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September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

This exhibition of new work explores the intimate relationship between humankind and nature. At the heart of the exhibition is an installation offering the viewer a solitary, sublime experience of being enveloped in nature. Accompanying mixed media artworks examine the womb as a natural cocoon.

January 12, 2020

Motherhood in Art

Concepts of nurturing, protection, bounty and growth have been explored throughout the history of humanity.

February 8, 2020

Winter Family Day

Bundle up for an outdoor adventure in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden!

Events

Classes & Camps

Jan
7
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Dried Flower Wall Hanging

Design and construct your own dried flower wall hanging using craft materials and reclaimed objects.

Instructor

Amber Oudsema

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Jan
11
10:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Natural Dyes

Filled

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

Instructor

Megan Williams

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
Jan
14
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Introduction to Drawing

Filled

Introduction to Drawing. No experience required.

Instructor

Megan Kellner

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
Jan
18
9:30 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Wet Felting: Painting With Wool

Filled

Unleash your inner Monet and learn to create a beautiful impressionist-style painting using wool fiber.

Instructor

Kathy Forzley

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
Jan
18
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Children & Families

Mindfulness for Families

Enjoy the beauty of Meijer Gardens while learning some mindfulness tools along with principles and movements of Tai Chi.

Ages

7+ with Adult

Instructor

Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness

Cost

  • Members $10 per child, $15 per adult
  • Non-Members $13 per child, $18 per adult
Jan
20
5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Gouache

Gouache is a pigment-rich, water-based medium admired by artists for its vibrant colors. Learn the materials needed and the basic techniques to get started.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
Jan
21
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

A Gardener’s Journey to Japan*

Discover the similarities and differences between celebrated gardens in Japan and several Japanese gardens in the United States.

Instructor

David Rettig

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $20
Jan
22
4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Gardens in Glass

Create a garden in miniature inside a unique glass terrarium using a variety of tropical plants.

Instructor

Laura Worth

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $55
Jan
25
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandparent and Me: Plant a Terrarium

Filled

Share the fun experience of creating a terrarium!

Ages

6-10 with adult

Cost

  • Members $18 per child, $18 per adult
  • Non-Members $22 per child, $22 per adult
Jan
26
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photographing Orchids

Start with a short lesson in the classroom, then spend time photographing the beautiful and interesting entries in the Orchid Show.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40