Exhibitions in Europe in 2017
At the top of the page are listings for published exhibitions in 2017 in:
Upcoming Exhibitions - including Calls for Entries
I'm happy to list exhibitions in the future as soon as they are announced - subject to the listing relating to a reputable group of botanical artists/illustrators and/or a professional botanical artist.
I also list calls for entry below.
Permanent Collections of Botanical Art in Europe
- in Denmark, Ireland and Spain - are listed on a separate page
ARCHIVES: Past Botanical Art Exhibitions in Europe
Find out more about past exhibitions in different countries in Europe between 2014 and 2017 in Austria, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands
Exhibition: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Tradition of Flower Illustration
Venue: Städel Museum in Frankfurt.
Dates: 11 October - 14 January 2017
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)
Autumn: Beautiful Silence: Mariko Ikeda - Watercolor and pigment print | Achim Weinberg - Photography
Venue: Forum Botanische Kunst
Dates: 22 September to 10 December 2017
Spring: Andreas Hentrich - Painting, Watercolor | Annie Patterson - Watercolor | and other artists
Venue: Forum Botanische Kunst
Dates: March 24 - May 6, 2018
Botanical Art Worldwide - Germany - Flora's New Master (2018)
Dates: May 18 to July 22, 2018
This is German contribution of an international exhibition series with botanical art with botanical artists from both Germany and Austria.
Bloom Horticultural Exhibition, Dublin
Exhibition: Bloom - Annual Botanical & Floral Art Exhibition (2018)
Dates: 31st May - 4th June 2018
This is an open submission exhibition which is held at the Visitor Centre in the Phoenix Park, Dublin during the Horticultural Exhibition called Bloom run by Bord Bia (the Irish Food Board).
It usually occurs at the end of May/beginning of June.
Call for Entries: 6th Annual Botanical & Floral Art in Bloom Exhibition (2018)
The Call for Entries for the 2018 will open in February 2018. I'll be doing an update.
In the meantime this is what they said for 2017
Call for Entries: The 5th Annual Botanical and Floral Art in Bloom open submission exhibition will take place at Bloom 2017.
Stones, Slabs and Seascapes: George Du Noyer’s Images of Ireland
Venue: Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
Dates: 17 November 2017–24 February 2018
George Victor Du Noyer travelled the length and breadth of Ireland, sketching and recording as he went -including exquisite watercolours of Irish apple varieties, roses and other botanical specimens.
Fruitteeltmuseum Kapelle - Fruit Revealed
Exhibition: Botanical Art, Fruit Revealed
Venue: Fruitteeltmuseum Kapelle
Dates: April 1, 2017 - February 24, 2018
Information: Information email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0113- 344 904 during business hours.
Museum De Zwarte Tulp - Worldwide Exhibition of Botanical Art (Netherlands)
Exhibition: Native Plants of The Netherlands.
Venue: Museum De Zwarte Tulp (Museum The Black Tulip), Grachtweg 2A, 2161 HN Lisse
Dates: 10 May to 1 September 2018
Organiser: Vereniging van Botanisch Kunstenaars Nederland (English: Dutch Society of Botanical Artists)
Call for Entries
25 members of the Dutch Society of Botanical Artists will participate in this exhibition which is part of the Worldwide Exhibition of Botanical Art in 2018
Exhibition: "Arcimboldo, Floras and Spring,"
Venue: The Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao
Dates: 8 November 2017 - 5 February 2018
The exhibition includes the display of Rariorum aliquot stirpium, per Pannoniam by Charles L'Ecluse (aka Carolus Clusius) a Flemish doctor and pioneering botanist - loaned by the Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid. The book was published in Antwerp in 1583 with xylographic engravings. It's indicative of the new interest in botany and botanical gardens which arose during the Renaissance.
Exhibition: Tulips - an art exhibition by the Society of Botanical Artists (UK)
Venue: Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid
Dates: 20th March to 20th May 2018
There are 85 paintings by members of the Society of Botanical Artists in the exhibition. The gardens of the Real Garden Botanico have been planted with all the varieties of tulips painted!
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