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September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

This exhibition of new work explores the intimate relationship between humankind and nature. At the heart of the exhibition is an installation offering the viewer a solitary, sublime experience of being enveloped in nature. Accompanying mixed media artworks examine the womb as a natural cocoon.

November 29, 2019

“Wee” Are Thankful!

Join us for an event filled with Thanksgiving activities.

December 8, 2019

The History of Environmental Art

Join Dr. Wickre as she highlights some important works of art in the Environmental Art movement that have been intended to evoke change in the ways in which we understand and interact with our surroundings.

Events

Events in May, 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. 

May 5, 2019 2:00 pm

The Art of Fine Art Collecting

Join the owners and artists behind Lafontsee Galleries 

May
8
6:00 pm 9:00 pm
May 8, 2019 6:00 pm

Great Gardens Party

Celebrate the change of seasons and spend a beautiful evening at Meijer Gardens this May.

May
9
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

No Fuss Roses*

Filled

No Fuss Roses

Instructor

Stacey Hirvela

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
May
11
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Kusamono and Accent Planting

Filled

Discover the art of Kusamono by creating your own potted arrangement of plants that can be displayed by itself or with a bonsai.

Instructor

Joe Chirco

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May
11
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Root-Over-Rock ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Filled

Learn how to create a root-over-rock style bonsai using a ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May
11
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

‘Boulevard’ Cypress Workshop

Create a bonsai using ‘Boulevard’ cypress, a cultivar of Japanese False Cypress with soft, bluegreen foliage. 

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $80
May
11
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Saturday Session)

Filled

Bring one to three bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Todd Schlafer.

Instructor

Todd Schlafer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
12
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Sunday Session)

Bring one to three bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Todd Schlafer.

Instructor

Todd Schlafer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
13
4:00 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Basil, Basil, Basil

Filled

Basil, Basil, Basil

Instructor

Connie Hanson

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50