4th Annual General Meeting

Date: 24 Sep 2023

Time: 2:30-4:30 PM

Type: In person

*For Members Only

We will be holding our 4th AGM this year and it will be an opportunity for members to participate in the usual business matters to be dealt with such as review of Annual Report and Financial  Statements.

You can find out what has been achieved over the past year and know more about upcoming activities and plans.  Also we will be holding elections for all office bearers and executive committee positions during this AGM.

Program Details:

Please check your email for all the details. Please RSVP now!

Trees of the World 2023 Ornaments

Submissions are now open!!

Deadline:  15 Oct 2023, 2359h SG Time

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

We will be participating in Trees of the World again this year which will be the 4th year of participation and we are thrilled to announce the theme for 2023.  This event is held every year in which donors, community groups and partners decorate more than 200 trees which are lit up for the Christmas and New Year festivities.

We will make hanging card ornaments from the botanical artworks submitted by members.

Read about the event on Singapore Botanic Gardens website.

You can submit any artwork of orchids or other red or yellow flowers only.

Please check the email with requirements of the artwork, the main deadlines and the terms and conditions.

Exhibition: From May 2025

Co-organiser: NParks

Venue: Botanical Art Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Deadline for Entries: 1 November 2024, 2359 Hours (Singapore time)

For members of BASS only!

We are excited to announce that Singapore will be participating in the second Botanical Art Worldwide (BAW) to be held in 2025.

As part of Singapore's entry, a juried exhibition will be co-organized by Botanical Art Society (Singapore) and NParks in May 2025 at the Botanical Art Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens. 

We invite you to participate in this international event and have a chance to exhibit your art at the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated Singapore Botanic Gardens

Theme of BAW 2025

The second Botanical Art Worldwide project will focus on and celebrate biodiversity in the crops that have been closely associated with the human species over thousands of years.

The main theme for BAW 2025 is ‘Crop Diversity’

The eligible subjects should fall within one of the three categories listed below:

Find out more about Botanical Art Worldwide on their website: https://www.botanicalartworldwide.info/

Check out the Call for Entries to the Singapore Exhibition to learn more about

Woodlands Botanical Garden 2024 Calendar

Submissions are now open!!

Deadline:  31 July 2023, 2359h SG Time

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

We will be producing a 2024 calendar for Woodlands Botanical Garden and we invite artists to submit paintings of red or yellow flowers found in their garden. 

You can check the catalogue of their flora at https://woodlandsbotanicalgarden.com/plant-catalogue/ 

Please read the CFE document carefully to understand the requirements of the artwork, the main deadlines and the terms and conditions.

Orchid Extravaganza

Upcoming exhibition at Gardens by the Bay

Artwork submission deadline:  1 June, 2023, 2359h SG Time

*For Members Only

*Entry fee required

A collaboration between BASS and GBB -  have your artwork exhibited during an upcoming show in the Flower Dome:  ‘Orchid Extravaganza - Orchids of the East Tropics.’ 

The show is inspired by historical botanical exploration and Victorian-era interest in the orchids of tropical Asia.   Artwork chosen for the exhibition will be shown as prints amongst the orchids (perfect for our overseas members).

Guided Tour of Tropical Forest Sceneries

Exhibition at Botanical Art Gallery, SBG

Date: Saturday, 13th May, 2023

Time: 10-11am

Venue: Botanical Art Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gallop Extension

Open to BASS members only!

Join fellow members for a guided tour of the ongoing exhibition on Singapore's  changing forest sceneries with displays of a vast range of artefacts, from books, maps, drawings, paintings and photographs to herbarium specimens of seeds and fruits. 

Read more about the exhibition here: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/activities/events-and-workshops/2023/3/sbg-tropical-forest-sceneries-2023 

Sketching Meet-Up

Date: Saturday, 15th April, 2023

Time: 9-11am

Venue: The World of Plants @ Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953 

Open to BASS members only!

Join fellow BASS members for a leisurely morning amidst the lush canopy of tropical trees at the World of Plants garden.

Observe and sketch the diverse flora with an informal and friendly group of botanical art enthusiasts!

Read more about the venue: https://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/things-to-do/attractions/world-of-plants.html 

Past Activities

June, 2021:  Virtual Tour of SBG Botanical Art Museum 

Watercolour painting of Dendrobium hibiki showing full plant with numerous pink flowers
© Sunanda WidelDendrobium hibiki
Botanical illustration in Pen & ink of Finlaysonia obovata showing a vine with leaves, flowers and fruit
© Loh Xiang YunFinlaysonia obovata
Watercolour painting of Citrus hystrix showing a branch with leaves and full fruit alongside a cut section of fruit
© Goh Ai HwaCitrus hystrix 
Watercolour painting of Myristica fragrans showing some branches with leaves and fruits alongside opened fruits
© Carrie-Ann LeeMyristica fragrans