Meeting Dates

Our meetings take place at the U.S. Botanic Garden.  Visit the U.S. Botanic Garden website for directions to this location.

2017  Meeting Dates

October 8, 2017
Program:”Making Artist Cards to Swap and Keep”. Local artist Laura Hummel will discuss the artist card concept and movement and help us create our own botanically themed cards. Bring items you want to incorporate.  A $5 donation is requested to cover cost of materials.

2018 Meeting Dates

January 14, 2018:  
Program and demo exploring pigments with long-time BASNCR member and professional chemist Al Yergey. Informal Artists’ Forum at 10:30 am.

March 18, 2018
Public program featuring Dean Norton, Director of Horticulture at Mt. Vernon Estate, home of George Washington. Informal Artists’ Forum at 10:30 am.

June 3, 2018
Summer Meeting

October 7, 2018
BASNCR Annual Meeting

Conference Dates

October 12-14, 2017  The 23rd ASBA Annual Meeting & Conference.  San Francisco Bay Area, San Mateo Marriott  in conjunction with Filoli and the host organization: Northern California Society of Botanical Artists

October 11-18, 2017  The 24th Annual ASBA Annual Meeting and Conference  in St. Louis, Missouri

Exhibit Dates

November 1 to December 13, 2017  BASNCR Invitational Exhibit, “Nature’s Pharmacy: Plants that Heal”  Center for the Arts, Manassas, VA 

Opening May 2018 “Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora” exhibit.  ASBA sponsored juried exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden; will also feature digital views of simultaneous exhibits from around the globe.

May 18, 2018 “Worldwide Day of Botanical Art”

Newsletter Submission Deadlines

Spring 2018 issue:   Feb 2, 2018
Summer 2018 issue: Apr 20, 2018
Fall 2018 issue:  Aug 24, 2018

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