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Seeing the Invisible

April 14, 2022

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 16, 2022

Details: Seeing the Invisible, the most ambitious and expansive exhibition of contemporary artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology, is being presented simultaneously in 12 botanic gardens in six countries including Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and Cranbourne as the exclusive Australian locations.

Pick up a FREE families Guide from the Visitor Centre. Find the 13 artworks hiding around the Gardens and explore the activities in the guide. Be inspired by the art and activities to help create a harmonious future between people, plants and the planet.


Addressing themes of nature, the environment and sustainability, and exploring the boundaries and connections between art, technology and nature, the exhibition features immersive virtual works by more than a dozen established and emerging artists including Ai Weiwei, Refik Anadol, Sarah Meyohas,  El Anatsui, Mohammed Kazem, Sigalit Landau, Timur Si-Qin and Australia’s Mel O’Callaghan. The exhibition is accessible via smartphone and tablet through the Seeing the Invisible app which is available for iPhone and Android in the App Store and Google Play, and it is best experienced with headphones.



What: Exhibition

Who: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

When:  Daily until September 2022

Where: Royal Botanic Garden Victoria, Melbourne and Cranbourne Gardens

Meeting Location: Visitor Centre

Suburb:  CBD and Cranbourne

Cost:  FREE

Age Range: Families

Max Participants:

Bookings required: no

Further info: www.rbg.vic.gov.au

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April 14, 2022


Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Melbourne and Cranbourne


Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
+61 3 9252 2300
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