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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.

October 15, 2019

Directors’ Walk

Join the directors of the Sculpture and Horticulture departments in exploring the wildflower meadow with Mark di Suvero’s sculpture, Scarlatti, right at the center.

November 2, 2019

Grandparent and Me: iPad Photography

Learn some quick and easy tips about iPad photography.

Events

Events in July, 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. 

June 6 7:00 pm September 18, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

This concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all genres and all generations.

June 10 August 17, 2019

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.

July 2 7:00 pm August 27, 2019 / 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 our brand new concession building.

Jul
1
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 1, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Moving to the Music

Come be a part of our musical jam in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden! Whether by playing an instrument, clapping your hands, tapping your toes, or lending a voice, follow along with local musicians as we make music every Monday.

Jul
2
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 2, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Summer Storytime

Imaginations are welcome at Summer Storytime! Join us for a variety of sensational stories all summer long.

Jul
2
6:30 pm 7:30 pm
July 2, 2019 6:30 pm / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Outdoor Artist Studio

Join local artists in the vibrant atmosphere of the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden for engaging, informal art experiences.

Jul
2
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 2, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Roosevelt Diggs and Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish

Roosevelt Diggs: An energetic, acoustic blend of folk, country, bluegrass and blues.

Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish: A raw, high-octane intensification of 50’s style rock & roll, with Elvis-esque vocals and hints of rockabilly.

Jul
3
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 3, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Weaving Patterns in Nature

Take a closer look at the spectacular variety of colors and patterns found in nature. Then enjoy an interactive storytime and “fingers-on” weaving activity with a professional fiber artist.

Jul
4
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 4, 2019 11:00 am

Time for Topiaries!

Explore the Children’s Garden’s whimsical birthday-themed topiaries through interactive stories, games and activities. Whether it’s your birthday or your “unbirthday,” come play along with us!