Membership benefits include:

    - Full access to our website and newsletter.

    - Monthly hands-on beginners and intermediate classes to help you learn the basics of bonsai.

    - Books and DVD's available through our library.

    - Social activities including an annual member's tour, picnic, holiday party and banquet

    - An opportunity to show your trees at our annual shows and work with world class teachers.

    A one year membership for up to 2 members of a household is just $40.00. Join us today!

  • Gift Certificates to the Minnesota Bonsai Society are available for Beginner Novice Workshops and One Year Membership. After payment has been made, please complete the appropriate form and send to xxxxx or mail to along with instructions to where the gift certificate should be sent.

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  • Please join us for the Members' BBQ Picnic, catered by Aesop's Table, Saturday July 22nd at 2:00 (See the website for details). There will be a raffle drawing and a White Elephant auction with proceeds benefiting MBS. The cost is $10.00 per person, non-alcoholic drinks are provided. Please bring a lawn chair and a dessert to share. Deadline for reservations is Saturday, July 15. See you there!

    Directions to locations and details here >>



  • This styling workshop is open to all experience levels and tree varieties. Bjorn specializes in design refinement and has vast experience working with all types of trees, so bring your best trees to learn how to develop them for the future, or re-design or refine them to take them to the next level.  If you are newer to bonsai, come learn and learn the best tips and techniques from a professional.

    So sharpen your tools, inventory your wire supply, select your best trees and sign up for a session with Bjorn.  Don't wait,  working sessions are limited to 6 members!

    Not sure if you're ready for a working session? Sign up as a silent observer - a great value at $15.00 a session and open to all members.

    If you have any questions, please contact Tim at mnbonsaiworkshops@gmail.com


    • When: Saturday, June 03 and Sunday, June 04
    • Time: Morning Session 9:30 to 1:00 / Afternoon Session 2:00 to 5:30 
      (You can register for more than 1 session per day)
    • Working Session Cost: $55.00 per session
    • Silent Observer Session Cost: $15.00 per session
    • Join us for dinner with Bjorn following the workshop


    Note: All Saturday working and observer spots are now full, limited spots available for Sunday

  • Bonsai Professional Matt Reel

    We are very excited to welcome bonsai professional, Matt Reel, for workshops on September 3rd and 4th. This year we are offering a classroom session that will focus on Fall Work. Classroom session is from 10:00 to 11:30, cost is $20.00 and open to all members and limited to 20 participants each day. Following the classroom session you will have the opportunity to work on your trees, or observe.  Working sessions are limited to 6 members, so sign up early!

    Attend the classroom session, working session or as an observer, but don't miss this opportunity to study with Matt. 

    Not sure if you're ready for a Workshop? Sign up as a silent observer - a great value at $15.00 a session (11:30 - 6:00) and it's open to all members.

    Registrations were opened 11-Jul-2017 at the General Meeting.  
    -- Working Positions are currently full - Please contact Tim McCarthy at mnbonsaiworkshops@gmail.com to be put on a waiting list.--

    If you have any questions, please contact Tim McCarthy at mnbonsaiworkshops@gmail.com.


    Don't wait to sign up!  .