Call for Entries

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:

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

Botanical Art Society Community Meet 2024

Organised in collaboration with Overjoyed Art Store

Date: Saturday, 23 March 2024

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: Overjoyed Art Store @ Marymount

Address : 41 Jln Pemimpin, #01-03 Kong Beng Industrial Building,  Singapore-577186

Nearest MRT Stations:  Marymount and Bishan

*Limited to 20 BASS Members only

*No fee

Join us for a unique exploration of color selection for botanical art at this Community Meet organised in collaboration with Overjoyed Art Store.

Renowned botanical artist Teo Nam Siang (@nam_siang) will be sharing insights on selecting colours and creating swatches of nature-inspired hues. Live plants and fresh flowers will be made available for inspiration by Planthings and The Daily Blooms.

Dont miss this great opportunity to try out top quality Schmincke - HORADAM® AQUARELL watercolours chosen from their 140-color dot card!

About Overjoyed Art Store

Overjoyed Art Store is a prominent supporter of artists and creators in Singapore and they provide opportunities for the community of art lovers to come together via workshops, talks, shows and more.

Discover more

Guided Tour: Centre for Ethnobotany & Ethnobotany Garden

Date:  Saturday, 2nd March, 2024

Time: 10-11 .30AM

Venue: Centre for Ethnobotany, SBG

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

Are you still searching for a plant for BAW? Join us for this tour and learn about some plants that are eligible for the exhibition. Dr Louise Neo will give a guided tour and Dr Michele Rodda will be on hand to help answer any questions.

Botanical Artists Meetup

Date:  Sunday, 25th February, 2024

Time: 10-11 .30AM

Venue: Botanical Art Gallery, 7 Gallop Rd, Singapore 258965

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

Join us to meet botanical artists from Korea who are visiting Singapore. We will tour the Botanical Art Gallery and have a casual sharing session.

No reservation needed - just meet up at the Gallery

Past Activities

Curator’s Tour of ‘Capturing Nature’

An exhibition on nature printing

Date:  Sat, 13 Dec 2023

Time: 10-11 AM

Venue: Botanical Art Gallery, 7 Gallop Rd, Singapore 258965

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

Join fellow BASS members for a guided in-person tour of the ongoing show Capturing Nature, an exhibition on Nature Printing at the Botanical Art Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Led by Dr Michele Rodda, curator of the show, participants will get to see various objects mainly from Europe, but also India, Japan, New Zealand and Southeast Asia, dating from 1748 to the present.The earliest precursor to photography, Nature Printing is the practice of taking impressions directly or indirectly from the surface of natural objects such as leaves, flowering plants, ferns, seaweed, snakeskin, and more, to produce an image on paper or cloth.

Postcard Exchange

Deadline to register:  15 Nov 2023, 6pm SG Time

*For Members Only

*No entry fee

The Botanical Art Postcard Exchange is a way to motivate fellow members to create and share an original painting or sketch in botanical art style. You get to keep the original artwork sent to you by your postcard partner and it is a great and informal way to learn about a technique, composition or medium!

Register your name to participate in this activity now.

We will pair you with a fellow BASS member as your postcard partner after the registration closes.

The postcard must be an original artwork done by you in the medium of your choice, in postcard size art paper  (4in. by 6in.). You must send original artwork via post (not a print or photocopy).

This is an informal, fun activity - so please just have fun with your artwork!!

Mailing deadline: 31 Dec 2023

June, 2021:  Virtual Tour of SBG Botanical Art Museum 

Watercolour painting of Dendrobium hibiki showing full plant with numerous pink flowers
© Sunanda WidelDendrobium hibiki
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