Exhibition: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Tradition of Flower Illustration
Venue: Städel Museum in Frankfurt.
Dates: 11 October - 14 January 2018
A catalogue is available in German
One of the exhibitions this year which commemorates the 300th anniversary of the death of the great Maria Sibylla Merian. This exhibition traces the history of flower painting and drawing. On show are c.150 works on paper and vellum dating from 16th to the late 18th century from the collections of the and the Städel Museum in Frankfurt and the Kupferstichkabinett of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin
Previous Venue: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
(7th April - 2nd July 2017)
Title: The Seasonal Garden
5th Biennial Botanical Art Exhibition at Palmengarten - 150 paintings on display plus two workshops
Date: 24 October to 25 November 2018 (11am to 5pm)
The Seasonal Garden Leaflet (PDF)
This year's theme is the four seasons as experienced in the garden: from early awakening to full bloom to withering.
In Pursuit of Plants
4th Biennial German Exhibition
Date: 21st of October until the 20th November 2016
German/English exhibition leaflet (pdf)
- a retrospective of the traditional art of botanical painting focuses on why Plant Hunters needed Plant Painters. Also includes a selection of historical Plant Illustrations.
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