Featured Events

May 14, 2021

Downtown Mural Walk - Guided Day Trip

Join Curator of Arts Education, Amber Oudsema, on a guided walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids.

May 27, 2021

Spring Foraging - Guided Day Trip

Meet Maggie Conklin ND, Maven of Heirloom Academy and owner of LadyHawk Nutrition in Douglas, at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland, MI to learn about the abundance of “wild foods” in Southwest Michigan.

July 17, 2021

Hosta Show

Hosta leaves will be displayed in this "leaf show."


Events in November, 2020

June 16, 2020 January 3, 2021

George Segal: Body Language

This exhibition focuses on George Segal's remarkable versatility in representing body language across different media, including not only his trademark plaster sculptures but also various print techniques. 

September 18 9:00 am November 1, 2020

Chrysanthemums & More!

Explore the untamed side of the season, just as nature intended.

November 24, 2020 January 3, 2021

Metro Health Christmas & Holiday Traditions

This beloved exhibition begins in November and runs through the entire month of December and into 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 wonderful Railway Garden.

10:00 am 11:00 am

Join Meijer Gardens’ educators for a live and interactive virtual visit to the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Rooftop Sculpture Garden.

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Gel Plate Printing

You’ll love exploring the endless designs you can create using gel plate printing.


Katie Reitemeier


  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $85
November 14, 2020 2:00 pm

Drop In Saturdays

Join Meijer Gardens educators for a family friendly activity at 2 pm.

10:00 am 11:00 am

Join Meijer Gardens’ educators as they visit their favorite places for reflection at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

November 24, 2020 5:00 pm

Virtual Santa Visits

Virtual Santa visits will be offered on the Tuesday nights.

November 27, 2020 10:30 am

Virtual “Wee” are Thankful!

Join us on Facebook Live for special Thanksgiving activities designed for your wee-ones.

November 28, 2020 1:00 pm

Rooftop Reindeer

Reindeer will be here from 1-4 pm on the Saturdays leading up to Christmas.