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Frederik Meijer Gardens

  1. 1. Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Hannah Stuit ED 205 Section 02
  2. 2. What is the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park? <ul><li>Opened in April 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>Internationally well-known </li></ul><ul><li>125 acres of property </li></ul><ul><li>Includes wetlands, forest, and meadows </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the photo to view a video about </li></ul><ul><li>Frederik Meijer Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>& Sculpture Park </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. What is There to See? <ul><li>Indoor Sculpture Galleries and Education Center </li></ul><ul><li>Indoor Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical Conservatory </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture Park </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan’s Farm Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>About the Author </li></ul>Quit Click the photo to visit the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park website
  4. 4. Indoor Sculpture Galleries and Education Center <ul><li>Several connected rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits change throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>The Sculpture Education Center shows the process of designing and constructing the sculptures. </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. Indoor Gardens <ul><li>Climate-controlled connected rooms that show various climates and plants </li></ul><ul><li>Small sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>Include: </li></ul><ul><li>Arid Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Carnivorous Plant House </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal Display Greenhouse </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. Tropical Conservatory <ul><li>Waterfall </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of orchids </li></ul><ul><li>Sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>Butterflies are Blooming </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Butterflies are Blooming <ul><li>Annual exhibit in March and April </li></ul><ul><li>The butterflies come from </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia and Central America. </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Sculpture Park <ul><li>Miles of walking trails </li></ul><ul><li>Tram tours </li></ul><ul><li>The American Horse </li></ul><ul><li>Aria </li></ul><ul><li>I, you, she or he… </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. The American Horse <ul><li>Created by Nina Akamu </li></ul><ul><li>The artist is American, and she was born in 1955. </li></ul><ul><li>This sculpture was created in 1998 and is made of bronze. </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Aria <ul><li>Created by Alexander Liberman </li></ul><ul><li>The artist was born in Russia in 1912 and became an American. He died in 1999. </li></ul><ul><li>This sculpture was created by painting steel. </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. I, you, she or he… <ul><li>Created by Jaume Plensa </li></ul><ul><li>This artist was born in 1955 and has been based in Barcelona and Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>This sculpture was created in 2006 and is made of stainless steel and stone. </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. Michigan’s Farm Garden <ul><li>Farmhouse and barn </li></ul><ul><li>Sculptures of farm animals </li></ul><ul><li>Sculptures of children </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Children’s Garden <ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Information Center </li></ul><ul><li>Kid-Sense Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Great Lakes Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Wooded Wetlands </li></ul><ul><li>Story Telling Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Rock Quarry </li></ul><ul><li>Log Cabin </li></ul><ul><li>Treehouse Village </li></ul><ul><li>Labyrinth </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture Walk </li></ul><ul><li>Butterfly Maze </li></ul>Quit
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>http://www.meijergardens.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR8pxns9lkY </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/search/groups/?q=Lena%20Meijer%20Children's%20Garden&w=54462753%40N00&m=pool </li></ul>Quit
  15. 15. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Hannah Stuit. Currently, I am a student at Grand Valley State University with a major in Integrated Science and a minor in Elementary Education. I love working with children and am looking forward to a rewarding career as an elementary teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Send me an email </li></ul>Quit

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