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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 October, 2019

September 20 9:00 am October 27, 2019

Chrysanthemums & More!

Experience formal garden displays with modern touches. The dedicated areas will feature unique display focused on blocks of color with a distinct color pallet. Colorful plantings like 'Cherry Spice' orange mums, and rainbow chard are paired with 'Red Kuri' squash and lime green apples artfully arranged to create bold patterns.

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.

Oct
1
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Prepare Your Garden for Winter*

Filled

Take steps now to save time in the spring. 

Instructor

Tony England

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
October 5, 2019 10:00 am

Fall Bonsai Show

See a variety of bonsai on display.

October 6, 2019 11:00 am

Fall Bonsai Show

See a variety of bonsai on display.

October 15, 2019 6:00 pm

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.

Instructor

Laurene Grunwald, Director of Sculpture, Art Collections, Exhibitions and Installations, Steve LaWarre, Director of Horticulture
October 15, 2019 7:00 pm

Volunteer Orientation - Evening 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 evening orientation session.

Oct
19
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners

Filled

Learn how to select a tree with bonsai potential, an appropriate pot and the best potting mix.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95

Witness the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony.

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60

Witness the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony.

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60