Search Results for "horse"

Search Results for "horse"

Grandparent and Me: It’s a Horse of Course!
Have fun learning how horses work, run and play through songs, movement, stories and art.

The American Horse
…to creativity, The American Horse was created by famed animaliere, or animal sculptor, Nina Akamu. The work was inspired, in part, by a work created by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci for the Duke of Milan in the late 15th century. The project was championed by Fred Meijer in the…

Small Dry Fork Horse
Throughout her early career, Deborah Butterfield worked with collected natural materials bound together in mud and clay. Later in her career, Butterfield began to cast her sculptures in bronze to allow the works to last longer and to be placed outside.

Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse
Although it is easy to assume that this scale model served as the maquette, or model, for the 8 and 24 foot versions of Nina Akamu's equine masterpiece, it was actually created at the end of the project as a tangible work for the visually impaired. In actuality, the artist…

Rules at Meijer Gardens

Outdoor Yoga - September 17
Join us for a refreshing and meditative session of yoga with well-known instructor, Dean Jeffery.

Outdoor Yoga - August 13
Join us for a refreshing and meditative session of yoga with well-known instructor, Dean Jeffery.

Essence: The Horses of Deborah Butterfield
…inspired by a specific horse Butterfield has known, the works are not portraits in the traditional sense, but representations of the essence of that creature. For Butterfield, it is not merely the physical presence of such noble creatures she hopes to convey, but their spirit and energy as well. This…

Stuart and Barbara Padnos Rooftop Sculpture Garden
This completely new garden experience results from the blending of horticulture and sculpture and includes four long-term sculpture loans from the Smithsonian’s Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.