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Bonsai as Fine Art

June 10, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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June 10, 2023


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The North Carolina Arboretum

Education Center

Saturday, June 10 – Sunday, June 11

9 am – 5 pm 

  • Vendor Area Open. Offering for sale bonsai, bonsai pots, tools and accessories.
  • Bonsai Pottery Invitational Exhibition.  Featuring works by well-known Bonsai Potters with a selection of works for sale.
  • Bonsai Exhibit.  Blue Ridge Bonsai Society. Showing a selection of potted trees trained by club members.
  • Educational Videos. Featuring Arthur Joura, bonsai curator of The North Carolina Arboretum, and Bjorn Bjorholm, professional bonsai artist and educator. 


Special Events at the Arboretum

Saturday, June 10, 11:00 am:  “Transforming Plant Material into Fine Art.” Bonsai Styling Demonstration by bonsai artist Bjorn Bjorholm.  

Saturday, June 10, 3:00 – 5:00 pm:  Live and Silent Auction. Selected bonsai from the Arboretum’s collection will be auctioned.  Proceeds support the Bonsai Program at The North Carolina Arboretum. 


Standard gate fees apply for Non-Arboretum Members. Arboretum gates open 8 am to 9 pm, daily.