Elegant and Enchanting

Stunning art exhibition highlighting the plant habitats and beautiful flora of Japan, China and Thailand.

Flowering Cherries: Prunus pendula 'Pendula-rosea' by Mieko Ishikawa

Date and time

16 October 2021 to 24 April 2022

10am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)


Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, Kew Gardens


Included with entry to the Gardens

Join us to explore our magnificent collection of works by renowned Japanese botanical artists at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

Featured artists include Asuka Hishiki, Hideo Horikoshi, Mariko Ikeda, Mieko Ishikawa and Kimiyo Maruyama. 

Enjoy the exquisite paintings by these extraordinary contemporary artists, shown alongside the work of other wonderful artists from Japan, China and Thailand.

Curated by Dr Shirley Sherwood OBE, the exhibition will highlight these botanically rich countries and their wide range of plant habitats and beautiful flora.


Image © Flowering Cherries: Prunus pendula 'Pendula-rosea' (2006) Mieko Ishikawa.