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Events on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Food Man by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA

Mar 1, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022

Yinka Shonibare CBE: Planets in My Head

Over the past three decades, Yinka Shonibare CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) has emerged as one of the most imaginative and subversive artists of his generation. The exhibition title Planets in My Head is a metaphor for the artist’s subversive imagination and his artistic journey as a self-described “postcolonial hybrid.”

Jun 1, 2022 - Sep 30, 2022

Summer Concerts

The annual Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all generations and genres.

A tram loaded with children going down the pathway surrounded by trees

Jun 6, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022

Let’s Move! A Kids’ Tram Tour

Board the Kids' Tram for an engaging adventure. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10:45 am, 11:45 am, 1:45 pm, and 2:45 pm.

Fee Information
$5 adults, $3 kids 3–13 years old, kids 2 years and younger are free
Children dancing on Tuesday with audience in the background

Jun 7, 2022 - Aug 30, 2022

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Tuesday Evening Music Club brings talented local and regional musicians and cultural organizations to the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater stage, on Tuesday evenings throughout June, July and August.

Blue water-filled miniature Great Lakes inside the Children's Garden

Jun 12, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Children's Garden Summer Activities

Check at the Information Center located in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden for special weekly programs and activities.

Fee Information
Free with admission
Limited Time Only
Classes & Camps

Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 23, 2022

Past Event

Animal Observers

Discover the many different and fascinating species of animals that call Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park home.

Ages
6-9
Cost
Members $90 | Non-Members $100
Limited Time Only
Classes & Camps

Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 23, 2022

Past Event

Sculpture All Around

Come and explore the sculptures all around Meijer Gardens - inside and out!

Ages
4-5
Cost
Members $90 | Non-Members $100
Fee Information
9 am - 12 pm
Limited Time Only
Classes & Camps

Jun 21, 2022 - Jun 22, 2022

Past Event

Citizen Science (New for 2022!)

Observe like a scientist as you join us in the ongoing environmental monitoring of Meijer Gardens.

Ages
9-11
Cost
Members $80 | Non-Members $90

Jun

21

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jun 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Past Event

MOLLY

MOLLY

Grand Rapids Community College professor of English

Jun 21, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Past Event

Juneteenth Poetry Workshop

Walk through the galleries with Amber Oudsema, Curator of Arts Education. Look in-depth at two works in particular that relate to the idea of the American dream as it relates to African American people in Yinka Shonibare CBE’s work. Then spend an hour and a half with GRCC professor of English, Mursalata Muhammad, who will guide you in an ekphrastic poetry writing activity.

Instructor
Mursalata Muhammad
Fee Information
Included with admission

Jun

21

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

CLASSES & CAMPS: ADULT

Past Event

Open Studio Series: Still Life Drawing

Draw inspiration from a preset still life to expand on your drawing skills.

Instructor
Taylor Bultema, Meijer Gardens Education Department staff
Cost
Members $5 | Non-Members $20