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Featured Events

May 9, 2020

Just for Moms

Treat your mom (or another special person in your life) with unique Mother’s Day activities in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden!

May 16, 2020

Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Teahouse - May 16

Witness the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony.

September 23, 2020

Great Gardens Party

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

Events

Events in January, 2020

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 26, 2019 January 5, 2020

Metro Health Christmas & Holiday Traditions

A marvelous exhibition beginning in November and running through the entire month of December and part of January each year. It includes 46 trees and cultural displays, over 300,000 colorful lights both indoors and outdoors, choirs, rooftop reindeer, as well as the beloved Railway Garden.

Jan
7
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Dried Flower Wall Hanging

Filled

Design and construct your own dried flower wall hanging using craft materials and reclaimed objects.

Instructor

Amber Oudsema

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
January 12, 2020 2:00 pm

Motherhood in Art

Concepts of nurturing, protection, bounty and growth have been explored throughout the history of humanity.

Instructor

Amber Oudsema, Curator of Arts Education, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park and Adjunct Professor of Art, GVSU
Jan
20
5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Gouache

Filled

Gouache is a pigment-rich, water-based medium admired by artists for its vibrant colors. Learn the materials needed and the basic techniques to get started.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
Jan
21
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

A Gardener’s Journey to Japan*

Discover the similarities and differences between celebrated gardens in Japan and several Japanese gardens in the United States.

Instructor

David Rettig

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $20
Jan
22
4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Gardens in Glass

Create a garden in miniature inside a unique glass terrarium using a variety of tropical plants.

Instructor

Laura Worth

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $55