Triangle Bonsai Expo

Presented by the Triangle Bonsai Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum

  • Thursday, June 4, 2009 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm – FOA Lecture
  • Saturday, June 6, 2009 – 10:00 am5:00 pm – Show
  • Sunday, June 7, 2009 – 12:00 pm5:00 pm – Show

Come out and see some great bonsai, as well as some trees still in training, all created by artists who live right here in the Triangle. Club members will be available to answer questions throughout the show.

Activities Schedule

June 4
7:30 PM – Friends of the Arboretum Lecture – Harold Johnson, Triangle Bonsai Society – "Bonsai—Art Expressed in Nature"

The bonsai artist uses many techniques to create a bonsai that evokes feelings and inspiration in the viewer that paint artist use. These concepts will be illustrated with photos of bonsai ranging from those with a peaceful beauty to the rugged survivors of harsh living conditions.

June 6
10:00 AM-5:00 PM – Show
1:00 PM – Demonstration
3:00 PM – Demonstration

June 7
10:00 AM-5:00 PM – Show
1:00 PM – Demonstration
3:00 PM – Demonstration

Bonsai show on Saturday and Sunday are free, but the FOA Lecture on Thursday is free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum and Triangle Bonsai Society members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please write Dan Cormican at for more information about this show.