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An Introduction to Classical Bonsai Art

William Hamilton Lecture
11/12/2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University
William Valavanis, Bonsai Master

Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees, has been captivating people for some time. Join, William N. Valavanis, a Bonsai Master, for a lecture that will cover classical bonsai art and its history, philosophy and styles. William Valavanis will show techniques for creating and training bonsai as well as how to maintain them in a healthy environment – all illustrated by striking photos taken during his tours around the world.  A few bonsai specimens will be brought to the program to illustrate fine quality classical bonsai.