News & EVENTS
NEws & EVENTS
Starting Wednesday, July 8, Pacific Bonsai Museum will be open to members, volunteers, and supporters, same hours as before (10am to 4pm; closed on Mondays).
We will reopen to the general public on Tuesday, July 14.
Here are a few things you can expect upon your return:
- Wear face coverings when you visit. As consistent with current WA State and King County guidelines, we recommend that visitors wear face-covering on our trails and while in the Museum to protect one another from covid-19. Staff and volunteers will be wearing masks.
Also, see our new line of five, botanical print masks (including one bonsai print) available in our online shop.
- One-way paths, social distancing, and one closed space. To ensure adequate social distancing, the flow through our exhibit space will be one-way. We ask that only one-household-at-a-time occupy each alcove space. If an alcove is occupied, please wait to enter, maintaining at least 6 feet of social distance. Similarly, if you see staff or volunteers working with the collection, please maintain adequate space from them. Our Conservatory will remain temporarily closed. Group tours and in-person field trips are still temporarily suspended.
- Added Personal Safety Measures. So that our restrooms remain well-ventilated, exterior doors will be propped open. One household can occupy each restroom at a time. If you’re not sure if the restroom is occupied, shout a little ‘hello’ at the entrance and wait if you hear a response. Our restrooms also now have touchless faucets, touchless soap dispensers, and touchless paper towel dispensers for your safety. Hand sanitizer stations are being installed in the Museum for your use.
- Exhibition installation is in progress. We are excited to bring you our delayed 2020 special exhibition, World War Bonsai: Remembrance & Resilience, later this summer. You may notice some alcoves are currently in the process of having exhibition materials installed. Thank you for respecting the directions shown on signage.
Thank you for your patience, understanding, and bendy-branch flexibility as we all adjust to these changes. We look forward to seeing you again!
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.
Free, guided tours of the exhibit are offered every Sunday at 1pm. No reservations required.