BASNCR Meetings

All BASNCR meetings continue to be virtual via the Zoom platform, and generally will be recorded for later viewing. For privacy purposes, login links and links to recorded videos will be distributed to members via email.

FUTURE: When in-person meetings resume, they will be held at the U.S. Botanic Garden which is located on the National Mall near the Capitol Building. Parking is free on Sundays in front of the building. Directions >

November 6, 2022 — Artists' Forum (normally the third Sunday of every month)
12:00 noon ET
Members informally share what they have  been working on. 

2023 Quarterly Meetings

- January 15
- April 23
- July 16
- October 8



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


Exhibits & Projects

November 20, 2022 – January 8, 2023 Exhibit at The Athenaeum, Alexandria, Virginia
The Botanical Gourmet
Focusing on the nutritional benefits of our favorite fruits and vegetables
Reception November 20, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
More Information >
Illustrated CookbookSee member emails for further information on this companion project.

April 6  - May 30, 2023 — Exhibit in the Historic Manor at Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Heirloom Apples and Companion Plants
Submission deadline in January or February 2023
More Information >

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

November 12 — For Winter 2022 issue. Theme: Heirloom apples, or any heirloom specimen.

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 Autumn 2022 Newsletter’ in the subject line.

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