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Calendar

Meeting Dates

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

January 20, 2019 (rescheduled)
Winter Meeting

10:30-11:45:  Artists' Forum - Informal gathering to share portfolios, WIP and ideas. Meet in classroom to the left of the conservatory lobby.
12:15:  Business meeting
Program:  Hands-on workshop in Winter Nature Journaling with artist, teacher, and Shenandoah park ranger, Betty Gatewood.

March 24, 2019
Spring Meeting

10:30-noon:  Artists' Forum - Informal gathering to share portfolios, WIP and ideas. Meet in classroom to the left of the conservatory lobby.
12:30:  Business meeting
Program:  Distance Learning: an overview and panel discussion on Botanical Art tutorials and programs available online. An overview of what’s out there, how different programs work, and personal experiences by BASNCR members.

June 2, 2019
Summer Meeting

10:30-noon:  Artists' Forum - Informal gathering to share portfolios, WIP and ideas. Meet in classroom to the left of the conservatory lobby.
12:30:  Business meeting
Public Program:  BASNCR artist Kandy Vermeer Phillips, winner of the ASBA’s Julius I. Brown Grant, will discuss her project, Poetry in Silver: The Language of Flowers in the Works of Emily Dickinson. Kandy researched and worked at the poet’s home in Amherst, Massachusetts, to complete a series of 12 metalpoint drawings based on Dickinson’s herbarium and poetry.

October 6, 2019
BASNCR Annual Meeting


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Conference Dates


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Exhibit Dates

April 6 - 28, 2019
All Nature Is But Art

BASNCR-sponsored invitational exhibition featuring native plants of the Eastern United States
Location: Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Maryland

August 26 – October 28, 2019
All In a Garden Green

BASNCR-sponsored juried exhibition featuring native plants of the Eastern United States
Location: Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia

Both of these exhibitions will feature New World plants that might have impressed a visitor from abroad to our young nation in the early 19th century.

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Event Dates


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Newsletter Submission Deadlines

Winter 2019 issue: November 9, 2018
Spring 2019 issue: February 8, 2019
Summer 2019 issue: April 19, 2019
Fall 2019 issue: August 23, 2019

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


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