Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Frederick Meijer Gardens - Under the Radar Michigan


Frederick Meijer Gardens - Under the Radar Michigan

The Frederick Meijer Gardens are acre after acre of art, science and natural beauty. Visit the Lena Meijer Topical Conservatory, the largest conservatory in Michigan. Check out the sculpture park containing the most comprehensive collection of outdoor sculptures in the entire Midwest.

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One of the world’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park serves nearly 600,000 visitors annually. Meijer Gardens was recently ranked in the top 100 most-visited art museums worldwide by Art Newspaper, the leading publication in global art news. The 139-acre grounds feature Michigan’s largest tropical conservatory; one of the largest children’s gardens in the country; arid and Victorian gardens with bronze sculptures by Degas and Rodin; a carnivorous plant house; outdoor gardens; and a 1900-seat outdoor amphitheater, featuring an eclectic mix of world-renowned musicians every summer. The internationally acclaimed Sculpture Park features a permanent collection including works by Rodin, Oldenburg, Moore, Serra, Bourgeois and Plensa, among others. Indoor galleries host changing sculpture exhibitions with recent exhibitions by Picasso, Degas, di Suvero, Borofsky, Calder and Dine. In June 2015, the 8 – acre Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will open. Created by renowned designer Hoichi Kurisu, the garden will also feature sculpture by Anish Kapoor, Zhang Huan, and Guiseppe Penone, among others.

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1000 East Beltline Ave., NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Events

Butterflies Are Blooming - Grand Rapids

Date: 03/01/15 - 04/30/15

Splendors of Shiga: Treasures from Japan | Exhibit - Grand Rapids

Date: 01/30/15 - 08/16/15