Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

February 1 August 25, 2019

A National Treasure

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. 

March 1 April 30, 2019

Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. From March 1 through April 30, experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

April 2, 2019

Secchia Garden Lecture - Kelly D. Norris*

The Master Lecture Series

Events

Events in July, 2018

May 25 9:00 am August 19, 2018

Masayuki Koorida: Beyond Existence

Born in Kyoto, Japan, but now working in Shanghai, China, Masayuki Koorida is a major talent and dedicated figure in Contemporary sculpture.

June 10 August 25, 2018

Kids’ Tram

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. 
Sundays, 1:45 pm and 2:45 pm.

July 3 7:00 pm August 28, 2018 / Amphitheater Garden

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the concession counter.

Jul
3
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 3, 2018 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Hannah Rose and the GravesTones & Rachel Curtis

Hannah Rose and the GravesTones: A combination of Funk, Blues, Country, Jazz, and Rock and Roll, led by a songstress with a voice all her own. 

Rachel Curtis: A stirring, well-seasoned vocalist and 2018 American Idol contestant, backed by her band.

Jul
9
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
9
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Amazing Animals

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Explore animal habitats to look for turtles, wood chucks, birds and more.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
10
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 10, 2018 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

The Kathy Lamar and Robin Connell Band & Soul Syndicate

The Kathy Lamar and Robin Connell Band: With Kathy singing and Robin on the keys, it’s a blend of R&B, Soul, and Pop with a tinge of Jazz.

Soul Syndicate: A cadre of the region’s most talented musicians, doing more than justice to the likes of Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and more!

July 14, 2018 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Amazing Honey Bees

"Bee" amazed this weekend as you take a closer look at the fascinating world of honeybees.

July 15, 2018 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Amazing Honey Bees

"Bee" amazed this weekend as you take a closer look at the fascinating world of honeybees.

Jul
16
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Architecture and Design

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Use your imagination and a variety of materials such as wood, clay, cardboard, stones and wire to create a house, bridge, sculpture and public building.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88