"Traditional meets Tropical"
featuring Pedro Morales, Ted Matson, Martha Goff,
Adam Lavigne, Mike Knowlton, Frank Mihalic
Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando, FL
JUNE 15TH - BYOT WORKSHOP with HIRAM MACIAS, SATURDAY, 9AM-NOON.
Contact Art if you want to participate; observers are welcome and encouraged.
Location: Carlos' patio.
Visit the permanent exhibition of the National Bonsai Foundation located on the grounds of the
U.S. National Arboretum:
MUSEUM LOCATION AND HOURS:
The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is located on the grounds of the
U.S. National Arboretum at 3501 New York Avenue N.E. - Washington D.C. 20002.
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information go to their website:
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Botanical Gardens and Wildlife Sanctuary
2750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 33330
For information about clubs in the Bonsai Societies of Florida, go to the
THANK YOU TO ALAN WALKER (LAKE CHARLES BONSAI SOCIETY) FOR THIS LIST
Note: some links may not be active so please copy/paste the url.
Note: this is not all inclusive.
26-28 April 2019: XVIII Arco Bonsai Trophy at Municipal Casino, Arco, Italy featuring
Mauro Stemberger and Mostra Suiseki.
3-4 May 2019: Spring Masters Workshop hosted by Underhill Bonsai Nursery, 80272 Highway 25, Folsom, LA 70437 featuring Bjorn Bjorholm, owner of
Eiseien Bonsai Garden in Nashville, TN and Bruce Rhea, owner of Stillwater Bonsai in
Chester, ME. Bjorn and Bruce are classically trained, certified Bonsai Professionals. We will have
demonstrations, critique sessions, bring your own tree workshops, and beginner classes.
Space will be limited. For details contact 985-635-2413 or email
Doug Green at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10-12 May 2019: European Bonsai Association Annual Congress in association with French
Federation of Bonsai at Albi, France (near Toulouse). Details from email@example.com
17-20 May 2019: Melbourne "Australian Natives Breaking Through The Bonsai Ceiling"
featuring Ryan Neil (USA), Hugh Grant, Roger Hnatiuk, and Quentin Valentine.
18-26 May 2019
Satsuki Bonsai Festival at Crespi Bonsai, Parabiago (Milan, Italy) featuring
bonsai created by the masters of the renowned Satsuki Bonsai Association of Kanuma
(Japan). Details at http://www.crespibonsai.com
24-26 May 2019: Bonsai Societies of Florida - 46th Annual BSF Convention
"Traditional meets Tropical" Orlando, Florida: Pedro Morales, Ted Matson, Martha Goff,
Adam Lavigne, Mike Knowlton, Frank Mihalic https://bsfconvention.com/
24-26 May 2019: Brussels Rendezvous Convention at Brussels Bonsai Nursery, 8125 Center Hill Rd., Olive Branch, MS. Guest artists Bjorn Bjornholm, Rodney Clemons, Marc Noelanders, Jennifer Price, and Kathy Shaner.
1-2 June 2019: Garfield Park Spring Bonsai Show hosted by the Indianapolis Bonsai Club. Details at http://www.indybonsai.org/calendar.html
22-23 June 2019: Cleveland Bonsai Club Exhibit at the Rockefeller Park Greenhouse, 750 East 88th St., Cleveland, OH. Details at https://www.clevelandbonsaiclub.org/.
22-23 June 2019:
9th Bonsai Triennale: A project of the bonsai associations of Poland, Czech
Republic & Middle Germany at the Arboretum Wojsławice at Wojsławice 2, 58-230 Niemcza. Details at http://www.bonsai-triennale.eu
28-30 June 2019:
2nd US National Shohin Exhibit will be held at the North Carolina Research
Campus in Kannapolis, NC. This is a short 30mile drive north of Charlotte, NC. Featuring
Minoru Akiyama—Japan, and Peter Warren—UK, along with Marc Arpag—NY, Michael Ryan Bell—MS, Mark Fields—OH, Carlos A. Morales—PR, David Paris—NY, John Romano—RI, Michael Sullivan—FL, Sean Smith—PA, and Wm. N. Valavanis—NY. Details at http://www.internationalbonsai.co
1-11 August 2019: Milwaukee Bonsai Society Exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair at Champion Hall in West Allis, WI. Rotating bonsai exhibits (exhibit 1, Th-Sun; exhibit 2, Mon-Wed; exhibit 3, Thur-Sun). Details at http://www.milwaukeebonsai.org/.
