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Milwaukee Bonsai Society sponsors a number of services for its members. First on this list is the monthly general membership meetings. Classes and Workshops are sponsored to provide hands on study. Along with these events MBS sponsors Exhibits and Shows. For a complete look at our schedule check out the Schedule

Our meetings are held at:

Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, Wisconsin

For a map check the county maps at http://county.milwaukee.gov/ImageLibrary/Groups/cntyParks/maps/Whitnall1.pdf

And please remember to Renew Membership

No Meeting in December

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  • Monthly Meetings
  • Workshops
  • Exhibits and Shows
  • Classes
  • Area Events

Monthly Meetings

Meetings are open to the public and are ususaly held the first Tuesday of the month (check below for schedule) at 6:30 PM at Boerner Botanical Garden.

Want to learn more or have questions about our MBS Meetings?

When Details
11/04/2014

Introduce and understand Bamboo with Leo Schordje.
Learn about bamboo, how to keep them, contain them and even make them into bonsai. Leo will also keep us up to date on Michegan State findings on Fertilizing for container growth.

Workshops

Open workshops are free for members. Artist workshops are by reservation. Most workshops are held at Boerner Botanical Garden

When Details
11/16/2014

Open Workshop – Tropical Check-up
Bring you tropical tree in for a check-up. See the November Newsletter for more details and information about care in bringing it in during cold weather. Everyone is welcome

Exhibits and Shows

Exhibits are open to the public and are held at Boerner Botanical Garden unless noted.

When Details
02/09/2014

Silhouette Exhibit 1 day - at the Domes View bonsai in the ‘raw’, that is, without the dressing of buds, leaves and flowers. Winter Silhouette Flyer,

03/15/2014

Spring Silhouette Show at Lynden Sculpture Garden Only deciduous trees will be featured in this event. Spring Silhouette Display Flyer

05/10/2014

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show 2 days in Grand Rapids

05/17/2014

Chicago Botanical Garden Spring Show 2 days in Chicago

07/12/2014

Wauwatosa Garden Tour with Bonsai Exhibit and Fundraiser in Wauwatosa 1 day

07/31/2014

State Fair Show - Daily through 8-10-2014 at State Fair Horticulture Building

08/15/2014

Chicago Botanical Garden August Show 3 days in Chicago

09/19/2014

MBS presents 3 day MBS Logo 44th Annual Exhibit with Colin Lewis -- An exhibit of the best trees of our members... along with trees in training.

11/21/2014

Folk Fair Exhibit 3 days at State Fait Exhibition Hall Folk Fair Flyer

Classes

Classes start up each spring and several visiting artists arrive in Milwaukee to present new design ideas and techniques as well traditional bonsai style and techniques. Classes are for registered participants only.

Novice Classes 2014
March 23
April 13
May 11
TBD
Intermediate Classes 2014
April 13
June 26
July 12
Oct 19
Advance Classes Year 1 with Peter Tea
May 3
June 28
Nov 8

Area Events

May
Meijer logo Meijer - Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

 

Midwest Bonsai Logo Midwest Bonsai Society - Chicago Spring Show

 

July
MBS Cook Out watch for details

 

August
Midwest Bonsai Logo Midwest Bonsai Society - Chicago August Show

 

MBS Logo MBS Annual Exhibit 19-21 September - Milwaukee Bonsai Society 44th Annual Exhibit

 


 

Consider joining your best choice for bonsai fun, education, and community service, Join MBS, and let the fun begin.

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Leo Bamboo talk

 

3 members watching Leo Bamboo talk

 

June Kelly

 

Colin Demo

 

Tea Critique

 

Board at LSG

 

Novice Class 2014

 

Spring Show

 

Suthin Workshop

 

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