The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens will host the California Bonsai Society’s 55th Anniversary Exhibition held in Friends Hall on March 24-25, 2012.
Admission free for entering Friends Hall. Parking is also free.
The Huntington Library is located at 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. www.huntington.org
The show will be open to the public from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm each day. There will be more than 50 bonsai on display as well as some viewing stones.
The bonsai have been styled by the society’s members. Some of the bonsai collected from local mountains may be as old as 800 years.
There will be demonstrations and discussions of creating and styling bonsai from typical nursery stock at 11 am and 1:30 pm.
Members will be available to answer questions during the open hours. Literature on bonsai will be available at the show and in the Huntington’s book store. Entrance to Friends Hall and parking are free.
The California Bonsai Society, consisting of professional instructors and advanced students has been active in Southern California since the mid 1950s and was incorporated in 1962 under the presidency of John Y. Naka. (Larry Ragle)