Other Events and Exhibitions

These are events and exhibits sponsored by other organizations which feature the work of our members.
Please visit NCalSBA Exhibitions for exhibitions sponsored by NCalSBA.

In addition, for those interested in botanical art, the exhibits at the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture (San Francisco Botanical Garden) are worth noting. They feature various forms of plant-related art, changing every four months. Sometimes these exhibits include the work of our members or other botanical artists.

26th Annual International Exhibition
and NCalSBA Sketchbook Project Exhibition
September 16 – November 26, 2023

2023 asba intl

2023 sketchbook

Marin Art and Garden Center
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Ross, CA 94957

Marin Art & Garden Center (MAGC) will once again host ASBA’s Annual International in The Studio Gallery, where the 22nd and 24th Annuals have been so successfully displayed. The Northern California Society of Botanical Artists (NCalSBA) will mount a Chapter exhibition of their sketchbook exchange project.

UCBG Florilegium Exhibition

Julia Morgan Hall
November 3 – 16, 2023

California poppy

Heliamphora by Jo Anne Osberg

Artists’ Reception – November 4, 2023 from 9:00am – 11:00am
Julia Morgan Hall

23 pieces were selected by Jurors Holly Forbes, Sally Petru and Carol Woodin. The entire Florilegium collection (43 pieces) will be shown in the exhibition. A Call for Entries 2024 will be posted soon with an updated Plant List.

Mt. Tamalpais Florilegium Exhibit

An exhibit showcasing the unique beauty of Mt. Tam’s Flora
November 6, 2023 through January 8, 2024

California poppy

California Poppy by Mary Gilardi

Fairfax Library
2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Fairfax, CA
Marin County 415-453-8151

We have 34 participating artists in this exhibit showing 61 works of art

SPECIAL PROGRAM Thursday November 28, 2023 6:30pm
Fairfax library Community Room
Mt. Tam Botanical Art in Action: How you can make a difference

An interactive and hands on discussion with community Leaders who will offer many opportunities to become engaged –from discussing and demonstrating how botanical artist work in the field and in their studios to how artistic decisions are informed by science.

Our presenters will answer questions and provide opportunities to learn more about the preservation and restoration of Mt. Tam’s natural resources as well as ways to become involved through on-going volunteer and artistic opportunities.

Our Program features:

Kristin Jakob, California Native Plant Society Fellow and NCalSBA Mt. Tam Florilegium artist and juror
Mia Monroe, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Marin Community Liaison
Susan Mark Raymond, NCalSBA representative and Mt. Tam Florilegium artist
Suzanne Whelan, Marin Municipal Water District Volunteer Coordinator