Featured Events

October 10, 2015

Fall Family Days

Visit the Children’s Garden for fall family fun.

October 13, 2015

Remarks on the Land and the “Marks” Made on it

Described by New York Magazine as “one of our greatest living critics, not of the arts but of life itself,” English writer Geoff Dyer is a study in curiosity.

October 27, 2015

An Evening with Jenny Holzer

We are honored to announce the Charles Schoenknecht and Ward Paul Sculpture Lecture annual speaker—American icon, Jenny Holzer.


Events on May 17, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2015

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Build a Garden in a Box

Full Class

Have fun building a garden in a box together. Construct a simple 2’ X 2’ wooden box and fill it with soil. Divide the box into four areas and plant with seeds and starter plants. Leave with an instant garden and tend it together all summer long!


5-10 with Adult


Bill Bird


  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
May 17, 2014 12:00 pm / Peter M. Wege Library

Advice to Grow With: Ask a Master Gardener

Have questions about garden pests and diseases? Bring questions like these and other garden-related questions to the library and the Master Gardeners will be happy to help you get ready for another fruitful gardening season.  

1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Full Class

Venture outdoors to capture the beauty of our waterfalls, and discover the versatility of watercolor pencils. Learn about composition, shading and blending, layering colors from subtle to intense, and achieving fine detail. Be prepared to walk a quarter mile to and from the waterfalls. In inclement weather, the class will be held indoors.


Don Harris


  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47