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September 7, 2019

Outdoor Portrait Photography

Learn how to adapt your photography knowledge for creating stunning portraits using natural light and strobe light.

September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

In this impactful gallery exhibition, Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb, new work by the artist will be presented in an immersive installation in the Balk Gallery. Law’s use of natural materials, mainly floral, encourage the viewer to experience the relationship between humanity and nature.

September 24, 2019

Wege Environmental Lecture: Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration with Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Join scientist, author, and monarch butterfly expert Dr. Anurag Agrawal as he explores, through striking visual imagery, the fascinating natural history of monarchs and milkweed, revealing the coevolutionary battle between monarchs and milkweed’s famous toxins.

Events

Events

February 1 9:00 am August 25, 2019

A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Although never formally trained in the visual arts or art history, Fred Meijer was deeply interested in cultural endeavors and history, and had a long interest in sculpture. 

June 6 7:00 pm September 18, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

This concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all genres and all generations.

July 2 7:00 pm August 27, 2019 / Amphitheater Garden

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at our brand new concession building.

August 18, 2019 1:00 pm

Inside the Japanese Teahouse

Experience the tranquil ambience and exquisite architecture of our authentic Japanese Teahouse.

August 18, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Heirloom Tomatoes

Join us for a flavorful weekend focused on heirloom tomatoes.

Aug
20
9:00 am 7:00 pm
Filled

Begin the day surrounded by more than 3,000 dahlias at Dahlia Hill in Midland and discover how this unique garden came to be. 

Cost

  • Members $95
  • Non-Members $115
Aug
20
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 20, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Grand Rapids Ballet: Michigan’s Only Professional Ballet Company

This program will employ a full company of Grand Rapids Ballet dancers performing works by some of today’s most in-demand choreographers. A mix of classical and contemporary ballets, including Trey McIntyre’s Wild Sweet Love, featuring the music of Queen, Lou Reed, Felix Mendelssohn and many more will be included.

August 23, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Michael Franti & Spearhead

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Michael Franti & Spearhead: Michael Franti believes that there is a great battle taking place in the world today between cynicism and optimism, so he made his most recent album, Stay Human Vol. II, to remind himself and anyone else who’s listening, that there is still good in the world and that it is worth fighting for. 

Cost

  • Members $51
  • Non-Members $53

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park cordially invites you to the member exhibition closing reception for the exhibition A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Aug
27
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 27, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Ralston & Friends

Local icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.