Symposium | Framing Flora: Artists and the Science of Botany

Symposium | Framing Flora: Artists and the Science of Botany

The wildflower season in Western Australia puts a spotlight on the State’s botanical riches, their special place on Country and the threat humans now pose to them. 

Hear from the curators, artists and botanists involved in bringing you an array of botanical and environment themed exhibitions and events in 2019.

Keynote Speaker | Friday
Professor Stephen Hopper AC
, Professor of Biodiversity, Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, UWA Albany (CENRM) and School of Biological Sciences

Keynote Speaker | Saturday
Professor Ann Elias
, Associate Professor, History and Theory of Contemporary Global Art, Department of Art History, University of Sydney

Other speakers include Professor Kingsley Dixon, Vicki Laurie, Laetitia Wilson, Kado Muir, Erica Seccombe, Gemma Weston Philippa Nikulinsky, Susie Vickery and Jude van der Merwe.

Related Information

1-4pm, Friday 19 July | AGWA
1-4pm, Saturday 20 July | LWAG

Venues: Art Gallery of WA (Fri) & Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery (Sat)

AGWA Theatrette

Bookings essential


$10+bf AGWA Members, LWAG Friends, Concession
$15+bf General


AGWA is closed until 16 October for a final stage of redevelopment works. Details