• Newsletter icon
  • Facebook icon
  • Twitter icon
  • Pinterest icon
  • Blog icon
  • YouTube icon
  • DBG Instagram

Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals exhibit at Denver International Airport

2 Comments

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 ethnobotany, the relationship between people and their uses of plants.

more

Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

0 Comments
Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day

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. in the Lobby of Republic Plaza Demonstration (FREE): “Botanical Illustration - How To” by Botanical Illustration instructor and artist, Renee Jorgensen Thursday, May 12, 2011, 12 p.m. in "The Art Room", Concourse Level of Republic...

more

Melanie Yazzie Artist Talk March 10

0 Comments
Melanie Yazzie Artist Talk March 10

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 stories of her artistic process and talks about the plants she found throughout the Gardens that inspired this new body of work.

more

No More Moore

0 Comments
No More Moore

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 to visit - especially given the weather! Installing 20 sculptures (18 at York Street and two at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield) took equal amounts...

more

5 Ways to Experience Henry Moore Indoors

1 Comments
5 Ways to Experience Henry Moore Indoors

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 the majestic works of Henry Moore. 

more

Henry Moore's Inspiration from the Natural World

0 Comments
Henry Moore's Inspiration from the Natural World

"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 the Gardens gives the impression that Moore (1898-1986) had been working intently with form and landscape from the early days of his art career. However, it wasn't until he...

more

The Gardens Hosts a Multimedia Art Installation This Saturday at "Test Market" Fundraising Event

0 Comments
The Gardens Hosts a Multimedia Art Installation This Saturday at "Test Market" Fundraising Event

The Gardens brings the multimedia work of Digital Nature artists Ten and Tracer, Offthesky and Pillow Garden to the fundraising art party Test Market, hosted by Yes Please More this Saturday night, Nov. 20 at the Pavilions on 16th St. Mall. For one night, in one place, Test Market pushes collaboration to a new level with contributors including Ballet Nouveau, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, Westword, Denver Handmade Alliance, MCA Denver, Foodie Call and...

more

Pages