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Art & Exhibitions

Freyer – Newman Center gallery hours: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily. Included with admission. Here are early or full closings for the galleries.

Curator Conversations Tour

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Elliot Ross, "Portal," digital pigment print, 2022.
York Street

Elliot Ross: Geography of Hope

June 23 – Sept. 29, 2024
Indoor
York Street

Discover the resilience and beauty of Glen Canyon’s ecosystem through the large-scale photographs of Elliot Ross.

Past Exhibitions Highlights

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York Street

Sculpture by Alexander Calder

April 28 - Sept. 24, 2017
Outdoor
York Street

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Alexander Calder’s sculptures among the ever-changing living galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens.

Minimalist horse sculpture using branch and stick pieces
York Street

Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

May 23 – Oct. 18, 2015
Outdoor
York Street

Deborah Butterfield captures the essence of the horse with her contemporary sculpture—characters of strength, spirit and grace. Explore the American artist’s use of minimalistic line...

Chihuly
York Street

Chihuly

June 14 – Nov. 30, 2014
Outdoor
York Street

Denver Botanic Gardens presented the Rocky Mountain Region's first major outdoor exhibition of artwork by celebrated American artist, Dale Chihuly. Chihuly's sculptures – ranging in...

Other Past Exhibitions

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Chinami Rickets, “Stripe Book” (detail), indigo-dyed cotton, 2021. Photo by Rowland Ricketts.
York Street

Indigo

July 2 – Nov. 5, 2023
Indoor
York Street

Rich and alluring, the striking blue color known as indigo has inspired weavers, dyers, designers, and sculptors across the globe.

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York Street

Ansel Adams: Early Works

June 11 – Oct. 1, 2023
Indoor
York Street

Discover the early work of renowned landscape photographer Ansel Adams in this exhibition of intimate yet majestic photos of the American West.

Traveling Exhibitions & Displays

Catrina

La Calavera Catrina

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Offer your visitors a taste of the history and symbolism of La Catrina through joyful large-scale skeleton sculptures.

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