Welcome to BAASA – Botanical Artists’ Association of Southern Africa
BAASA is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting public awareness of botanical art in southern Africa. BAASA is open to all botanical artists, whether scientific illustrators or realistic flower painters, as well as collectors and those interested in furthering the tradition of botanical art.
Stellenbosch Flora Fest Botanical Art Exhibition. 7 – 15 October 2023
Botanical Art Exhibition
Specialist curator Karen Stewart has sourced an incredible selection of works by South Africa’s leading botanical artists. Many of the works are beautiful threatened or highly local species from the Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden collections. All works will be on sale
What you get for your R60 day pass:
Rare plant vendors daily with twenty vendors over the weekends | Food and wine vendors | Botanical Gin tastings | Botanical Art Exhibition by SA’s top botanical artists and illustrators | Contemporary Art Exhibition | Strijdom van der Merwe Landscape art installation | The Botanical Garden Gift Shop | Katjiepiering Restaurant serving the best cake and coffee and meals all day.
Every day tours and sessions
09:00 – 10:00 Daily Yoga or Pilates session
10:00 -11:00 Curator’s botanical garden tour
12:00 – 12:45 Guided garden tour
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Time music at the Lily Ponds (picnic baskets available).
14:00 – 15:00 Guided garden tour
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