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Programs

Denver Botanic Gardens offers a broad range of programs for all ages. Choose from hands-on workshops, certificate courses, public lectures, professional development seminars or learning for personal enrichment. Experience the connection and enjoy the wonders of people and plants.

  • Botanical Illustration
    Learn the skills to render plants in remarkable scientific detail and the artistic techniques needed to create beautiful and lasting plant portraits.

  • Children & Families
    Explore the world of plants with fun, hands-on, age-appropriate explorations.

  • Classes & Lectures
    Denver Botanic Gardens offers a wealth of exciting programs on a wide range of topics. Join us to develop new skills, acquire new tastes, meet new friends and travel behind the scenes at the Gardens.

  • CSArt Colorado
    Get involved with local art through Community Supported Art Colorado.

  • Food Programs & Initiatives
    Denver Botanic Gardens is committed to increasing access to fresh, healthy food and education.

  • Schools & Teachers
    Help your students grow their science skills, plant knowledge and appreciation for the natural world.

  • Therapeutic Horticulture
    Therapeutic horticulture is a sensory plant-based outreach and on-site program for senior adults and those with special needs.

  • Trips & Travel
    Travel with us on some amazing journeys.

Programs & Classes Info

  • Four Easy ways to register

    online registration

    Adult Class Listings
    Children/Family Class Listings
    School Group registration is not available online

  • by telephone

    720-865-3580
    (Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; voicemail 24 hours)

  • by fax

    720-865-3685 (24 hours)

  • in person

    9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    1007 York Street in the Education office

To avoid disappointment, please register promptly as classes fill quickly. Some programs have early deadlines or late fees; day-of-registration is not always available.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15 percent cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

In Case of Inclement Weather: Please call the weather advisory recording, 720-865-3620, for information on possible class cancellations.