You’re Invited to Branch Out!

Pacific Bonsai Museum invites you to Branch Out, our most fun & festive fundraiser of the year, on Sunday, October 2nd from 1 to 4 pm at the iconic former Weyerhaeuser Company Headquarters!

Join us as we raise funds for our gem of a Museum and honor the legacy of George Weyerhaeuser with delicious bites & drinks, amazing live entertainment, a curated silent auction of kusamono and other tempting items, and a stirring paddle raise and program.

I want to Branch Out

Book Signing with David De Groot

Pick up the new 2nd Edition of “Principles of Bonsai Design” and have it signed by the author, Sat Aug 20. Learn more…

Branch Out, October 2, 2022

Save the Date for a fun and festive evening in support of Pacific Bonsai Museum.

Become a Member

Join our community and support our collection. Learn more…

In Memoriam: George H. Weyerhaeuser

We are saddened to share the news that George passed away on June 11, 2022. Our hearts go out to George’s many family members and friends for their loss. George was 95. Read more…

World Tai Chi Day Apr 30

Practice tai chi among the bonsai Saturday, Apr 30, 10am to 12noon. Free. No reservations necessary. Learn more…

Pat Bako Named our new ED

Pat Bako (“BAY-ko”) became our new Executive Director on January 3, 2022, replacing Kathy McCabe, who retired at the end of 2021. Read more…

Reading Room Now Open

In appreciation of our community, for the first time ever, we are opening our reading room to members-only. Learn more…

Read our 2020 Annual Report

2020 time and the many lessons therein. Read more…

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 20, spend your MLK-Day morning being active, outside, with (new) friends from your community helping maintain a healthy, beautiful forest… Learn more…

Book a group tour

Guided tours to groups of 10 or more are available Tuesday through Friday. Learn more…

Virtual Repotting Q&A

PBM Members are invited to listen, watch and ask your repotting questions. Learn more…

A Gallery of Trees Book

Our first-ever book about our collection, A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum. Learn more and purchase a copy…


Pacific Bonsai Museum is excited to offer audio tours in Chinese (Mandarin). 


World War Bonsai Exhibition Catalog

A 60 page, full-color, pocket-sized encapsulation of our groundbreaking exhibition. Learn more…

Tuning Into Nature

Read ‘Tuning Into Nature‘ featuring LAB artist Ron Lang by Katherine Wimble Fox. Originally published in January 2020 issue of Ceramics Monthly, pages 36-39. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.

Sunday Tours

Free, guided tours of the exhibit are offered every Sunday at 1pm. No reservations required.

Digital Archives available

See archival photos and discover how these works of living sculpture have changed over the time.

We are an anti-racist organization

We believe racial equity is a human right. We support the work of Black Lives Matter and the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) movement. Read full statement.



the collection


creeping hydrangea

David De Groot

Catlin Elm

John Naka

Bald Cypress

Vaughn Banting

Tucker oak

Sadao Yukimaru


From the SHOP