Find out about botanical art exhibitions in England and Wales via the efforts of botanical art societies, groups and individual artists.
This covers exhibitions by botanical art GROUPS:
SEPARATE pages are devoted to other exhibitions at:
PLUS Permanent Collections of Botanical Art and Illustrations
PLUS an ARCHIVE for past exhibitions by botanical art societies, groups and England and Wales
Fiona Strickland: Tulipa at the Jonathan Cooper Gallery (September 2020)
Compared to more informal groups, 'proper' Botanical Art Societies typically have:
Art society exhibitions may be
Society of Botanical Artists (SBA)
The Association of British Botanical Artists was formed to organise the Botanical Art Worldwide Exhibition for England and Wales.
It's now known as the Association of Botanical Artists due to its international membership
It is currently reconfiguring its purpose and website. Any future notices about exhibitions will be posted here.
They have Virtual Exhibitions on their website:
Florilegium Societies are typically comprised of professional or semi-professional botanical artists.
See a list of Florilegium Societies in the UK.
Their exhibitions tend to be more ad hoc and are certainly not held every year.
Exhibitions will be listed here as an when I become aware of them.
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and the Department of Plant Sciences are holding an Oxford Florilegium Exhibition as part of the celebration in 2021 of the Oxford Botanic Garden’s 400 year anniversary celebrations in 2021.
To date, almost 80 illustrations by members of the Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum Florilegium Group have been accepted into the Herbarium archive. Following the judging for this year's exhibition more will be added to the growing collection.
READ MORE: Oxford Florilegium Exhibition marks 400th anniversary of the UK's oldest botanic garden
Abbott and Holder Gallery.
Venue: 30 Museum Street -opposite the British Museum- London, WC1A 1LH
Hours: Hours: 9.30am - 6pm Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 7pm Thursday
Venue: 20 Bourdon Street, London W1K 3PL
Date: 26 September - 2nd November 2018
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday
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