Calendar 2018 – 2019

Garden Photographic Society Program Schedule

September 2018 – August 2019 (Click Month)


Thursday, September 6, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Program: General Membership Meeting
Meeting Leader:
Location: Linnaeus, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Prepare for Competition/Member Critique Session (bring prints or 3-5 images on drive)
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #1
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Presentation by Maggie Meiners, instructor at the Regenstein School of the Chicago Botanic Garden
Meeting Leader: Maggie Meiners
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #2
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Program: Holiday Party
Meeting Leader: (Invitation will be sent out by Peggy DiPietro)
Location: Deerfierld Park District Recreation Center


Thursday, January 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #3
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Winter Photography
Meeting Leader: Jack Carlson, photographer/instructor at the Garden
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #4
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Dan Tamarkin, Owner of Tamarkin Camera (“The History of 35mm Photography and the Story of the Leica”)
Meeting Leader: Don Horwitz
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, March 7, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #5
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, April 4, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition #6
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden



Thursday, April 6-28, 2019

“Nature In View” Show
See the Chicago Botanic Garden in a new light! In this exhibition, photographs of the natural world feature the work of Garden Photographic Society members. Their remarkable images capture fleeting moments of beauty—from the morning mist to the first spring bloom. Society members have held their meetings at the Garden for more than 30 years, appreciating it as a special place to perfect their craft.
Location: Greenhouse Galleries, Regenstein Center, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, May 2, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD (no competition)
Meeting Leader: 
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader: 
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, June 13, 2019

Program: End of Year Awards Banquet (Offsite)
Location: TBD


Thursday, July 11, 2019

Program: Program/Meet-Up at Garden
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, August 1, 2019

Program: Garden Meet-Up
Location: TBD


Thursday, September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program:TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: TBD
Meeting Leader:
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Program: Competition
Location: Pullman Room, Chicago Botanic Garden


Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

Program: Holiday Party
Meeting Leader: (Invitation will be sent out by Peggy DiPietro)
Location: Deerfierld Park District Recreation Center


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