Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park invites media to utilize our website as a resource for information about the Gardens. Press releases about new programs, events and exhibitions are regularly posted on a year round basis. Please contact us directly for up-to-the minute information, to schedule interviews, and to receive photography.
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Japanese Garden Boulder Placement Ceremony Scheduled at Meijer Gardens
October 1, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will hold a Boulder Placement Ceremony to commemorate the foundational beginning of The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden on Tuesday, October 9 at 2 p.m.
Meijer Gardens celebrates autumn with Chrysanthemum exhibition
September 13, 2013 — Meijer Gardens is pleased to present the fall exhibition, “Chrysanthemums and More!,” featuring expansive displays of chrysanthemums, fall foliage and family-friendly activities.
Meijer Gardens curates “Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture"
September 4, 2012 — Coinciding with the fourth annual ArtPrize competition, Meijer Gardens will host 26 U.S. and international artists in the group exhibition “Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture.”
Butterflies Are Blooming highlights exotic butterflies from four continents
February 25, 2013 — Meijer Gardens' 18th annual “Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibition will bring more than 6,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan.
Meijer Gardens announces winner of Loeschner 2-D Art Competition
December 19, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to announce celebrated landscape painter, Stephen Duren, as the winner of the 2012 Ray and Nancy Loeschner Annual Art Competition.
Call for entries for the Loeschner Art Competition at Meijer Gardens
August 29, 2013 — Meijer Gardensis accepting two-dimensional entries for the Ray and Nancy Loeschner Annual Art Competition.
Meijer Gardens curates Exhibition featuring International Sculptor Bernar Venet
October 23, 2012 — Meijer Gardens will present a year-long exhibition showcasing revolutionary sculptor, Bernar Venet. Five of Venet’s large-scale sculptures will be installed outdoors and open to the public on Oct. 30.
Meijer Gardens curates glass-based exhibition coinciding with ArtPrize
September 4, 2013 — Coinciding with the fifth annual ArtPrize competition, Frederik Meijer Gardens will host 25 artists from across North America, Europe and Asia in, “Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass.”
"American's Garden of Art" book features complete story of Meijer Gardens
October 28, 2013 — Meijer Gardens announces the release of a large picture book, America’s Garden of Art. Featuring over 230 new color photos, with essays this coffee table book offers a complete description and depiction of Meijer Gardens.
Celebrated Chinese artist Zhang Huan is subject of Meijer Gardens Summer Exhibit
May 20, 2013 — Meijer Gardens will feature the work of Chinese artist, Zhang Huan in the summer exhibition, “Looking East, Facing West: The World of Zhang Huan,” on May 24 through August 25.
Meijer Gardens announces acquisition of major work by Richard Serra
May 10, 2013—Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is honored to announce the acquisition and permanent siting of a major piece by the eminent American sculptor, Richard Serra.
Meijer Gardens' Winter Exhibition Features Dutch Sculptor Hanneke Beaumont
January 18, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens is honored to feature the provocative work of Dutch sculptor, Hanneke Beaumont in the winter exhibition, “Connected and Disconnected: The Sculpture of Hanneke Beaumont,” which opens February 1.
Meijer Gardens celebrates Autumn with Chrysanthemum Horticulture Exhibition August 28, 2012 - Meijer Gardens' “Chrysanthemums and More!” exhibition features chrysanthemum displays, family-friendly activities and more from Sept. 14 – Oct. 28.
Meijer Gardens' 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series Lineup
April 11, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens announces its 11th annual Outdoor Summer Concert Series with an eclectic 30-show lineup, the largest to date.
Meijer Gardens Moves Forward Construction Date on Japanese Garden
June 28, 2012 - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces plans to begin construction in mid-July on The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden.
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Meijer Gardens confirms four acts of 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series
March 6, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park proudly announces four acts of the 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series.
Meijer Gardens confirms Harry Connick, Jr. and Garrison Keillor in 2013 Series
April 5, 2013 — Meijer Gardens is proud to confirm two additional shows of the 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series, Harry Connick, Jr. and Garrison Keillor.
Meijer Gardens announces opening date of Japanese Garden
October 24, 2013 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced today the official opening of The Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden will be on June 10, 2015 at a private dedication ceremony.
Meijer Gardens celebrates the holidays with more than 40 international tradition
November 12, 2013 — Experience the magic of the holidays Meijer Gardens with the annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition on display November 26 through January 5, 2014.
Smokey Robinson postpones concert at Meijer Gardens to August 28
May 31, 2013 — The Smokey Robinson concert on Sunday, June 9th has been postponed at Meijer Gardens' Outdoor Summer Concert Series and rescheduled for Wednesday, August 28th.
Meijer Gardens acquires three major works by Contemporary sculptors
May 10, 2012 - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park recently acquired three important works by Pop Art master Jim Dine and renowned British artist Anish Kapoor.
2012 Outdoor Summer Concert Series
April 12, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces its 10th Outdoor Summer Concert Series with an eclectic 25-show lineup, the largest to date. The 1,900-seat amphitheater is one of the most unique and intimate venues in Michigan.
Meijer Gardens ranks in top 100 most-visited art museums
April 9, 2012 — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is again ranked in the 100 most-visited art museums in the world, according to Art Newspaper. The leading authority on global art news published the survey in its April issue, ranking Meijer Gardens