BASNCR Meetings

For the duration of the pandemic, all BASNCR meetings will 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 via email.

Post-pandemic, in-person meetings will resume 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 >

August 21, 2022 — Artists' Forum (normally the third Sunday of every month)
12:00 noon ET
Members informally share what they have  been working on. 

October 2, 2022Fall Meeting
12:00 noon ET
Presentation: Catherine Watters, History of Botanical Art
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2023 Meetings
- January 15
- April 23
- July 16
- October 8



October 20–22, 2022ASBA 28th Annual Meeting & Conference
Fully in-person at the New York Botanical Garden PLUS a scaled-back online option
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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
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Illustrated Cookbook — Submission deadline is October 1, 2022. See member emails for further information on this companion project.

April 3 - May 31, 2023 — Exhibit at Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Heritage Apples and Companion Plants
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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

August 12 — For Autumn 2022 issue. Theme is flowers with their pollinators.

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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