Featured Events

June 16, 2020 January 3, 2021

George Segal: Body Language

This exhibition focuses on George Segal's remarkable versatility in representing body language across different media, including not only his trademark plaster sculptures but also various print techniques. 

July 12, 2020

Sunday Strings

We are pleased to introduce Sunday Strings! From 2 – 3 pm on Sunday, July 12, Sunday, August 9, and Sunday, September 13, we will be featuring a variety of live chamber music performed in the DeVos Van Andel Piazza, near The American Horse.

August 4, 2020

Read & Explore: Art and Gardens Book Discussion for Families

This summer our popular book discussion for families will explore the Newberry Honor book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George.


Events on June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Children’s Garden Summer Activities

Whether it’s engaging with story-times, investigating Discovery Cart materials, exploring self-guided activities, or joining in with a guest performer, the Children’s Garden is the place to be all summer long! Check at the Information Center for what’s happening daily.

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9:00 am
June 15, 2020 9:00 am

Amphibians and Reptiles (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(TWO-DAY CAMP—Monday AND Tuesday, June 15-16, from 9 am-2 pm) Become a Junior Herpetologist by creating a field-guide as you learn what makes reptiles and amphibians so amazing and unique!

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9:30 am
June 15 9:30 am June 18, 2020

Silly Sculpture (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(FOUR-DAY CAMP—Monday THROUGH Thursday, June 15-18, from 9:30 am-12 pm) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

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8:30 am
June 15 8:30 am June 19, 2020

Camp Kaleidoscope - June 15-19 (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(FIVE-DAY CAMP—Monday THROUGH Friday, July 15-19, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm) Explore the Japanese Garden, Children’s Garden, Farm Garden and Sculpture Park with a kaleidoscope of kid-friendly activities.