Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

July 20, 2019

Hosta Show

Join us for the very first hosta leaf show at Meijer Gardens and be amazed by the range of shapes, sizes, colors, patterns and textures available in hosta foliage. 

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 in March, 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. 

March 1 9:00 am April 30, 2019

Fred & Dorothy Fichter 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.

Join us from 6–8 pm at our exclusive member-only Night of the Butterflies!

Mar
10
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40

Join us from 6–8 pm at our exclusive member-only Night of the Butterflies!

Join us from 6–8 pm at our exclusive member-only Night of the Butterflies!

Mar
12
7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Filled

Enjoy a cup of coffee and an Anzac biscuit.

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $20
March 13, 2019 10:00 am

Volunteer Orientation - Morning Sessions

Join others who are interested in volunteering and learn about all the current opportunities to serve at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park at this morning orientation session.

Mar
16
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Vegetable Gardening*

Filled

Learn methods for preparing your site and the importance of good soil.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Mar
16
12:30 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Advanced Vegetable Gardening*

Filled

A continuation of Beginning Vegetable Gardening.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40