Here is some news shared with me by a reader in Washington, DC. Sign up soon, this class begins in September.
United States Botanic Garden (USBG)
The U.S. Botanic Garden was established in 1820 and is managed by the U.S. Congress. The garden serves as a living plant museum. The Corcoran College of Art & Design has partnered with the USBG and offers a certificate in botanical art and illustration through the garden. For details about exhibits, lectures, tours, and workshops at USBG, visit their Events page.
Botany for Illustrators
United States Botanic Garden
Begins September 2, 2014
Illustrators will learn plant morphology and taxonomy. This class will be held on Tuesdays through October and on a Saturday in October.
Cost: $325 Friends, $375 non-members.