Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

February 23, 2021

Zooming in on Post-Colonialism in Art

Explore the artwork of two world renowned Black artists who address themes of post-colonialism, racial identity, and environmentalism.

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

Classes & Camps: Adult

Apr
18
9:00 am 11:00 am

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
20
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Create a unique floral arrangement based on principles of ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design.

Instructor

Mandi Stade

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Apr
20
4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Learn to select and care for the best shade-loving perennials.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
20
5:30 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Natural Dyes

Join Megan Williams of Adventure Textiles to discover the art and science behind achieving natural colors.

Instructor

Megan Williams

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Apr
20
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Discover perennials with long-lasting blooms, dazzling colors and fabulous foliage.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
21
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Garden Tools 101

Join Meijer Gardens Lead Horticulturalist, Ian Warnock, for an interactive workshop to identify and practice using the tools you’ll need for all your gardening projects this year!

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
27
4:00 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Orchid Success

Learn the simple steps that will ensure success with orchids.

Instructor

Wendy Overbeck

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Apr
27
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Learn more about blue agave and the journey it makes to become tequila.

Ages

21+

Instructor

Don Ferguson and Eve Choi

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50
May
4
2:00 pm 6:00 pm

Capture the unique beauty of cherry blossoms in a work of art.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May
8
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop

Bring one or two bonsai and work on styling or refining your trees with expert guidance.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60