Kusamono Reception July 2007 On the evening of July 12 the National Bonsai Foundation hosted a reception for the opening of the Kusamono Display exhibit. These are some photos of guests at this happy event.
Behind the Scenes at the Bonsai Museum: Repotting the Ponderosa Pine Bonsai The Western Yellow Pine (Pinus ponderosa), commonly called a Ponderosa pine, is one of the largest bonsai in our collection. It was the first tree collected in America to be added to the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum. Dan Robinson, a forester and [...]
Snow Day January was balmy in Washington but February has been blustery with snow. This is how the Museum looked during the most recent storm. Photos below were taken by staff.
Russian TV Films the Winter Silhouettes Exhibit RTVi, an international Russian language television network, filmed the Museum “Winter Silhouettes” Exhibit late on the evening of December 22nd. Washington Bureau Correspondent, Alexander Panov, interviewed Jim Hughes and Kathleen Emerson-Dell about bonsai, penjing and the exhibit, which was on display in the Special Exhibits Wing. The program [...]
From Summer 2006 Three trees from the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum were on display in the Grand Foyer of the State Floor and in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington D.C. when the Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, visited the United States earlier this summer. Photographs by Shawn Thew