Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

September 26, 2014

Curator’s Choice

Join Laurene Grunwald and Heidi Holst as they discuss their thoughts on the works in the exhibition. Share your thoughts and questions about the sculptures.

October 19, 2014

Mum Day

Enjoy walking tours lead by the horticulture staff as well as informative demonstrations. 

October 21, 2014

An Evening With Richard Hunt

Richard Hunt returns to Grand Rapids for what promises to be a most memorable evening in the institution’s history. This annual lecture is made possible by Charles Schoenknecht and Ward A. Paul.

Events

Events on April 8, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2014

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Mar
25
Apr
15
March 251:00 pmApril 15, 2014

Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Apr
8
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Imaginary Creatures from Clay

Imagine your favorite fictional creature or wild animal—in clay! Learn to get the effects you want by mixing clay colors and using garlic presses and other unusual tools. Place your creature in a fantasy habitat you design. Class also available on April 8 from 10 am to noon.

Ages

8-10

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Apr
8
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Butterfly Biscuits

Decorate your own chef’s hat. Mix the dough and make butterfly biscuits using cookie cutters. Sample them while they’re warm and learn amazing butterfly facts.

Ages

5-7

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
April 8, 20146:00 pm / Tropical Conservatory

Tuesday Night Lights

Bring your flashlight on Tuesday nights until 9 pm to see the nightlife in the Tropical Conservatory.