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Japanese Garden Boulder Placement Ceremony Scheduled at Meijer Gardens
October 1, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will hold a Boulder Placement Ceremony to commemorate the foundational beginning of The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden on Tuesday, October 9 at 2 p.m.
Meijer Gardens celebrates holidays with more than 40 international traditions
November 8, 2012 — Experience the magic of the holidays at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park with the annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition on display November 20 through January 6.
Meijer Gardens curates “Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture"
September 4, 2012 — Coinciding with the fourth annual ArtPrize competition, Meijer Gardens will host 26 U.S. and international artists in the group exhibition “Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture.”
Butterflies Are Blooming highlights exotic butterflies from four continents
February 25, 2013 — Meijer Gardens' 18th annual “Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibition will bring more than 6,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan.
Meijer Gardens announces winner of Loeschner 2-D Art Competition
December 19, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to announce celebrated landscape painter, Stephen Duren, as the winner of the 2012 Ray and Nancy Loeschner Annual Art Competition.
Meijer Gardens curates Exhibition featuring International Sculptor Bernar Venet
October 23, 2012 — Meijer Gardens will present a year-long exhibition showcasing revolutionary sculptor, Bernar Venet. Five of Venet’s large-scale sculptures will be installed outdoors and open to the public on Oct. 30.
Celebrated Chinese artist Zhang Huan is subject of Meijer Gardens Summer Exhibit
May 20, 2013 — Meijer Gardens will feature the work of Chinese artist, Zhang Huan in the summer exhibition, “Looking East, Facing West: The World of Zhang Huan,” on May 24 through August 25.
Meijer Gardens announces acquisition of major work by Richard Serra
May 10, 2013—Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is honored to announce the acquisition and permanent siting of a major piece by the eminent American sculptor, Richard Serra.
Meijer Gardens' Winter Exhibition Features Dutch Sculptor Hanneke Beaumont
January 18, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens is honored to feature the provocative work of Dutch sculptor, Hanneke Beaumont in the winter exhibition, “Connected and Disconnected: The Sculpture of Hanneke Beaumont,” which opens February 1.
Meijer Gardens celebrates Autumn with Chrysanthemum Horticulture Exhibition August 28, 2012 - Meijer Gardens' “Chrysanthemums and More!” exhibition features chrysanthemum displays, family-friendly activities and more from Sept. 14 – Oct. 28.
Meijer Gardens' 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series Lineup
April 11, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens announces its 11th annual Outdoor Summer Concert Series with an eclectic 30-show lineup, the largest to date.
Meijer Gardens Moves Forward Construction Date on Japanese Garden
June 28, 2012 - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces plans to begin construction in mid-July on The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden.
DWIGHT YOAKAM CANCELS CONCERT AT MEIJER GARDENS
Meijer Gardens confirms four acts of 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series
March 6, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park proudly announces four acts of the 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series.
Meijer Gardens confirms Harry Connick, Jr. and Garrison Keillor in 2013 Series
April 5, 2013 — Meijer Gardens is proud to confirm two additional shows of the 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series, Harry Connick, Jr. and Garrison Keillor.
Meijer Gardens acquires three major works by Contemporary sculptors
May 10, 2012 - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park recently acquired three important works by Pop Art master Jim Dine and renowned British artist Anish Kapoor.
2012 Outdoor Summer Concert Series
April 12, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces its 10th Outdoor Summer Concert Series with an eclectic 25-show lineup, the largest to date. The 1,900-seat amphitheater is one of the most unique and intimate venues in Michigan.
Meijer Gardens ranks in top 100 most-visited art museums
April 9, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is again ranked in the 100 most-visited art museums in the world, according to Art Newspaper. The leading authority on global art news published the survey in its April issue, ranking Meijer Gardens
Meijer Gardens confirms four acts of 2012 Outdoor Summer Concert Series
March 15, 2012 - Meijer Gardens announces four confirmed acts for the 2012 Outdoor Summer Concert Series. Entire lineup will be announced mid-April.
17th annual "Butterflies Are Blooming" highlights colorful species
February 27, 2012 - Thousands of tropical butterflies fly freely in the five-story tropical conservatory March 1 through April 30. Visitors can see more than 40 species and learn how these fascinating creatures use color and pattern for survival.
Meijer Gardens adds Japanese Garden to collection
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces plans for The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden. One of the most revered and deeply appreciated international garden styles, the 8½-acre addition will further the organization's dual mission...
Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield
January 9, 2012 - The exclusive exhibition traces a passion for horses through the sculptor’s prolific career. With master craftsmanship and a variety of materials, Butterfield portrays the essence of the creature’s spirit and energy, bringing equine...
17th annual holiday exhibition illuminates more than 40 international traditions
October 17, 2011 - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is proud to host the 17th annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition on display November 22 through January 8. This year’s exhibition centers around the theme...
Meijer Gardens curates "Sculpture Today" exhibition during ArtPrize
August 26, 2011 - Coinciding with the third annual ArtPrize competition, Meijer Gardens will host 25 U.S. and international artists in the group exhibition “Sculptors Today: New Forces, New Forms.” The works collectively represent a wide array...
Meijer Gardens' new horticulture exhibition highlights beauty of mums
August 25, 2011 - In celebration of autumn’s botanic beauty, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park presents “Chrysanthemums and More!” opening to the public September 16. Formerly named “ColorFall,” the newly redesigned exhibition features expansive...