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Botanical Art Worldwide: Native Plants of the Netherlands

Exhibitions dates: May 10 - September 3, 2018

Museum'De Zwarte Tulp: contact shuls@museumdezwartetulp.nl

At exhibition's close, it will then travel to Germany to appear at Museum B.C. Koekkoek-Haus, Klebe.

Worldwide Day of Botanical Art Programs: Festive opening begins at 2pm, with several workshops and demonstrations for adults and children.    4pm: Talk by Sabine Huls, Director of the Museum, and introduction by Anita Walsmit-Sachs, President of the Dutch Society of Botanical Artists. Rogier van Vugt, Head of Glasshouses of Hortus Botanics, Leiden will present a talk.

Further events will occur throughout the exhibition's appearance at the Museum: 

May 26: Kees Lageveld: talk about Dutch native plants and works in the show

May 29 - June 2: Workshop for members only by Fiona Strickland.

June   2: Drawing trees, demo and workshop by Hans Homburg

June   9: Workshop botanical painting, starters and semi-advanced by Jacomien van Andel

June 16: How do I frame my work by Eva Ooms

June 23: Introduction to botanical art by Els Hazenberg

June 30: Botanical art a flowery science by Janneke Brinkman

July 14: Demo and drawing together by Marian van der Stee

July 21: Botanical watercolour, advanced by Esmée Winkel

July 28: Demo, botanical painting by Margriet, Honingh

August   4: Colour pencil by Jenny Post

August 11: Demo, botanical painting by Dick Smit

August 18: Values in graphite drawing by Marionne van de Klashorst

August 25: Tondo, berries in pen and ink by Eline de Jong

  Checkered Lily,    Fritillaria meleagris   , watercolor on paper, ©Anita Walsmit Sachs

Checkered Lily, Fritillaria meleagris, watercolor on paper, ©Anita Walsmit Sachs