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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Collections and Exhibitions

(Photo from Margaret North Gallery, Kew; Photo: MHjK)

The art and illustration collections at the Kew Gardens are mostly watercolor on paper and vellum, line drawings and pencil sketches. There are over 200,000 originals that give a good representation of the history of botanical art for the past 500 years. Please click here to read more.
(from Marianne North Collection, Photo: MHjK)

The BI-Blog takes off for two weeks and will return June 17th – while I’m gone you should consider the following:

The Denver Botanic Gardens Botanical Art and Illustration Program was established 1990, and in 2010 we are celebrating the 20-yr anniversary with a juried exhibit:
Meet The Natives. Please see the Call for Entries and Entry Form following the link under ‘Of Note’.
In 2010 we also are honoring the
North American Rock Garden Society’s annual meeting in Salida, CO, by having an exhibit in the El Pomar Gallery at Denver Botanic Gardens. Please see the details here or follow the link under ‘Of Note’.
This year’s Botanical Illustration
Student Show is on September 26 – November 8. This exhibit is open for everybody who has taken BI-courses at DBG during July 2007 through summer 2009. More information and the entry form on the right under ‘Of Note’.
P.S. Our registration for Summer and Fall Classes started June 1st - the classes are filling up very fast (>200 registrations in 36 hours) , here is the link for the catalog.

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