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
Tuesday November 4 - Introduce and Understand Bamboo with Leo Schordje
Bamboo is the quintessential symbol of Asian culture, it is a cultural symbol in every nation
where it is found. In bonsai bamboo is often used to set the season and location, usually
summer, cool shade, and is used to represent a location near a stream, or a lush forest edge.....
Check out this month's newsletter for an excellent artical and preface for this meeting.
Everyone is welcome!
Sunday November 16 Open Workshop - Fall Clean-up 10 AM - 2 PM
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.
Or Bring any tree to work on and enjoy the company of friends.
Everyone is welcome!
Friday - Sunday November 21-23
See the Milwaukee Bonsai Society at the 2014 Holiday Folk Fair International - Celebrating the Culture of Community MBS at Folk Fair
Link of the Week
This tree is so massive it's never been captured in a single image. Until now. 3,200 Year Old Tree
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- Monthly Meetings
- Exhibits and Shows
- Area Events
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?
Introduce and understand Bamboo with Leo Schordje.
Open workshops are free for members. Artist workshops are by reservation. Most workshops are held at Boerner Botanical Garden
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.
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,
Spring Silhouette Show at Lynden Sculpture Garden Only deciduous trees will be featured in this event. Spring Silhouette Display Flyer
Michigan All-State Bonsai Show 2 days in Grand Rapids
Chicago Botanical Garden Spring Show 2 days in Chicago
Wauwatosa Garden Tour with Bonsai Exhibit and Fundraiser in Wauwatosa 1 day
State Fair Show - Daily through 8-10-2014 at State Fair Horticulture Building
Chicago Botanical Garden August Show 3 days in Chicago
MBS presents 3 day 44th Annual Exhibit with Colin Lewis -- An exhibit of the best trees of our members... along with trees in training.
Folk Fair Exhibit 3 days at State Fait Exhibition Hall Folk Fair Flyer
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.
Consider joining your best choice for bonsai fun, education, and community service, Join MBS, and let the fun begin.