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Featured Events

November 25, 2014

Family Winter-Time Walks

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways.

November 25, 2014

Santa Visits

Even though he knows who has been naughty or nice, Santa welcomes all visitors to share their holiday wishes and take a picture with him on a sleigh in the Cook Entryway.

December 4, 2014

Holiday Gala

This enchanted evening will feature horse-drawn carriage rides through the sculpture park, dancing, a strolling dinner, and roaming holiday entertainment. Enjoy the dazzling trees and displays representing holiday cultures around the world. Don't miss your opportunity to attend this spectacular annual event. 

  

Events

Events in February, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2015

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Feb
1
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child

Mystery Art Box

Delight in your own box of dazzling and unusual art materials—clock parts, game pieces, little toys, fossils and more. Then create a unique sculpture to wow your friends and family! Give your sculpture a title and display in the class “art gallery” for parents to view at the end of class.

Ages

8-12

Instructor

Staff

Cost

  • Members $15.0000
  • Non-Members $22
Feb
4
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Outdoor Ceramic Planter

Full Class

FULL Using the slab method, make a small garden pot to use this spring. Personalize your pot by carving into structural foam then press your designs into the clay. Glaze your pot with dazzling colors of your choice. Pots will be fired off-site and returned for later pick-up.

Instructor

Jerry Berta

Join connoisseur Allie Merrick for an entertaining and educational evening.

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $65
Feb
8
10:00 am 12:00 pm

(CANCELLED) Brainstorm sculpture ideas and learn how artists transform ideas in their heads into finished sculptures. Make several sketches of your sculpture idea and practice drawing to scale using the grid system. When you’re ready, convert your drawings into a wonderful clay sculpture.

Ages

10-14

Instructor

Staff

Join connoisseur Allie Merrick for an entertaining and educational evening.

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $65
February 11, 20147:00 pm

Curator’s Choice

Walk through the show and learn more about the process of drawing for sculptors in our permanent collection.

Feb
12
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Herbal Teas and Treats

Learn how to make a different herbal tea for every month of the year! Connie will share her favorite recipes for party sweets and savories, and novel ideas for theme teas. Recipe handouts and sampling included.

Instructor

Connie Hanson

Cost

  • Members $30.0000
  • Non-Members $37
Feb
15
10:00 am 12:00 pm

(Cancelled) Enjoy a tour through our Committed to Paper: Master Drawings and Prints by Sculptors exhibition then listen as a dynamic clay artist shares her process of moving from sketches to 3-D sculptures. Receive guidance as you follow the process to create your own clay sculpture.

Instructor

Mary Lamson-Burke