Tag: exhibitions

Cast seeds

A sculptural take on our Herbarium collection

In May 2017 the Scottish sculptor Bobby Niven visited the Herbarium here at RBGE for a tour of the collection. He was on a fact finding mission as…

Laura Aldridge, Plant Scenery of the World, Inverleith House

Plant Scenery of the World

Plant Scenery of the World brings together new and commissioned works by contemporary artists alongside archival material and contemporary botanical drawings from the collection of the Royal Botanic Gardens.

After the Storm Update

I last wrote a blog about the After the Storm Project back in February this year and a lot has happened since then. The 12 Scottish furniture makers…

Inverleith House poster exhibition begins 30th anniversary celebrations

Inverleith House is celebrating three decades of contemporary art and botanical exhibitions at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with a presentation of rarely seen posters and invitation cards…

Bee friendly garden

Watching bees visitng flowers is something to look forward to in the run up to spring. Their choices are far from random and they will specialise in whatever…

Natures Beloved Son – rediscovering John Muir’s botanical legacy

A new exhibition, Natures Beloved Son, featuring the herbarium and words of pioneering conservationist John Muir, opened recently in the John Hope Gateway. The plants featured were found…

Open until 23 March – Naturally: Garvald Artists at the Botanics

Over the past four weeks, the John Hope Gateway has been host to an exhibition created by the artists from the Scottish charity Garvald, which supports adults with…