About Us


Chelsea Physic Garden

Founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London, as a place where apprentice apothecaries could study the qualities and uses of medicinal plants and where plants could be grown before being taken to the laboratory at Apothecaries Hall at Blackfriars to be made into pills and potions to be sold.

David Worthington
[b.1962] is a professional sculptor and Vice President of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. He is a graduate in Theology and Philosophy from Lady Margaret Hall Oxford University. He studied art in London Barcelona and New York and worked as a stone carver for Anish Kapoor. He has exhibited widely and had two solo shows with the Lefevre Gallery. He lives and works in Dorset.

Art happens
is a limited liability partnership established by John Martin. Art Happens develops art events and marketing initiatives to build audiences for contemporary art whilst creating significant social, environmental or economic impact, independent of the art market.

Eden Lab
is a creative consultancy set up by Eden’s former Creative Director Peter Hampel FRSA to take Eden’s arts-led public engagement philosophy to new audiences internationally working in collaboration withartists. The aim is to provide a platform for the ongoing research, development and showcasing of new forms of creative expression and community engagement which inspire a deeper appreciation of our vital relation- ship with the Natural World and encourage people to care more about each other and the planet.

Art Happens in Association with Eden Lab Curator, David Worthington
Director, Art Happens, John Martin Director, Eden Lab, Pete Hampel
Assistant Curator, Rebecca Lewin
Conference Adviser, Hendrikus van Hensbergen

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