2-10 August 2019: Indiana State Fair Bonsai Show at the Agriculture-Horticulture Building in Indianapolis, IN. Details at http://www.indybonsai.org/calendar.html
2-4 August 2019 (Friday 6-8p, Sat. and Sun. 10a-4p.): Prairie State Bonsai Society Annual Show at Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL. Guest artist is Dana Quattlebaum. Details at
30-31 August 2019: Minnesota Bonsai Society Annual Exhibit at the State Fair in St. Paul, MN.
31 August-1 September 2019: Annual meeting of the Swedish Bonsai Association at Umeå,
Sweden. Demo, exhibition and workshop with Tony Tickle. Details from Eva Selstam at
31 August-2 September 2019: Japanese Festival Bonsai Show hosted by the Bonsai Society of Greater St. Louis at the Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO. Details at http://www.stlbonsai.com/events/.
7-8 September 2019: 50th Anniversary Show hosted by the Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO. Guest Artist, Todd Schlafer Details at http://www.rockymtnbonsai.org/.
13-15 September 2019:
13th International Bonsai & Suiseki Meeting—CRESPI CUP 2019 at
Crespi Bonsai in Milan, Italy. Featuring Shinji Suzuki and Sadamitsu Kataoka (Koshousen—Living National Treasure—Yamaaki Company in Tokoname). Five exhibitions/competitions: Crespi Bonsai Cup, Crespi Shohin Cup, Enthusiast’s Exhibition, Crespi Suiseki Cup and Crespi Pot Cup. Details at http://www.crespicup.it
14-15 September 2019 (09:30-17:00 & 09:30–16:00): UK National Bonsai Show at Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury, Greater Manchester. BL9 0EZ. Admission fee: £15 Day or £25 Weekend.
Demonstrations by Bjorn Bjorholm and Rafael Torres. Exhibition of over 100 museum quality bonsai from across the UK and Europe. Details: Tony Tickle 07802.837739 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.nationalbonsaishow.co.uk.
21-22 September 2019:
9th International Alps-Adria & National Austrian Exhibition at St.
Veit/Glan, City Hall, Austria. Details: www.bonsai-kaernten.at.
28-29 September 2019: Cleveland Bonsai Club hosts an exhibit at Rockefeller Park Greenhouse, 750 East 88th St., Cleveland. OH. Details at https://www.clevelandbonsaiclub.org/.
28-29 September 2019: Milwaukee Bonsai Society Annual Exhibit at Boerner Botanical Gardens. WI. Guest artist is Tyler Sherrod. Details at http://www.milwaukeebonsai.org/.
11-13 October 2019: 2019 New Zealand Bonsai Convention at Hamilton Gardens in Hamilton, New Zealand. Featuring Suthin Sukosolvisit, New Zealand Demonstrators and the
largest ever exhibition of Bonsai in New Zealand with the NZBA National Show and displays from the Hamilton, Rotorua and Bay of Plenty Bonsai clubs. Further details at http://bonsaiconvention.net.nz/
12-13 October 2019 from 09:00-16:30: Iowa Bonsai Association hosts a Bonsai Show and Sale at Reiman Gardens, 1407 S. University Boulevard, Ames, IA. Details at http://iabonsai.org/calendar/.
12-13 October 2019: International Bonsai Exposition at Saulieu, France featuring 100 exceptional trees from all over the continent. This year’s show will feature private collection trees from Mauro Stemberger. Demonstrations by Bjorn Bjorholm, Jan Culek and Mauro Stemberger and other international guest artists. Over 55 international traders. MEGA RAFFLE to be drawn! Details:
24-27 October 2019: The 5th African Bonsai Convention at Pretoria South Africa. For details contact Org Exley at Org@ntp.co.za
2-3 November 2019: Aki-Ten 2019 Bonsai Exhibition at Forum Brixen/Bressanone, Romstraße, 9, 39042 Brixen/Bressanone with international ceramic contest. Demonstrations by Suzuki Tohru of Japan. Details: http://www.akiten.it.
26-28 June 2020: Mid-American Bonsai Alliance Convention featuring François Jeker at the Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore, 8900 North Kildeer Court, Milwaukee, WI, 53209. Details at http://www.milwaukeebonsai.org/maba/index.html.
29 February-1 March 2020:
21stNoelanders Trophy in Genk, Belgium featuring Ryan Neil, Minoru
Akiyama, Tony Tickle and others. Details TBA.
11-13 September 2020: International Bonsai ArtFest: Missions & Legends: Path to Beyond organized by Indonesia Bonsai Artists Community (KOSBI) in Jakarta, Indonesia. North Art Space, Pasar Seni Art Center, Ancol Dream Land, a 552 ha. water-front resort park. For details contact Robert Steven at email@example.com.
For an excellent listing of known recurring bonsai events, please visit
http://www.magiminiland.org/Conventions.html where events are listed by organization.