The Art of Bonsai - September 18, 2016

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To reserve exhibit space for your bonsai, please download the Bonsia Exhibitor Registration Form.

Schedule of Events

ART INSPIRED BY BONSAI: 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.

Upper level of the Visitor Center - Free

A special exhibit organized by the Lenawee Artists Lounge, these pieces represent or have been inspired by bonsai in the Hidden Lake Gardens Bonsai Collection. This art will be on display from September 1 through October 31. An informal Art Reception; 1-3 p.m., will provide an opportunity for guests to meet the artists.

BONSAI SHOW: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Lower level of Visitor Center - $3 admission Children accompanied by an adult - Free

Open to all bonsai enthusiasts who would like to exhibit and to all visitors who will enjoy seeing an extraordinary display of miniature trees. (To reserve exhibit space, submit form below.)

BONSAI BAZAAR: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Lawn adjacent to main parking lot

A variety of vendors will be present offering bonsai, plants with bonsai potential, pots, tools and related items. (To reserve selling space on the lawn, vendors must register and make a $25 refundable deposit*. Call the Gardens to receive vendor registration forms and detailed vending information.)

ASK THE BONSAI ARTISTS: 12:30 - 2 P.M.

Visitor Center Auditorium - Free

Advice and answers to your bonsai questions will be available from a panel of experienced growers.

INTRO TO BONSAI: 2:30 - 3:30 P.M.

Visitor Center Auditorium - Free

Lecture covering basic information on how to get started in growing miniature trees.

HIDDEN LAKE GARDENS’ BONSAI DISPLAY COURTYARD 10 A.M. - 6 P.M.

The Bonsai Display Courtyard will be open to the public with access through the Conservatory. See Hidden Lake Gardens permanent collection and meet the bonsai volunteer caretakers.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Picnic areas are available on the grounds. Food vendors will also be present the day of this event.
  • Entry fee to Hidden Lake Gardens will be $3 per person on this date. This does not include admission to the Bonsai Show in the Visitor Center.
  • Hidden Lake Gardens makes no endorsement or guarantee regarding quality, survivability or usefulness of items offered for sale by vendors.

QUESTIONS: 517-431-2060

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Attendees visiting the 2015 Art of Bonsai Exhibit

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Bonsai Courtyard at Hidden Lake Gardens 

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Just one of the plant vendors at Art of Bonsai 2015