Browse the CollectionThere are many styles of single tree bonsai and penjing. They are used in discussing bonsai and penjing.
Browse the Collection
The Matthaei-Nichols bonsai and penjing collection is a community collaboration developed through years of donations, volunteer and staff stewardship, and attentive care. Our collection began in 1977 when we accepted Dr. Maurice Seevers’ bonsai collection from his estate.
Moving to Leadership
A bold future beckons: engaging people new-to-bonsai while deepening our existing relationships and networks. Everything depends on our specimens being exemplary. As we on-board one of the continent’s most important private collections, we’ll be refining our existing collection and expanding our audiences. We need your help – spreading the word, coming to see the specimens through the year, learning more, and supporting us.