How to be a botanical artist

Hone your botanical art skills with these top tips from Kew’s botanical artists. You can hear more from the artists themselves on Worldwide Day of Botanical Art, 18 May.

What is botanical art?

Meet some of Kew’s botanical artists and find out about the scientific role of their artwork. Hear from the artists at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery on Worldwide Day of Botanical Art, 18 May

I am Gnomus, caretaker of the Earth

Gnomus is one the oldest creatures in the world. This summer, he's left his underground home to tell stories of the plants in the Temperate House. Tell us about yourself, Gnomus.

Behind the dragons

A master carver, 3D printers, a Buddhist blessing and a wind tunnel. Craig Hatto, Project Director for the Great Pagoda tells us how his team brought 80 dragons back to life.

A seed bank for Thailand

Conservation scientist Kate Hardwick reveals how a partnership between Thailand and Kew is helping protect key species. Discover more at our Thai-themed Orchids Festival.

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