This is a summary of the botanical art exhibitions open in London and Cambridge during October and November in London.
If your botanical art exhibition is not listed and should be please contact me and I will update.
Exhibitions at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew Gardens
THREE new exhibitions opened on 16th October and run until 27 March 2022
Exhibition at the Garden Museum, Lambeth
Elizabeth Blackadder: Favourite Flowers (19 October - 21 November 2021)
The late Dame Elizabeth Blackadder was one of Scotland’s greatest artists, celebrated for her beguiling and lyrical paintings of flowers. A passionate plantswoman, Blackadder’s garden provided her with rich inspiration year-round, from daffodils to autumn leaves, tulips, iris and lilies.
This exhibition, curated with The Scottish Gallery, brings together a selection of her watercolours, etchings and screenprints from throughout her life in the theme of growth, looking ahead to the renewal of life that is always around the corner in the garden.
Exhibition at the Images of Nature Gallery,
Natural History Museum, South Kensington
The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks has two new displays installed in the Images of Nature Gallery - which run until 13 January 2022
Exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
Scent from Nature: Beauty's Botanical Origins - to Sunday 31st October 2021
Booking required / Free Entry
The exhibition includes botanical watercolours of plants, from the permanent collection. It focuses on those used in the scent industry. These are displayed displayed alongside perfume vessels from ancient times to the 20th century.
Works include those by:
RHS | London Botanical Art and Photography Show
The RHS's London Botanical Art and Photography Show opens at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea on Saturday 18th September 2021.
This is the link to the exhibition page on the Saatchi Gallery website.
Features of this exhibition are that it
Participants in the 2021 show include portfolios exhibits by:
The RHS medals awarded to each exhibitor - Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver or Bronze - have been announced today (Friday 17 September) and the award winners will be listed in a future blog post.
The Highgrove Florilegium at The Guards Chapel, Chelsea
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