AE21 Bonsai Crossing Borders

Bonsai Crossing Borders

ONLINE*  Four Sessions: Thursday, October 28, 4 to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, November 9 & 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, November 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Instructors: Felix Laughlin and Arthur Joura, David De Groot, Jennifer Price

Package of four: $60 Adult Non-member** (**Arboretum Members receive a 10% discount on all classes. Become an Arboretum Member!)
Package registration closes October 28

Individual session: $18 Adult 
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Traverse centuries and philosophies, continents and cultural boundaries in the company of acclaimed bonsai artists for an in-depth look at the sensibilities shaping a timeless art in the present day. 

  • Felix Laughlin and Arthur Joura on "Awakening Wabi-Sabi," Thursday, October 28, 4 to 5:30 p.m.  
  • David De Groot on "Bonsai of Japan/Punjae of Korea" & "The Penjing of China," Tuesday & Thursday, November 9 & 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m.  
  • Jennifer Price on "Women in Bonsai," Tuesday, November 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 


*Instructions for joining via Zoom will be included in a reminder email sent to registrants by the day prior to the event. Please add to your contacts to ensure our emails do not end up in your spam folder. A recording of each talk will be made available to registered participants for a limited period following the session for review and to provide access to those with scheduling conflicts.



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