Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

March 8, 2015

Lecture: Wabi-Cha (Tea) and Transformation of Shigaraki Ware

Discover the concept of wabi-cha that emerged in the 15th century.

March 13, 2015

Perspectives

Walk through the galleries with three staff members as they explore objects from another culture from their own perspectives.

March 24, 2015

The Hidden Beauty of Pollination

The Master Lecture Series WEGE ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE

Events

Classes & Camps

May
6
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Fun Times with Wind Chimes

Unwind in this class with wine while watching a step by step demonstration on how to make ceramic wind chimes.

Ages

21+

Instructor

Jerry Berta

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $42
May
7
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Exciting New Perennials

Discover fascinating new perennials, such as ‘Rosie Posie’ anise-hyssop and ‘Berry Timeless’ coral bells that deserve a spot in your garden.

Instructor

Jeremy Windemuller

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
May
9
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Beginners Only: Tropical Bonsai

Full Class

Learn the basics of bonsai by working on a woody-stemmed tropical plant.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
9
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai in Miniature: Create a Mame Boxwood

Discover the principles behind creating a Mame bonsai.

Instructor

Frank Mihalic

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $73
May
9
2:30 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring-Your-Own-Tree

Bring one or two bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Suthin Sukosolvisit.

Instructor

Suthin Sukosolvisit

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
10
11:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a ‘Shimpaku’ Juniper Bonsai

Developing a Collected ‘Shimpaku’ into a Beginning Bonsai in Informal Upright Style

Instructor

Linda Camp

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $73
May
10
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Develop a Cork Bark Chinese Elm Bonsai

Learn essential bonsai skills as you work on a cork bark Chinese elm.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $68
May
10
2:30 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring-Your-Own-Tree

Bring one or two bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Suthin Sukosolvisit.

Instructor

Suthin Sukosolvisit

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
16
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Farm Fun

Have fun with songs, finger plays, and movement while getting to know the Meijer Gardens farm!

Ages

3 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $40 non-member pairs
May
20
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Hanging Herb Basket

Put together a hanging planter containing culinary herbs including basil, thyme, sage, parsley, rosemary and chives.

Instructor

Connie Hanson

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $42