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“Living Sculpture” Celebrating nature through the art of Bonsai and Ikebana   –  June 22, 2024, 10:00am to 2:00pm

Rogue Bonsai in collaboration with the Ashland Japanese Garden presents a collection of local Bonsai hobbyists’ finest trees for visitors to enjoy.  Live demonstrations of pruning and shaping techniques will be going on throughout the day.

Highlights will be Forest style Bonsai arrangements as well as a wide range of conifer and deciduous trees.  The Trees exhibited are selected to provide visitors with educational opportunities through a variety of bonsai styles, species, and history.  Some trees have impressive lineage and others began as a bush in someone’s back yard.  Bonsai can be found everywhere!

“Ikebana” displays by the local Ikebana enthusiasts, will also be available for viewing. “Ikebana (Kado)” is a traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. It said that floral arrangement is an aesthetic of addition, and Ikebana is an aesthetic of subtraction. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of balance which “Ikebana” exhibits.

Visitors are encouraged to ask questions, watch the live demonstrations, and learn more about Ikebana and Bonsai as living sculpture art practices.


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