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Artwork from left to right: Sue Stuart - Richea dracophylla, Thea Clark - Agapanthus, Peta Harrington - Bromeliad Artwork from left to right: Jean Dennis - Endiandra sieberi,  Annick Ansselin - Telopea speciosissima, Anna Voytsekhovich - Dahlia Artwork from left to right: Sooka Kim - Cynara Cardunculus (Artichoke), Margaret Muffet - Cucurbita 'Miniature Pumpkins', Judy Morris - Eryngium PlanumArtwork from left to right: George Kraus - Eucalyptus macrocarpa, Mim Wells - Banksia cuneata,  David Reynolds - Banksia integrifolia

Upcoming Exhibitions

    • 20 Feb 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 15 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Braemar Gallery,104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW 2777

    A showcase of high quality botanical art produced by local Blue Mountains artists participating in Barbara Duckworth's botanical art classes 

    The subjects in this exhibition display examples of plants from the huge diversity of plant life found throughout the Blue Mountains - be it endemic wildflowers, native grasses, exotics or plants found in home gardens which encompasses the different climates we have between the lower and upper mountains. Paintings reflect the breadth of styles and media of the members and seen in the genre of Botanical art.

    open Thursdays to Sundays

    • 5 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM
    • 12 Apr 2020
    • 4:30 PM
    • Visitors Gallery Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra

    The Seed Bank at the Botanic Gardens Canberra has commissioned a number of  botanical artists to paint seeds from their collection to be included in their exhibition, Seeds from the Bank, 5th March to 12th April at the Visitors Gallery. 

    • 25 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne
    Registration is closed

    BASA will again be exhibiting at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

    Registration to exhibit at this event is open only to BASA members. If you are a member and wish to exhibit  click the Register button which will take you to the entry form, the artwork submission form and online payment of $10 per painting (you can also pay offline).

    Click to download the Information for Artists.

    Registration will close on Wed 12 February 2020.

    Contact us for more information.

    • 18 Apr 2020
    • 17 May 2020
    • Visitors Gallery, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra

    The exhibition is part of the celebrations of the Australian National Botanic Gardens 50th anniversary and the Friends 30th anniversary.

    The exhibition subject will be Banksias as well as plants Banks and Solander collected on their voyage with Captain Cook on the Endeavour.

    • 1 May 2020
    • 19 Jul 2020
    • Redcliffe Museum, 75 Anzac Avenue, Redcliffe QLD 4020

    Artistic Endeavour: Contemporary botanical artists’ response to the legacy of Banks, Solander and Parkinson marks the 250th anniversary of the HMB Endeavour’s voyage along the east coast of Australia. Scientists Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, together with illustrator Sydney Parkinson, gathered and recorded many “curious plants (they) met with on shore”.

    Showcasing new works by members of the Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland, the exhibition is an innovative exploration of the artistic, scientific, environmental and cultural significance of this chapter in Queensland’s botanical heritage.

    More information about the exhibition is  available on the Museum's website.

    • 12 Jul 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 26 Jul 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Lion Gate Lodge Garden The Royal Botanic Garden Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

    Fungi is a brand new exhibition in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, brought to you by Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens. Lion Gate Lodge will host an array of artworks, including paintings, drawings, printmaking, photography and sculptures, inspired by fungi in all their glory.

    Fungi both enchants us and repels us; poisons us and gives us food and nutrients. They can be storybook perfect or hideously grotesque, but for all their contradictions, one thing is certain: fungi have had an important role to play throughout human history. In fact, all life on earth can be categorized into just five major kingdoms of which fungi is one. For this exhibition, we are shining a spotlight on the incredible diversity of fungi.

    All items in the exhibition are for sale with proceeds going to the artists and to assisting Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens to continue supporting horticulture, conservation, scientific research and educations programs within your Botanic Gardens.

    Save the date! Get a first look at Fungi Exhibition at the Opening celebration on Saturday, 11 July 2020. Mingle with the artists, sip on a glass of Tyrrell’s wine, and enjoy shopping for artworks in the beautiful Lion Gate Lodge before the general public.

    To apply to exhibit in the Fungi Exhibition, please contact Foundation and Friends office 02 92318182  by Friday, 7 Febraury 2020. 
    • 19 Sep 2020
    • 4 Oct 2020
    • Domain House Gallery, Dallas Brooks Dr, Melbourne

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

    More information will be available next year.

    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 11 Oct 2020
    • Visitors Gallery, Australian National Botanical Gardens, Canberra

    A joint exhibition with the botanical art group at the Australian National Botanic Gardens and Korean botanical artists is planned

    • 29 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11 Oct 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Fitter's Workshop, Kingston Art Space

    Entries for this exhibition will be open to BASA members only.

    Registration for this exhibition should open  in July.

    To join BASA please click here

    Contact us for more information.

    • 19 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • 24 Nov 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, 65 Salamanca Pl, Battery Point TAS 7004

    Entries for this exhibition will be open to BASA members only.

    Registration for this exhibition should open  in August.

    To join BASA please click here

    Contact us for more information.

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