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Thu, Jun 08


Denver Botanic Gardens

American Bonsai Society 2023 National Convention

Presented by Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society, in partnership with Denver Botanic Gardens

American Bonsai Society 2023 National Convention
American Bonsai Society 2023 National Convention

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2023, 7:00 AM – Jun 11, 2023, 12:00 PM

Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206, USA

About the event

The Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society (RMBS) in coordination with the American Bonsai Society (ABS)

and Denver Botanic Gardens invites you and the whole family to attend the ABS 2023 Bonsai

Convention held in Denver, CO June 8 th through June 11 th , 2023, at the Denver Botanic Gardens. We

have assembled an A-List of featured guest artists including Kathy Shaner, Todd Schlafer, and

Jennifer Price. Our featured artists will remain busy through numerous workshops on yamadori

including Ponderosa Pine, Rocky Mountain Juniper, Colorado Spruce, Black Sage, Pinyon Pine,

Lodgepole Pine, Black Hill Spruce, exhibit review, and live demonstrations. RMBS has also selected

various Club members to lead workshops on Portulacaria Afra, New Mexico Privat, Potentilla, Stone

slab construction, and Scroll creation/painting. Included are learning seminars on Women in Bonsai,

Bonsai photography and drawing, Viewing stones, Bonsai Stands, Show preparation, Japanese

scrolls, Tropical bonsai, and Shohin display. Your convention experience also includes a Viewing

stone display and a past RMBS Artist of The Year tree display, daily raffles, a live demonstration by

all three featured artists, exhibit review by all three featured artists, emerging talent competition,

awards presentation, silent and live auction.


  • 1 hour

    ABS Board Meeting

    Overlook Conference Room

  • 14 hours

    Vendor Setup

    West Terrace
40 more items available

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