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July 26, 2019

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band: A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

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 on May 11, 2019

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. 

May
11
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners Workshop (Morning Session)

Filled

Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus

Instructor

Joe Martinez

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
May
11
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Kusamono and Accent Planting

Filled

Discover the art of Kusamono by creating your own potted arrangement of plants that can be displayed by itself or with a bonsai.

Instructor

Joe Chirco

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May
11
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Root-Over-Rock ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Filled

Learn how to create a root-over-rock style bonsai using a ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May 11, 2019 12:00 pm

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Enjoy stunning bonsai trees on display in the Huizenga Grand Room.

May
11
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

‘Boulevard’ Cypress Workshop

Create a bonsai using ‘Boulevard’ cypress, a cultivar of Japanese False Cypress with soft, bluegreen foliage. 

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $80
May
11
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Saturday Session)

Filled

Bring one to three bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Todd Schlafer.

Instructor

Todd Schlafer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
11
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Filled

Learn the basics of creating a bonsai using a juniper, a durable evergreen that has many styling possibilities.

Instructor

Eric Newton

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75