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Saturday, July 30

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Mount Goliath Guided Wildflower Hike

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Tours, Trips and Travel
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Adults

Discover the life cycles and lore of the alpine tundra and the intense beauty of a natural garden that lasts only 40 frost-free days. This is a trail of contrasts--awesome Rocky Mountain vistas of...Learn more

York Street
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Easy Drawing in the Gardens

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Make drawing easier with a simpler, logical, structural approach. Learn basics of perspective, composition control, and methods to capture forms through simplification and reference points and...Learn more

Chatfield Farms
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ooh La Lavender

July 30, 2016 |
Classes at Chatfield, Lifelong Learning
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Adults

* This class takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, C-470 and Wadsworth *

Enjoy a Saturday at Chatfield learning all about lavender - how to grow it, how...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
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Adults

Explore 20th century sculptures from the Walker Art Center collection, including works by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Isamu Noguchi, with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Whether...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet a Sculpture - Family Drop-in Art Exploration

July 30, 2016 |
While You're Here
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Family (all ages)

Discover the artwork of the Stories in Sculpture exhibition with the whole family. Join us on Saturdays June 18 – August 13, 9:30 a.m. – noon to explore the modern and contemporary sculptures....Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

For centuries, the tea ceremony has been considered the epitome of Japanese life, based on harmony, respect, purity, tranquility and elegant simplicity. Come experience the real thing - a...Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Intro to Yogurt and Cheesemaking

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Interested in making your own fresh cheeses and yogurts but not sure where to start? This class is for you! Join Chef Elizabeth Buckingham for this introduction to yogurt and fresh cheeses, made...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grow Your Own Art Supplies and Eat Them Too

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Join the Denver Botanic Gardens in a workshop with the artist! Relating to artworks in the Raw, Cooked, Fermented exhibit, Viviane Le Courtois explores the interconnected processes of...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Going Organic

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Rocky Mountain Gardening
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Adults

Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective

We all have preconceived notions of what being an “organic” gardener means to us. That is how our grandparents grew their gardens and how many of us...Learn more

York Street
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seasonal Discoveries Tour

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Tours
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Adults

No matter the time of year, botanical treasures await your discovery with these guided tours of gardens at their seasonal peaks. Experience the Gardens’ landscape at its best, whether through the...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

Explore 20th century sculptures from the Walker Art Center collection, including works by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Isamu Noguchi, with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Whether...Learn more

Sunday, July 31

York Street
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Denver Rose Society Show

July 31, 2016 |
While You're Here
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Family (all ages)

Beautiful roses fill Mitchell Hall for the Denver Rose Society’s Annual Show. Visitors can take in the radiant hues and fragrance of more than 200 roses cut from local gardens the morning of the...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 31, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

Explore 20th century sculptures from the Walker Art Center collection, including works by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Isamu Noguchi, with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Whether...Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

July 31, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

For centuries, the tea ceremony has been considered the epitome of Japanese life, based on harmony, respect, purity, tranquility and elegant simplicity. Come experience the real thing - a...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Midsummer Nights Tour

July 31, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Tours
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Adults

In Elizabethan times in England, midsummer’s eve (also known as the summer solstice) was a night to revel. This tour celebrates the long days of summer by focusing on the edible, medicinal and...Learn more

Monday, August 1

York Street
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sacred Doorways – Byzantine Iconography

August 1, 2016 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

More than decorative elements, color plays a very important role in Byzantine iconography, which is one of the oldest art forms to survive unchanged for the past 2,000 years. Students...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Seedlings: Cool Cotton Creations

August 1, 2016 |
Children & Families
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3-6 year olds

Explore the wondrous fibers of the cotton plant and create a cotton masterpiece to take home with you.

• Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, August 2, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 24-36...Learn more

York Street
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Seedlings: Cool Cotton Creations

August 1, 2016 |
Children & Families
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3-6 year olds

Explore the wondrous fibers of the cotton plant and create a cotton masterpiece to take home with you.

• Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, August 2, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 24-36...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Color Mixing

August 1, 2016 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

The first step to watercolor painting is mixing colors. Learn a system for combining colors consistently to eliminate frustrating trial and error. Exercises, demonstrations and discussion will...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Kundalini Yoga - Single Session

August 1, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Kundalini yoga focuses on awakening energy and unlocking our inner potential through breathing techniques, movements, stretching, meditation and mantra. This ancient and sacred practice is the...Learn more

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