16 Mar to 31 Mar 2019
Calligraphy and origamai workshop Be inspired by Tairiku Teshima Calligraphy 'One'Exhibition, on display at the National Arboretum Canberra 8 - 31 March 2019. Learn to write a simple Japanese characte...
21 Mar, 2019 at 10:00 AM
In celebration of the International Day of Forests, this walk has been designed to spark the imaginations of young minds. Parents and children will join our educator on a sensory walk exploring trees,...
Thursday at 10:00 AM
21 Mar, 2019 at 4:00 PM
This International Day of Forests, we want to spark curiosity and instil the sense of wonder into young minds.We'll plant the seed of knowledge during a sensory walk through the National Arboretum tha...
Thursday at 4:00 PM
23 Mar, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Join us on Eucalypt Day at the National Arboretum Canberra and to explore the diversity of eucalypts around the Arboretum.
Saturday at 2:00 PM
25 Mar, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Learn how to style and look after your very own bonsai! This workshop covers the essentials for creating, styling and maintaining bonsai and offers a unique opportunity to learn directly from the cura...
Monday at 2:00 PM
29 Mar, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Join internationally renowned Bonsai artists Heike van Gunst and Sandra Grlica from Germany and Leigh Taafe, Curator of the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection. The panel will cover a wide range of...
Friday at 1:30 PM
29 Mar, 2019 at 5:30 PM
The premier event of Bonsai Week 2019, Bonsai After Hours - Women in Bonsai, will feature a simultaneous demonstration by international bonsai artists, Heike van Gunst and Sandra Grlica from Germany. ...
Friday at 5:30 PM
1 Apr to 30 Apr 2019
Children's birthday parties at the Arboretum: Kite making or Forest Adventure! We will email you more detailed information once you have booked your party Kite Party Children have fun decorating, asse...
15 Apr to 18 Apr 2019
Join us on a guided activity to explore the forests beyond the Pod Playground during the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival. The National Arboretum spans across 250 hectares, but many children have...
17 Apr, 2019 at 10:00 AM
During this workshop children will be introduced to the wonderful world of bees inside and outside the hive. Children will have fun identifying a queen bee, her workers and drones through observation ...
Wednesday at 10:00 AM
17 Apr, 2019 at 11:00 AM
As part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival, take a stroll down the Arboretum's Central Valley zigzag pathway while your guide talks about the trees planted by dignitaries and celebrities ove...
Wednesday at 11:00 AM
21 Apr, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Eucalypts are the most common tree in our Australian Landscape.
Sunday at 9:30 AM
23 Apr to 24 Apr 2019
Create and decorate your own kite to fly at one of Canberra's most scenic locations these school holidays. Children then take their kite home with them. Children can still decorate and make a kite if ...
24 Apr, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Step back into ancient times to learn about the rocks that formed the National Arboretum’s soil and how the scenery of the ACT was shaped. Walk through trees that grew at the time of the dinosaurs and...
28 Apr, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Fire and Water guided walk As part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival, discover the origins of the Arboretum and the bush fires of 2001 and 2003. Learn how the Arboretum manages its water to...
Sunday at 11:00 AM
1 May to 31 May 2019
12 May, 2019 at 9:30 AM
"Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness..." (John Keats)
4 Sep, 2019 at 5:30 PM
This four week beginner bonsai course covers the essentials for creating, styling and maintaining bonsai.By the end of the course, students will have taken home four potted bonsai and be confident in ...
Wednesday at 5:30 PM