Exhibition at the Botanic Garden #dundeewestend

Dundee artist Pauline Lavery currently has an exhibition at Dundee Botanic Garden in the visitor centre.   This exhibition focuses on her Dundee paintings and there is also craftwork, cards and calendars.
Pauline creates her drawing and painting using several media and enjoys working in acrylics, watercolours and colouring pencils.   She is also a skilled felt-maker and creates felted jewellery, bags and scarves.
The exhibition titled “My Dundee” runs until Sunday 25th August during the normal summer opening times of the Botanic Garden.

West End Art Group Exhibition #dundeewestend

All residents are invited to the Annual Exhibition of recent paintings by students of artist John Stoa.
The West End Art Group’s exhibition – “Spiritual Awakening” – is now on at the Botanic Garden from until Sunday 7th July – each day from 11am.
More details available here.

Event at the Botanic Garden today #dundeewestend

The next Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden talk is today in the garden’s Education Centre at 2pm.
The speaker will be Sally McConville, Environmental Assistant at Dundee City Council. 
Sally will talk about Bonnie Dundee and Beautiful Scotland. 
Bonnie Dundee works in partnership with Dundee City Council to support Dundee’s entry into the Large City category of the Beautiful Scotland campaign. 
Volunteers are involved in a wide range of projects, from litter picks and tree planting to tending community gardens and the colourful planters you see around the city streets.
Hope to see you there – bring a friend!

New Year Fun Run 2019!

On Wednesday 2nd January at 11am and until 1pm there will be a 5k fun run around the paths of the University Botanic Garden to get yourself in shape for the New Year. 
The event caters for all ages and ambitions, just walk or break the record! 
Your reward, as well as a good time, will include seasonal refreshments in the education centre at the end of the run.
We recommend you register here to ensure our catering is adequate on the day.
The event is weather dependent and up-to-the-minute guidance is available on the Friends’ blog that you can access here.

Dundee Botanic Garden event #dundeewestend

The Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden have organised a talk on Historic gardens of Scotland – by Sue Hewer, Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage.  
Taking place in the Education Centre (pictured) in the Garden tomorrow – Sunday 9th December – at 2pm.
The talk will discuss why and how the design of gardens and landscapes changes over time and what an understanding of those changes can contribute to our knowledge of social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological history.
All welcome!