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Calendar

Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, our meetings take place at the U.S. Botanic Garden which is located on the National Mall near the Capitol. Parking is free on Sundays in front of the building. For directions, visit the USBG website.

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

October 1 - 31, 2019
Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants by the River’s Edge (Venue 1)

ASBA-supported juried exhibition featuring plants of the James River
Location: Lora Robins Library at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, Virginia

November 3 - December 22, 2019
Ancarrow’s List: Native Plants by the River’s Edge (Venue 2)

ASBA-supported juried exhibition featuring plants of the James River
Location: James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, 901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

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Event Dates


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Newsletter Submission Deadlines

April 19, 2019: Summer 2019 issue
August 23, 2019: Fall 2019 issue

Submissions (articles and images) should be emailed to Editor Joe BaileySend 300 dpi scanned images in jpeg format, labeled with your name, scientific and common plant names, and medium used.

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