Calendar - BASNCR Website


Meeting Dates

Our meetings take place at the U.S. Botanic Garden, which is on the National Mall near the Capitol.
For directions to this location, visit the USBG website.

June 3, 2018
Public program featuring Eileen Malone Brown, Botanical Artists for Education and the Environment: “Putting Botanical Art to Work.”
Informal Artists’ Forum at 10:30 a.m.

October 7, 2018
BANSCR Annual Meeting
Program: BASNCR member Carol Holmquist will discuss ancient herbals that recorded plant structure, growing habits, and often recipes for preparing medication, and how botanical art today reflects back that earlier form of capturing botanical information.
Informal Artists’ Forum at 10:30 a.m.

January 13, 2019
Winter Meeting

March 24, 2019
Spring Meeting

June 2, 2019
Summer Meeting

October 6, 2019
BASNCR Annual Meeting


Conference Dates

October 11-13, 2018
The 24th Annual ASBA Annual Meeting and Conference in St. Louis, Missouri
For more information, visit the ASBA website.


Exhibit Dates

May 4 - October 15, 2018
“Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora” 
ASBA-sponsored juried exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden. Will also feature digital views of simultaneous exhibits from around the globe.
For more information, visit the USBG website.

June 23 - July 20, 2018
"Botanica 2018: The Art & Science of Plants" 
Juried show presented by the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art & Illustration and the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region
Brookside Gardens Visitors Center, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland


Event Dates

May 4-5, 2018
BASNCR demonstration booth at the Washington National Cathedral’s Flower Mart, an annual spring festival on the Cathedral Close benefiting its gardens and grounds.
For more information, visit the All Hallows Guild website.

May 17, 2018
BASNCR Education Field Trip: Meadowview Biological Research Station, Caroline County, VA
Guided tour, followed by picnic lunch and sketching time, at this rare plant preserve, located on Meadow Creek Pond, whose mission is to preserve and restore pitcher plant bogs and associated ecosystems in Maryland and Virginia. Reservations by Friday, May 11. Cost: $10.
For more information and to register, email Susan Estes.

May 18, 2018
"Botanical Art Worldwide" at the U.S. Botanic Garden
As part of the ASBA’s America’s Flora exhibit and an international celebration of botanical art featuring exhibitions of native plants in over 20 countries, the USBG presents an afternoon of special programming including public lectures and a “Meet the Artists” event, some with pre-registration and fee.
For more information and to register, visit the USBG website.


Newsletter Submission Deadlines

Summer 2018 issue: April 20, 2018
Fall 2018 issue: August 24, 2018

Submissions – articles and 300 dpi images – should be emailed to Editor Joe Bailey.

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