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July 26, 2019

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band: A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

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 April, 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.

Apr
1
10:00 am 11:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Spring Break

Grandparent and Me: Ready for Rabbits

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Grandparent and Me: Ready for Rabbits

Ages

Ages 3 with adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member adult, 18 member child
  • Non-Members $22 non-member adult, 22 non-member child
Apr
2
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandparent and Me: Open Studio Art

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Grandparent and Me: Open Studio Art

Ages

6-10 with adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult

The Master Lecture Series

Apr
3
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Porcelain Necklaces for Kids

Porcelain Necklaces for Kids

Ages

Ages 8-12

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Apr
3
10:00 am 2:00 pm
Filled

Planting Design Inspired by Nature*

Instructor

Kelly Norris

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Apr
4
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Drawing with Color: Beginning Oil Pastels for Kids

Drawing with Color: Beginning Oil Pastels for Kids

Ages

Ages 8-10

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Apr
9
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Fused Glass Flower Pocket Vases

Fused Glass Flower Pocket Vases

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $85
Apr
11
4:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Pruning Trees and Shrubs*

Filled

Pruning Trees and Shrubs*

Instructor

Dave Rettig

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35