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Ai Weiwei Presents Sculptures 'Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads' In Prague
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Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens:Natural State Exhibit Ends August 20.

There are but a few days left to see world famous artist and activist Ai Weiwei's exhibit at the Meijer Gardens.

Ai Weiwei, is among the most inspiring and influential cultural figures in the world today, and visitors from all over the United States have come to Grand Rapids and the Meijer Gardes to view his work.

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"Ai Weiwei"/courtesy Meijer Gardens
"Ai Weiwei"/courtesy Meijer Gardens
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New Art Exhibition at Meijer Gardens Like Nothing Before

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s premier botanic and sculpture experiences, is opening a landmark exhibition featuring internationally renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Opening on January 27, 2017, Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State is the first of its kind for the artist at a botanical garden or sculpture park anywhere in the world. More than 30 works will be sited in galleries, conservatories, public spaces and the auditorium.

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Courtesy GRNow.com
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Meijer Gardens Presents an Evening With Dietrich Klinge

For art patrons throughout Michigan, next Tuesday night, October 25, will be a most significant evening. Renowned sculptor and printmaker, Dietrich Klinge will make a rare public appearance as guest lecturer at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Andy Rent
Andy Rent
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I Felt Like a Tourist in My Own Town

Have you ever taken the time to experience parts of Grand Rapids as a tourist would? It really gives you a new appreciation for how great our city is.

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Courtesy ArtPrize
Courtesy ArtPrize
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Meijer Gardens to be Big Part of ArtPrize 2016

It's hard to believe, but ArtPrize is nearly here. It opens September 21, and that's not far away. Are you excited? I am, and can't wait to see what the 8th annual competition brings us.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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Tears for Fears Reschedules Meijer Gardens Concert

In May, Tears for Fears announced that they were postponing their US summer tour dates “due to unforeseen and unhappy circumstances.”

The postponements included a show planned for June 6 at Frederik Meijer Gardens. That show has now been rescheduled for September 26.

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Tears for Fears Cancels Meijer Gardens Concert

Tears for Fears has announced that they are postponing their US summer dates "due to unforeseen and unhappy circumstances."

Full refunds are now available for the Meijer Gardens show which was scheduled for June 6.

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Old Crow Medicine Show Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's "Blonde on Blonde" in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater
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Meijer Gardens Releases Additional Tickets to Sold Out Shows

The Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens sold out 21 of their 30 concerts on the first day. A few more sold out shortly after, but after tickets went on sale for the public on May 14, Meijer Gardens added additional tickets for some sold out shows.

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Courtesy Meijer Gardens
Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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The Free Tuesday Evening Music Club Lineup Announced for Meijer Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, having just announced their Summer Concert Series lineup, now is announcing the lineup for the free Tuesday Evening Music Club. The Tuesday Evening Music Club brings talented local and regional musicians to the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater stage Tuesday evenings, and are free to Meijer Gardens members and included in admission for other guests—throughout July and August.

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Diana Ross/Courtesy Meijer Gardens
Diana Ross/Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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Diana Ross Coming to the Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts

Is there a headliner for the Frederik Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series this summer? I don't know, how about Diana Ross!

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park just announced their Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert lineup, and it's another fantastic lineup. There are 30 shows in the super eclectic, high quality lineup, packed with so many stars it's hard to know who to be excited about the most.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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USA Today Names Meijer Gardens Among Best Botanical Gardens, Vote for Meijer Gardens

USA Today has nominated Frederik Meijer Gardens as one of the 20 best botanical gardens in the country. Readers can vote for their favorite through March 28.

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Coachella Music Festival - Day 2
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Meijer Gardens Announces Four Acts Coming This Summer

This morning, Frederik Meijer Gardens announced four acts which will be performing at the 2016 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts.

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