Articles

July 20, 2021
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The De Boers

For Bob and Lois De Boer, it’s not just the sculpture and the gardens that entice. It’s the stories behind each and every attraction. This savvy couple in their 90s have a better…

July 20, 2021
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The Nelsons

Some of us are fortunate enough to have a place of refuge – an escape that allows the worries of the world to abate or even evaporate, if only for awhile. For Jim Nelson, that…

July 20, 2021
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President's Letter - Annual Report 2020

Dear Friends, A simple Google search of the word “legacy” reveals a synonym, “heritage,” defined as “valued objects and qualities...that have been passed down from previous…

June 2, 2020
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FMGSF Earns Another Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

A testament to our efforts and commitment to industry best practices, we are proud to announce we have earned our fifth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's…

February 5, 2020
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The Johnsons

It takes the better part of 12 hours to drive from Crewe, Va. to Grand Rapids. But what makes the trip especially worthwhile for Crewe residents Chuck and Linda Johnson is knowing…

February 5, 2020
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The Boers

“Whoa! That’s in West Michigan?!” And Bill Boer answers with a nod. “It sure is.” Bill and his wife, Laurie, love sharing that sort of reaction from people they meet while…

February 5, 2020
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The Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Mike Gaudino

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Gaudino to its Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2020. A native of…

February 5, 2020
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In Gratitude to Long-time Foundation Board Member John Bouwer

With gratitude and a deep sense of appreciation, the Board of the Foundation would like to wish John Bouwer all the best as he concludes nearly 20 years of service to our…

February 5, 2020
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President's Letter - Annual Report 2019

Dear Friends, As visitors and supporters of Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, we’re all familiar with that feeling we experience when we enter its spaces. As each of us…

July 1, 2019
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Meijer Gardens Foundation Welcomes Two Incoming Board Members

The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members -- William J. Boer and Amy L. Keane. Both were elected to the Board with terms that began in January…