Artwork: Phoebe Paradise, Foundation, (2023). Installation image, Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside 2023. Photo by Bec Taylor.

Discover Botanica

In May of each year, Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside brings Brisbane’s City Botanic Gardens to life with state-of-the-art projects, unexpected installations and interactive artworks to captivate children and adults.

View the photography from 2023 and previous exhibitions.

Expression of interest opportunity

Each year, artists, designers, architects and students are invited to respond to a curatorial theme in new and exciting ways. Expressions of interest for Botanica 2024 are now open and close 5pm Monday 25 September 2023.

For more information, including the Botanica 2024 curatorial theme, visit Museum of Brisbane.

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2023 video highlights

Check out our 2023 highlights video.

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: 20 September 2023
Topics: creative

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