BASNCR Meetings

January 15, 2023Winter Meeting *IN PERSON*
Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Auditorium, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland


  12:00 noon EST - 12:20 p.m. – Catch up and share with other members.
  12:20-12:50 – Chapter Meeting: reports, upcoming meeting plans, exhibits, activities and programs.
  12:50-1:00 – Break
  1:00-3:00 – At least 3 different demonstrations and hands-on activities. See president's email message for details.

January 22, 2023 – Artists' Forum (normally the third Sunday of every month)
12:00 noon EST – Members informally share what they have been working on. 

April 16, 2023  Spring Meeting

June 25, 2023  Summer Meeting

October 8, 2023  Fall Meeting via Zoom. Speaker: Roberta Rosenthal, “Business Practices for Artists and Illustrators.”



October 11-14, 2023 — ASBA 29th Annual Meeting & Conference
Mobile, Alabama
More Information >


Exhibits & Projects

February 26, 2023 — Entry submission deadline for exhibit Heirloom Apples and Their Companions

April 3, 2023 — Art delivery to Green Spring Gardens for exhibit Heirloom Apples and Their Companions

April 4  - May 30, 2023 — Exhibit in the Historic House at Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Heirloom Apples and Companion Plants
April 16, 2:00-4:00 — Opening Reception
More Information >

May 30, 2023, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — Art pickup from Green Spring Gardens for exhibit Heirloom Apples and Their Companions

June 12 - July 10, 2023 — Exhibit at Brookside Gardens Visitor Center, Wheaton, Maryland
Botanica 2023
Reception June 18
This exhibition dovetails with three recent projects: our cookbook and our two exhibitions, Botanical Gourmet and Heirloom Apples. Submissions to any of these three can be re-submitted to this exhibit and new material is also encouraged.
More information is forthcoming.

November - December 2023 — Exhibit at the Dumfries Public Library, Prince William County, Virginia
Plants and Pollinators
Other information is forthcoming.


Other Events

General botanical art events that may be of interest to the BASNCR membership are often shared by the president via email.


Newsletter Submission Deadlines

February 17, 2023 — For Spring issue

Submissions (articles and images) should be emailed to Editor Betsy Lyon. Send 300-dpi scanned images in JPEG format, high-contrast, labeled with your name, scientific and common plant names, and medium used. Please write 'BASNCR Spring 2023 Newsletter’ in the subject line.

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