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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Staging a community art exhibition

kew_1For Kew’s Travel Treasures exhibition, local community groups and special needs schools created artworks inspired by the life and work of botanical artist Marianne North. The Marianne North Gallery at Kew Gardens houses more than 800 paintings of plants produced by the Victorian naturalist and artist during her travels across five continents. In 2010, to mark the completion of a major restoration of the … Continue Reading ››