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And Sculpture Park

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

And Sculpture Park is a garden club based in Grand Rapids, MI that was founded in 1981. As of 2018 they had $22 million in revenue and $381 million in assets.

To promote the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts. The most significant activity is to allow guests to experience horticulture and the arts. To promote the enjoyment, understanding And...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: West Michigan Horticultural Society; and Frederik Meijer Gardens.

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Program areas at And Sculpture Park

Collections and exhibitions: the frederik meijer gardens & sculpture park (meijer gardens) promotes the enjoyment, understanding, and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts. For 362 days a year, guests experience exhibitions on their own, through a guided tour, a tram ride or with a downloadable tour. Permanent exhibitions include indoor display gardens (tropical conservatory, arid garden, victorian garden, and carnivorous plants), acres of outdoor gardens and a world renowned sculpture collection. Temporary exhibitions include three sculpture exhibitions per year, butterflies are blooming (march and april), christmas and holiday traditions around the world (thanksgiving through the new year), chrysanthemums & more (sept/oct), and an ever-changing seasonal display house. During the summer months, artists perform concerts in our outdoor amphitheater. Throughout the fiscal year, approximately 692,270 guests have enjoyed our facility and grounds.

Education: meijer gardens offers educational opportunities for temporary exhibitions and permanent displays through interpretive signage, guided tours, looking guides, films, downloadable tours and interaction with knowledgeable staff and volunteers. Additional offerings include classes, camps, workshops, lectures, school tours and programs. Because we believe that learning should be fun and that the most effective education sparks curiosity, virtually all of our educational offerings are innovative and interactive. Approximately 177,300 children interacted with our exhibitions over the past year.

Hospitality: the hospitality area of meijer gardens includes taste of the gardens cafe (open during business hours for our guests), as well as the ability to enjoy social or corporate functions in one of our event spaces. Event gatherings may be enhanced with our on site audiovisual services and our catering and beverage service. All our event guests also have access to our gardens and sculpture collections while they are on site.

Form 990s for And Sculpture Park

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-09May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 25, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Feb 23, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for And Sculpture Park

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,745,004
Program services$10,387,741
Investment income and dividends$303,011
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-2,482,599
Net income from fundraising events$-49,005
Net income from gaming activities$31,075
Net income from sales of inventory$3,150,356
Miscellaneous revenues$4,327
Total revenues$22,089,910

Vendors for And Sculpture Park

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-16
██████Fundraising software2020-03-02
█████████Marketing software2020-03-02
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-02
█████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2019-03-28
██ ████████Security Guards$417,6792018-09-01
████████ ████████ █████Graphics Printing$288,0492018-09-01
████ ████ ███████Construction$1,541,2372018-09-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at And Sculpture Park

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
David S HookerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$392,475May 13, 2019
Joseph BechererChief Curator and Vice President / Vice President Collections$193,204Oct. 9, 2018
███████ ██████Vice President Operations$174,033Sept. 30, 2018
████ ██████Vice President Finance / Vice President of Finance and Administration$191,680Sept. 30, 2018
████ ██████Director of Development and Membership$112,596Sept. 30, 2018
█████ ████████Director of Education$117,691Sept. 30, 2017
██████ ███████████Director of Hospitality$106,837Sept. 30, 2018
█████ ██████Secretary / Director$0Sept. 30, 2018
███████ ███████Treasurer$0Sept. 30, 2018
███████ ███████Chairperson$0Sept. 30, 2018
...and five more key personnel

Peer garden clubs and horticultural programs

1Japanese Garden Society of Oregon501(c)(3)$10 millionPortland, OR
2Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)501(c)(3)$28 millionPhiladelphia, PA
3Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park501(c)(3)$13 millionGilroy, CA
4Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$6.2 millionBoothbay, ME
5Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society501(c)(3)$21 millionDallas, TX
6Brookgreen Gardens501(c)(3)$12 millionPawleys Island, SC
7Norfolk Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$11 millionNorfolk, VA
8Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art501(c)(3)$13 millionNashville, TN
9New York Botanical Garden (NYBG)501(c)(3)$109 millionBronx, NY
10Atlanta Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$25 millionAtlanta, GA
11Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation501(c)(3)$22 millionBrooklyn, NY
12Chicago Botanic Garden501(c)(3)$49 millionGlencoe, IL
13Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$8.1 millionRichmond, VA
14Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG)501(c)(3)$7.7 millionCoral Gables, FL
15Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA)501(c)(3)$6.5 millionKalamazoo, MI
16Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionFlint, MI
17The Detroit Institute of Arts501(c)(3)$64 millionDetroit, MI
18Charles H Wright Museum of African American History501(c)(3)$6.7 millionDetroit, MI
19Michigan Theater Foundation (MTF)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionAnn Arbor, MI
20Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM)501(c)(3)$9.5 millionGrand Rapids, MI
21Henry Ford501(c)(3)$88 millionDearborn, MI
22Flint Cultural Center Corporation501(c)(3)$11 millionFlint, MI
23Grand Rapids Public Museum501(c)(3)$8.3 millionGrand Rapids, MI
24Holden Arboretum501(c)(3)$8.8 millionKirtland, OH
25Wave Hill Incorporated501(c)(3)$6.5 millionBronx, NY