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Meijer Gardens Officially Cancels the 2020 Tuesday Evening Music Club Concert Series Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces the cancelation of the 2020 Tuesday Evening Music Club concert series. The safety of guests, volunteers, staff and artists remains our top priority. Typically held every Tuesday evening in July and August, the series hosts local and regional talent in a variety of musical genres. Meijer Gardens sincerely appreciates the performing artists community for working with us to try to present a 2020 series.

“We are deeply disappointed to have to cancel this popular series due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis,” said President & CEO David Hooker. “We had hoped to be able to present a modified series later this summer and fall, but due to the ongoing situation, we have concluded that this is not possible in 2020. We are looking forward to a summer full of live music once again filling the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater in 2021 with both the Tuesday Evening Music Club and the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens” added Hooker.

The Tuesday Evening Music Club is made possible in part by the generous support of Meyer Music, WYCE and Corporate Live.

 

About Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
One of the world’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park served 670,000 visitors in 2019 and was recently listed in the top 30 most visited museums in the United States by The Art Newspaper, the leading publication in global art news. The 158-acre main campus features Michigan’s largest tropical conservatory; one of the largest interactive children’s gardens in the country; arid and Victorian gardens with bronze sculptures by Edgar Degas and Auguste Rodin; a carnivorous plant house; outdoor gardens; and a 1900-seat outdoor amphitheater, featuring an eclectic mix of world-renowned musicians every summer. The internationally acclaimed Sculpture Park features a permanent collection including works by Claes Oldenburg & Coosje van Bruggen, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Richard Serra, Louise Bourgeois, Ai Weiwei and Jaume Plensa, among others. Indoor galleries host changing sculpture exhibitions with exhibitions by Ai Weiwei, Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Mark di Suvero, Jonathan Borofsky, Alexander Calder, Jim Dine and others. In June 2015, the eight–acre Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opened. Created by renowned designer Hoichi Kurisu, the garden features sculpture by Anish Kapoor, Jenny Holzer, David Nash, George Rickey, Masayuki Koorida, Zhang Huan, Guiseppe Penone, among others.