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May 2019
Free

Donegal Painting Weekend

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Glebe Gallery, Churchill, Co Donegal, Churchill, Donegal Ireland + Google Map

This event is offered to all members and is free of charge. It takes place in the lovely Glebe House and Gallery, where members paint plants from the gardens for two days. It's a great chance to meet and draw/paint alongside other members. Curator Adrian Kelly is very obliging and makes sure we have everything we need. Members make their own arrangements for accommodation and bring their own packed lunches. Contact Oonagh for more details.

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€70

Vienna School of Botanical Illustration Get Together

May 11, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Vienna, Austria, Vienna, Austria + Google Map

ISBA member and artist Margareta Pertl is a founding member of the Wiener Schule der botanischen Illustration (Vienna School of botanical Illustration) and she has asked us to let all our members and friends know about the Vienna School's upcoming Get Together: The newly founded Wiener Schule der botanischen Illustration (Vienna School of botanical Illustration) invites you for a week of drawing and painting, portfolio presentations, talks and exclusive guided tours of museums and archives. The event will give you the opportunity to…

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€35

Sketchbook Workshop with Claire Ward

May 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens, Curvilinear Room, National Botanic Gardens
Dublin, Ireland
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As part of our Sceitse project support, members only get a chance to join botanical artist and journal maker Claire Ward for a sketchbook workshop in the National Botanic Gardens on 17 May, from 10 until 4. Cost €35.

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November 2019
Free

Sceitse/Sketchbook get-together

November 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens, Curvilinear Room, National Botanic Gardens
Dublin, Ireland
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A get-together for members: meet up for coffee if you wish, and if you have questions about Sceitse, our Sketchbook Project, come meet Sketchbook Committee members and ISBA Committee members  who'll be available for chat, discussion and advice. (Thanks to ISBA member Loredana Geninazza for her sketch which features here).

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March 2020
Free

Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art

March 8 @ 9:30 am - June 22 @ 5:30 pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West
Dublin 2, Co. Dublin D02 K303 Ireland
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**Due to the situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), this exhibition is currently closed** Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art opens at the National Gallery of Ireland on 7 March 2020 and runs until 21 June 2020. Admission is free. George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869)Engl. King. King. Musk. Turnip. Black annat. Winter Rose, 1837Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Pioneering Irish artists are at the heart of the National Gallery of Ireland’s new free exhibition Drawn from Nature: Irish…

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€5

Talk & Tea: Irish Botanical Art

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West
Dublin 2, Co. Dublin D02 K303 Ireland
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Join Patricia Butler, author of Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters and guest curator of Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art, for her talk about the exhibition and botanical art at large. This talk--sponsored by the Irish Society of Botanical Artists--will be followed by a cup of tea/coffee and an opportunity to ask questions and join the discussion. George Victor du Noyer, Fungi collected in the county Derry (detail). Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.

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Free

Annual General Meeting 2020

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Dublin, Ireland
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We'll be holding our AGM in the Visitor Centre Lecture Theatre at the National Botanic Gardens. We'll be taking membership renewals before the official start of the meeting. As well as the normal business matters during the AGM, it will be the hand-in day for our 2020 Sceitse/Sketchbook project. If you've any questions between now and then about Sceitse, contact Elaine Moore Mackey at 087 688 7064. Following the meeting, we're delighted to say that Yanny Petters will talk to…

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Free

Curator’s Lecture on Drawn from Nature

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West
Dublin 2, Co. Dublin D02 K303 Ireland
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Join Patricia Butler, guest curator of Drawn From Nature: Irish Botanical Art, and author of Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters, for an insightful talk on the works of botanical art featured in the exhibition, and the curatorial process. Part of a series of events organised to support the exhibition Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art. George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869)Engl. King. King. Musk. Turnip. Black annat. Winter Rose, 1837Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin  

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Free

Irish contributions to Curtis’s Botanical Magazine

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West
Dublin 2, Co. Dublin D02 K303 Ireland
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**Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), this talk has been cancelled** Join Seamus O'Brien, Head Gardener at the National Botanic Gardens, for this free Sunday lecture at the National Gallery of Ireland, part of a series of events in the gallery to mark their exhibition Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, affectionately known as Bot. Mag., was founded by William Curtis in 1787, combining scientifically accurate portraits of plants with botanical and horticultural descriptions. This much…

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April 2020
€35

Pen and Ink Drawing Methods in Botanical Art

April 23 @ 10:00 am - April 24 @ 4:00 pm
National Botanic Gardens, Curvilinear Room, National Botanic Gardens
Dublin, Ireland
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**We regret that due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have had to cancel this workshop** We're delighted to have Sarah Morrish provide two one-day workshops for members; they'll be held in the National Botanic Gardens.  Sarah is a UK-based botanical and natural history artist who uses a variety of media for her work. Pen and ink has always played a major part in her work and she is currently writing and…

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