Featured Events

September 6, 2021

Fall Story Time

Join us for fun, fallinspired, interactive stories.

September 14, 2021

Read & Explore: Art and Gardens Book Group

Join us for our fall book discussion.

November 5, 2021

Volunteer Orientation

Explore Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s volunteer program at an open orientation.


Events on September 24, 2021

September 16 9:00 am October 31, 2021

Virginia Lee Montgomery: Sword in the Sphinx

Virginia Lee Montgomery (VLM) is participating in 2021 ArtPrize with her sculpture Sword in the Sphinx, exhibited at the Welcome Center entrance. The exhibition continues in our Courtyard Level, near the Peter M. Wege Library, where four of VLM's marble sculptures are on display.

September 17 9:00 am October 31, 2021

Chrysanthemums & More!

Peruse pathways aglow with vibrant fall plantings, paying attention to how their look and mood change as you move from the intensity of sun-filled spaces to the understated low light of autumn afternoons.

9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Birding For Beginners


Perfect for those curious about getting started in birding.


Jamie Krupka


  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Join muralist Eliza Fernand and Curator of Arts Education Amber Oudsema on a walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids. 


Eliza Fernand and Amber Oudsema


  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
September 24, 2021 10:30 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Backpack Adventures

Join us in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden for Backpack Adventures! These discovery walks, led by Art & Garden Play Activity Leaders, conclude with a story time and provide a fun way to explore art and horticulture with “Big Kid” backpack tools.