Collage of Joseph Hooker's drawings and correspondence

Joseph Hooker: Putting plants in their place

To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of Victorian Britain's most important scientists, Joseph Hooker (1817–1911), Kew is holding an exhibition of a selection of his photographs, journals and paintings. Daily until 17 September.

Fungi growing at Kew Gardens

Watercolour workshop: fungi

Join us on this workshop where you'll learn to record different types of mushroom before drawing and painting them. 14-16 November.

Watercolour workshop: gilded flowers

This watercolour workshop is about learning to make a botanical miniature with a gilded background of a plant or flower on watercolour paper. 16-17 September.

Botanical Art, line drawing and painting

Botanical illustration for beginners

A short entry level course for people to find out the basics of botanical illustration and the skills and techniques required. 4-8 September.

Pagoda Tree

Drawing trees

This one day course is an introduction to drawing trees with a focus on composition, scale, experimentation, and texture. 27 or 28 September 2017.

Botanical illustrations on show in the Library

Kew Certificate in Botanical Illustration

Gain an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of botanical illustration on this modular course leading to the Kew Certificate. The 2017/18 programme begins in September 2017.