by Diane Daly, Alyse Ochniak, and Deb Shaw

We’ve added a new category to our BAGSC Blog; if you look in the left column, you will see a CALENDAR category. If you ever need a quick reference to a date, click the word “CALENDAR” and you will be taken directly to the listing below of important upcoming dates.

We will be updating the calendar constantly as we learn about new information. Something not there that should be? Email Deb Shaw. Corrections, edits, changes? Email Deb about those, too.

March:

1: Submissions can be sent for BAGSC Exhibition at Roger’s Gardens, “Looking for Flora”. Final submission deadline is April 23.

3: LA Arboretum Library walk-through with Susan Eubank (not a BAGSC event)

6:  BAGSC Quarterly Meeting at UC Riverside Botanic Garden CANCELLED due to Rain (hooray for rain!) Watch the blog and email blasts to learn about rescheduling.

16: Deadline for submissions to “Focus on Nature: Natural and Cultural History Illustration Exhibition”. Visit the FON website for information and entry form.

19 and 20:  Lee McCaffree Classes (two classes, one day each): A Painting! What Do You See? and Completing a Painting

 

April:

1: Submissions due for California Islands Symposium, “Island Art Exhibition”. (not a BAGSC event) Details for submission can be found at http://www.californiaislands.net/island-art-exhibition/

3: Submissions due for ASBA Exhibition: “The Beauty of Botanicals”, at the OA Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. See information on the ASBA website, https://www.asba-art.org/calls-for-entries/beauty-botanicals

5: Opening of Filoli Exhibition, which runs from April 5 – June 12. (not a BAGSC event)

17: Submissions due to Beth Stone: BAGSC Exhibition, “Everything is Coming Up Roses”, Descanso Gardens

23: Submission deadline for BAGSC Exhibition, “Looking for Flora”, Roger’s Gardens

23: Silverpoint at Destination: Art! with Morgan Kari (not a BAGSC event), 9:30 – 3:30

29: Deliver artwork for BAGSC Descanso Exhibition “Everything is Coming Up Roses” (on or before April 29).

29 – May 1:  Christina Baltayian’s class has a Botanical Art show at the LA Arboretum (not a BAGSC event)

 

May: 

6: Submissions due for 19th Annual International ASBA and Horticultural Society of New York exhibition. See information on ASBA’s website, http://asba-art.org

7: Opening reception for BAGSC member Estelle DeRidder’s exhibition at Theodore Payne Foundation, “Scientific Illustrations of California Native Plants and Pollinators”. (not a BAGSC event)

14 – 15: BAGSC Exhibition, Descanso Gardens, “Everything is Coming Up Roses”. Demonstrations at Descanso Gardens.

16: Drop off accepted artwork to Roger’s Gardens.

21:  Roger’s Gardens Opening of BAGSC Exhibition, “Looking for Flora”. Demonstrations at Roger’s Gardens.

21 – June 5: Roger’s Gardens BAGSC Exhibition , “Looking for Flora”will run from May 21 – June 5, 2016

 

June:

3: Opening reception for ASBA “The Beauty of Botanicals” at the OA Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri.

3 – 30: Exhibition dates for ASBA “The Beauty of Botanicals” at the OA Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri.

4: BAGSC Quarterly Meeting: Special garden tour at a private Pasadena-area home garden. The meeting will follow at noon in the Bamboo Room at the Los Angeles County Arboretum.

6: Pick up artwork from Roger’s Gardens.

5 and 19:  Deborah Shaw is teaching at The Getty, “Drawing from the Masters: Nature Journaling”. (not a BAGSC event)

12: Filoli Exhibition closes.

15: Submissions due for BAGSC’s LA Arboretum Library Exhibition, “Capturing the Arboretum: The Art of Botanical Illustration.”

 

July:

3-9:  GNSI Conference in Santa Cruz, Ca.  All are encouraged to come.  Information and registration web address will be posted as soon as it is available. Advance information is available at: http://gnsi.org

6: Last day to submit images and entry forms for California Islands Symposium, “Island Art Exhibition”. (not a BAGSC event) Details for submission can be found at http://www.californiaislands.net/island-art-exhibition/

16: Opening reception for BAGSC’s LA Arboretum Library Exhibition, “Capturing the Arboretum: The Art of Botanical Illustration,” 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

16 – December 29, 2016: Exhibition dates for BAGSC’s LA Arboretum Library Exhibition, “Capturing the Arboretum: The Art of Botanical Illustration.”

17:  Deborah Shaw is teaching at The Getty, in conjunction with The Getty’s exhibition “Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau”, “Drawing from the Masters: Drawing Trees”. (not a BAGSC event)

30: Lesley Randall is teaching a workshop entitled “Mixed Media Botanical Art” at the San Diego Botanic Garden. (not a BAGSC event)

 

August:

12: Submission Deadline for BAGSC San Diego Botanic Garden “Cornucopia” Exhibition.

 

September:

11:  BAGSC Quarterly Meeting

23: BAGSC San Diego Botanic Garden, “Cornucopia” Exhibition. Install and opening reception. BAGSC demonstrations.

23 – November 18:  BAGSC San Diego Botanic Garden, “Cornucopia” Exhibition.

 

October:

3 – November 6: California Islands Symposium, “Island Art Exhibition” open to the public in Ventura, California (until October 7) and then in Santa Barbara, California (from October 9 – November 6). (not a BAGSC event)

13 – 15: ASBA Annual Conference, Pittsburgh

 

November:

1: Submissions can be sent for “Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens”, the Third New York Botanical Garden Triennial. Submissions will be accepted through April 28, 2017. See information on ASBA’s website, http://asba-art.org

November 6: Closing date for California Islands Symposium, “Island Art Exhibition”, Santa Barbara, California (from October 9 – November 6). (not a BAGSC event)

7 – 11: Anne-Marie Evans workshop at Virginia Robinson Gardens (not a BAGSC event)

18:  “Incredible Edibles” exhibition closes at San Diego Botanic Gardens.

 

December:

3:  BAGSC Quarterly Meeting and Party

 

Important 2017 Dates to Track:

January, 2107

BAGSC Outreach Program to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Laguna Woods Garden Club in Orange County. An anticipated 100 Laguna Woods members will be participating.

October, 2017:

ASBA Annual Conference, San Francisco

2018:

BAGSC Exhibition at Chapman University, Leatherby Libraries. Theme is invasive plants.

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