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Friday, July 29

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tour - Plains to Plains

July 29, 2016 |
Bonfils Stanton Series, Tours
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Adults

Hike of Pawnee Buttes and Tour of High Plains Environmental Center with Panayoti Kelaidis and Jim Tolstrup

Few landscapes are more iconic than the Pawnee Buttes, a short drive...Learn more

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Member Morning

July 29, 2016 |
While You're Here
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Members Only

Members can visit the Gardens at 8 a.m. before public hours. Grab a spot on a favorite bench, sip a cup of tea by the Monet pond, or enjoy a morning walk on quiet paths. Skip the lines and get...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 29, 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
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Garden Art Family Workshop: Plaster Cast Figures

July 29, 2016 |
Children & Families
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Family (ages 5-10)

Discover the stories a sculpture can tell as you create your own figurative form. Design and mold a sculpture out of ordinary everyday items, and then preserve your form using plaster.

...Learn more

York Street
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Garden Art Family Workshop: Plaster Cast Figures

July 29, 2016 |
Children & Families
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Family (ages 5-10)

Discover the stories a sculpture can tell as you create your own figurative form. Design and mold a sculpture out of ordinary everyday items, and then preserve your form using plaster.

...Learn more

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 - 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
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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

York Street
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

July 30, 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
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
,
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

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