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Well, it’s been an eventful time at the Museum! With World Bonsai Day and the Bonsai Festival under way last weekend, Michael [James, museum specialist] and I were busy all week getting everything set up. We created the tokonoma display with a large maple forest and the World Bonsai Day scroll plus an accent plant. [...]

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Tony Green, the 2017 First Curator's Apprentice.
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The First Curator’s Apprenticeship was established in 2011 to honor Robert Drechsler, the first curator of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum. The 2017 First Curator’s Apprentice, Tony Green, works closely with Museum Specialist Michael James to care for the tree collections of the Museum. He is blogging about his training in the art of [...]

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Tony Green, the 2017 First Curator’s Apprentice, has worked in bonsai for years, but says he is always learning about new species, techniques, and teaching styles. As he begins his time at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, he is learning how to navigate not only a new city, but a new selection of bonsai [...]

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