Photo: Museum Staff

Mission of the

National Bonsai Foundation

The National Bonsai Foundation is a section 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 1982 to sustain the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum.  It cooperates with the U. S. National Arboretum by offering financial support and advice to the Museum. 

This private/public collaboration between the Foundation and the Arboretum enables the Museum to promote the art of bonsai and penjing to visitors through masterpiece displays and educational programs while also fostering intercultural friendship and understanding.


© 2006, National Bonsai Foundation
Supporting the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the U.S. National Arboretum -