Florida Naturally Wild: Watercolor Painting by Kim Heise

June 23 through August 26, 2023

Tuesday – Fridays, June 23 – August 25 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. *

Open Saturdays: June 24, July 29 and August 26

*Last entrance at 3:00 p.m.

The Kampong

Experience the beauty of Florida’s native plants and animals through the artistic lens of South Florida watercolor artist Kim Heise’s Florida Naturally Wild exhibit of original works on display this summer at The Kampong.

Kim reveals her love for Florida’s native flora and fauna through captivating large-scale watercolor paintings that capture keystone and endangered species, revealing the dynamic but delicate relationships between Florida’s native wildlife. The exhibit presents the Florida panther in Big Cypress National Preserve, native owls, lizards, mangroves, and other natural wonders presented in the stylish setting of The Kampong, a historically important site in south Miami.

The Florida Naturally Wild exhibit is open to the public from June 23 through August 26 on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with three Saturday exhibit dates offered on June 24, July 29, and August 26.

Visitors to The Kampong can enjoy these environmentally inspired paintings included in the price of admission to a garden tour. Parking is limited and online reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations can be made via our online booking site. Email kampong@ntbg.org for additional information.

Kim Heise is a watercolor artist with a passion for painting Florida native plants and animals. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from Florida Atlantic University in 2016 and regularly collaborates with environmental groups on projects that support wilderness conservation. Her large-scale works feature endangered or keystone species, and the relationships between plants and animals. For more information, visit www.kimheise.com.


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