Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

May 8, 2021

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room. 

May 14, 2021

Downtown Mural Walk - Guided Day Trip

Join Curator of Arts Education, Amber Oudsema, on a guided walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids.

May 27, 2021

Spring Foraging - Guided Day Trip

Meet Maggie Conklin ND, Maven of Heirloom Academy and owner of LadyHawk Nutrition in Douglas, at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland, MI to learn about the abundance of “wild foods” in Southwest Michigan.

Events

Events

May
9
11:30 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

‘Shimpaku’ Juniper Workshop

Filled

‘Shimpaku’ junipers are one of the best varieties of juniper for bonsai.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
May
9
1:30 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Japanese Flowering Apricot Workshop

Filled

Japanese flowering apricot trees are a classic flowering tree used in bonsai.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $70
May 11 10:30 am June 4, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 12 10:30 am June 5, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 13 10:30 am June 6, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May
14
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Off-Site Bus Trips

Downtown Mural Walk - Guided Day Trip

Join Curator of Arts Education, Amber Oudsema, on a guided walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids.

Instructor

Amber Oudsema

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
May 14 10:30 am June 7, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May
15
10:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Art Journaling

Whether you’re a beginning or seasoned art journaler, this class will enhance your skills.

Instructor

Katie Reitemeier

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
May
15
2:00 pm 4:30 pm

Join teaching artist, Lotus Liu, in The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden to explore traditional Chinese ink drawing techniques.

Instructor

Lotus Liu

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50
May
16
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Community Clean Up

Join Meijer Gardens staff members in this volunteer event to clean up local waterways and collect items that will be sanitized for use in a “found object” art workshop at Meijer Gardens the following week.