the current threats to the honeybee.

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.

Alternative Photography Scotland: ACTINIC

Alternative Photography Scotland: ACTINIC

Actinism is the property of solar radiation that leads to the production of photochemical and photobiological effects occurring in such things as analogue photographic printmaking and photosynthesis in plants.

Cyanotype Workshop

Cyanotype Workshop

A hands-on Cyanotype Workshop inspired by artwork from the ACTINIC Exhibition including artworks from RBGE's archives such as Anna Atkins to contemporary artists working with interesting photographic techniques.

Introduction to Botanical Art

Introduction to Botanical Art

This intensive 5-day course is aimed at anyone new to botanical painting or watercolour and will teach you the basics of Botanical Art to allow you to enjoy capturing the incredible character of plants. 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.

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.

Chlorophyl Printing Demonstration

Chlorophyl Printing Demonstration

Did you know you can print a photograph on a plant? Join us for a 1 hour demonstration covering the basics of Chlorophyll printing.

Anthotype workshop

Anthotype workshop

Learn to make photographic prints using plant material. Anthotyping is the long-neglected art of using only plants, paper, and sunlight to create photographic prints.

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