Between the Real and the Imagined: Installation by Truman Lowe | Reception May 26

Between the Real and the Imagined: Installation by Truman Lowe | Reception May 26

May 23, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
The Gardens hosts an unprecedented exhibition with new works created by contemporary artist Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk) in Between the Real and the Imagined , May 19 - August 7, 2011, in Gates Garden Court Gallery. Meet the artist at the opening reception on May 26, 5:30 - 8 p.m. Lowe creates a site-...Read more
"Unconquered: The Art of Allan Houser, an American Master" | May 11 lecture with Dr. W. Jackson Rushing, III

"Unconquered: The Art of Allan Houser, an American Master" | May 11 lecture with Dr. W. Jackson Rushing, III

May 5, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
The Gardens and Denver Art Museum Douglas Society present “Unconquered: The Art of Allan Houser, American Master” lecture with W. Jackson Rushing, III, Ph.D on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. A book signing will follow the lecture.Read more
Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser

Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser

May 2, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Denver Botanic Gardens proudly presents Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser (May 1- November 13, 2011), a multidisciplinary appreciation of American Indian cultural and botanical heritage. Sculptures by world-renowned American Modernist Allan Houser (Warm Springs...Read more

Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals exhibit at Denver International Airport

March 31, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Denver International Airport presents Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals featuring 32 botanical illustrations from the Botanical Art and Illustration Program at Denver Botanic Gardens and material culture from the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology. The installation explores...Read more
Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

March 14, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Exhibit-related programs at Republic Plaza, sponsored by Denver Botanic Gardens: Talk (FREE): “Natural Science and the Trade of Botanical Illustration” by Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski. Ph.D., D.Sc., Manager of Denver Botanic Gardens Art and Illustration Certificate Program Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12 p.m...Read more
Melanie Yazzie Artist Talk March 10

Melanie Yazzie Artist Talk March 10

March 7, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie marks the start of an innovative, year-long look at contemporary Native arts that explores ideas and issues facing today's American Indian communities. At this gallery talk, local artist Melanie Yazzie (Dineh, the term Navajo use to identify themselves) shares...Read more
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie opens

Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie opens

February 9, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie marks the first of an innovative, year-long look at contemporary Native arts that explore ideas and issues facing today's American Indian communities. This new body or work created by Melanie Yazzie (Dine, the term Navajo use to identify themselves) tells plant...Read more
No More Moore

No More Moore

January 28, 2011 | Past Art Exhibits
Mon, Jan. 31 the monumental sculptures of Henry Moore will start to be craned and crated and begin their long journey back to Moore's estate at Perry Green in the countryside of England. The sculptures start getting packed up on Monday, but they'll still be here. Today or tomorrow are the best days...Read more
5 Ways to Experience Henry Moore Indoors

5 Ways to Experience Henry Moore Indoors

December 30, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
As the chill in the air finally gives way to snow, you may be feeling too snugly to get outside and see Moore in the Gardens. Whether you're on a visit to see the Gardens in their winter glory or are reading this on your couch with a cup of tea in hand, here are 5 ways to stay warm and experience...Read more
Henry Moore's Inspiration from the Natural World

Henry Moore's Inspiration from the Natural World

December 10, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
"Sculpture should always at first sight have some obscurities, and further meanings. People should want to go on looking and thinking; it should never tell all about itself immediately." - Henry Moore, 1968 The impressive and seamless interaction of Henry Moore's sculptures with the landscape of...Read more

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