Archives from January 2017

January 19, 2017

President’s Letter 2016

Dear Friends of the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation, As I hand over the reins of my office to the very qualified John Baab, I’m reminded of the pensive tone of…

January 18, 2017

A Pathway to the “A-Ha!” Moment

Years ago, when visiting his daughter in Chicago, Dale Atkinson often made a side trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden and thought it would be nice if Grand Rapids had a place like…

January 16, 2017

Choosing a Pathway to Help Others

When Cheryl and Steve Wonch re-wind the story of their lives, the tape settles on a time and place from nearly four decades ago, revealing a preschool in need. “Our kids were…

January 12, 2017

A Pathway to Personal Enrichment

It was love at first sight. At very first sight, in fact - not only was she among the first visitors when Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opened in April 1995, Valerie…

January 11, 2017

Pathway to Solace, Joy and Inspiration

Get lost in Meijer Gardens! That’s the humble advice of Glen Johnson, who speaks with uncommon eloquence and a clear passion about the fixed objects of art that inhabit the…