2014 Heritage Festival events at the Port Arthur Historic Site
Botanica group art exhibition - Asylum Hall daily 1-31 May
completed works of botanic art will be on display from the Botanica group of artists studying under Lauren Black, a leading figure in botanical art in Australia.
Meet the artists - Asylum Hall, Sunday 4 May 11am – 4pm
A chance to meet the artists from the Botanica group who will share their research about the plants and trees at Port Arthur, which are the inspiration behind their current art project.
Launch - Trentham orchard 11am – 3pm
Join us for the launch of the partnership between the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority and the Free Settlers Historical Plant Nursery, who are propagating heritage plants, some that are perhaps on the brink of extinction, to make them available to Tasmanian gardeners.
A guided tour through Port Arthurs gardens will occur between 12:00 – 1:30, and afternoon tea using produce from around the grounds will be available in the Asylum cafe.
Locations will be signposted from the Visitor Centre. These Tasmanian Heritage Festival activities are included in the cost of site entry.
Bookings and inquiries 1800 659 101
The Tasmanian Heritage Festival 2011 runs around Tasmania during May.