Featured Events

September 7, 2019

Outdoor Portrait Photography

Learn how to adapt your photography knowledge for creating stunning portraits using natural light and strobe light.

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 in July, 2019

11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 29, 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.

11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 30, 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.

July 30, 2019 6:00 pm

Summer Sculpture Walks

Sculpture Park Niches, The Gallery

6:30 pm 7:30 pm
July 30, 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.

7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 30, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Franklin Park and 6-Pak

Franklin Park: Reunited in 2010, these former classmates from 1969 perform spot-on renditions of songs from The Beatles, The Byrds, The Rascals and many more groups from the 60s.

6-Pak: A legendary all girl band originally formed in 1967, performing the grooviest hits from that era.

11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 31, 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.

July 31, 2019 6:30 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Dawes + Margo Price

Dawes + Margo Price: Once known for their honest approach to classic sounds, Dawes have grown into something different: a forward-thinking, boundary-pushing band for the 21st century, willing to follow inspiration wherever it leads. In 2015, Margo Price was a country underdog just trying to keep enough gas in the tank to get to the next gig, but by the end of 2016, she was one of the genre’s most celebrated new artists and a ubiquitous presence on late night television and at major festivals around the world.


  • Members $48
  • Non-Members $50