Donna Davis | Scenic Rim Artist-in-Residence 2022 Program

Join Dr Gill Brown, from the Queensland Herbarium, and artist Donna Davis as they talk about the importance and use of pressed specimens and view flora using a USB microscope.

Donna Davis - Pressed Specimens

ART/SCIENCE TALK: Pressed Specimens

followed by a Microscopic Investigation session: View hidden worlds within flora


Tues, 19 July 2022, 10am-1pm


Vonda Youngman Community Centre, North Tamborine 




FREE but registration is required 



Online, at the Box Office in person or, by phone (07) 5540 5050 (during office hours)

Tuesday 19 July 2022, 10am-1pm. 
Vonda Youngman Community Centre
, 2-4 Knoll Rd, North Tamborine

ART/SCIENCE TALK: Why do we need Pressed Specimens? Hear Dr Gill Brown, from the Queensland Herbarium, talk about the importance and use of pressed specimens. Features some of Scenic Rim’s endangered flora. This is followed by artist, Donna Davis, discussing how she uses herbaria collections in her work.

MICROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION: View hidden worlds within flora. Join Dr Gill Brown and Donna Davis to view flora from your garden using a USB microscope and explore new views of flora from both artistic and scientific perspectives. Participants may bring their own specimens. On the day, book your 15-minute session to view plants using the microscope (16 places available).

NB. The Centre Beaudesert will also hold Microscopic Investigation sessions. More info


This Artist-in-Residence program is proudly presented by Scenic Rim Regional Council and supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and Scenic Rim Regional Council to support local arts and culture in Regional Queensland.

SRRC and QLD Government