2018 Calendar of Events

February 28
Carlos Diaz will share photographs and reflections on his 2015 trip to Japan. He is a Professor of Photography at The College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
March 28
Tyler Sherrod will do a demonstration styling of a deciduous tree. Tyler has studied with Boon Manakitivipart in California, and apprenticed with Shinji Suzuki in Japan. He currently operates Dogwood Studios in North Carolina.
March 29
Tyler Sherrod will conduct a juniper workshop, 8 participants. Fees TBD.
April 25
Jack Sustic will lead a Bring Your Own Tree discussion and work session.
April 26
Kurt Smith/Ron Milostan will present a larch or metasequoia workshop. Details and costs TBD.
May 23
Young Choe will present accent plants and Kusamono
May 24
Young Choe Kusamono workshop. Details/fees TBD.
June 20
Bjorn Bjorholm Demo TBD
June 21
Bjorn Bjorholm Bring Your Own Tree Workshop. Details TBD.
August 22
Mark Fields – program to be determined
August 23
Mark Fields – workshop, material to be determined
September 26
Annual Club Auction


Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month February through October.

All monthly meetings are at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens Auditorium beginning at 7:00pm with members gathering at 6:30pm to share bonsai stories.

Classes, Workshops, Special Events

During the year there are classes, workshops, special events, an auction and the annual AABS Bonsai Show. Note locations and times for each. In some instances additional fees may apply to classes, workshops or special events. Registrations and payment should be made ahead of time, as space is often limited.

Contact the AABS or register at a monthly meeting.

Check this calendar before traveling.

Dates and programming are subject to change.

Driving Directions to the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Parking at Matthaei

Parking is available in numbered spaces at the main entrance to the lobby/conservatory and in the west parking lot. Parking cost is $1.50 per hour, with a $5 maximum per day. Parking pay kiosks accept credit cards, bills, and coins. Matthaei-Nichols members park for free. Follow instructions on kiosk to enter space number then member number. Click here for more parking information.

Ann Arbor Bonsai Society
- Established in 1970 -
Ann Arbor Bonsai Society - 1800 North Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor MI 48105-9741
The Ann Arbor Bonsai Society is affiliated with the American Bonsai Society and the Mid-American Bonsai Alliance.
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