Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside

Experience art in the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City after dark at Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside.

As the sun sets over Brisbane's iconic skyline, uncover a stunning series of temporary installations amidst the beauty of Queensland's premier heritage garden. 

Botanica is one of the thousands of festivals, markets and events Council helps to deliver each year, giving you more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane.

Event information

Featuring new artworks from some of Australia's leading contemporary artists and designers, this open-air exhibition will inspire conversations about our built, natural and digital environments.

This table includes event information for Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside.
Dates and times May 2021
Age All ages
Cost  Free

The exhibition is complemented by an exciting program of tours, talks and workshops for children and adults.

Come and explore the unique atmosphere of the gardens at night with family and friends. On Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy food trucks and discover more performances, projection art and activations.


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Highlights from Botanica 2019

Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside (2019)

More information

For more information for Botanica, you can:

  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated: 15 June 2020
Topics: creative