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Current & Upcoming Exhibits

York Street
Sassona Norton, An Hour Before Dawn, bronze, 2001. Collection of Craig Ponzio.

Human | Nature: Figures from the Craig Ponzio Sculpture Collection

April 19 – Sept. 15, 2019
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York Street

Human | Nature presents 18 sculptures that explore the human form in both classical and abstract styles, from the early 20th century to today. Learn more

Chatfield Farms
Ready or Not (2013) North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC. Photo: Juan Villa.

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty

Opening April 27, 2019
Outdoor
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Chatfield Farms

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty is a large-scale installation made of natural materials. Learn more

Traveling Exhibits

Susan Willis, Porcupinus (Miscanthus sinesis), 2017, colored pencil on Mylar.

Whimsy: Botanical Art & Illustration

Indoor
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Traveling

This playful and humorous selection of scientifically accurate botanical illustrations is sure to prompt smiles and appreciation of the natural world from visitors to your venue. Learn more

La Calavera Catrina outdoor display

La Calavera Catrina

Outdoor
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Traveling

Experience the rich history and iconography of La Catrina through colorful and joyful large-scale skeleton sculptures. Learn more

Past Exhibits

York Street
Ricardo Soltero, La Vendedora de flores, 2017, mixed media

Winged Souls

Oct. 13 - Nov. 4, 2018
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York Street

Join the Gardens in celebrating Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with an exploration of the symbolism of monarch butterflies and the iconic and elegant female figure known as La Catrina. Learn more

York Street
Randy Raak, Bee-line, 2013, ink and watercolor on scratchboard.

Invisible Links: Botanical Art & Illustration

Aug. 15 - Oct. 14, 2018
Indoor
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York Street

Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration presents its annual juried exhibition highlighting students’ best achievements in a variety of media. Learn more

York Street
Still image of Summer from “Four Sided Fantasy,” published by Serenity Forge, developed by Ludo Land, 2016. Digital print.

Cyberscapes by Serenity Forge

May 30 - Aug. 5, 2018
Indoor
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York Street

Experience landscapes both familiar and strange in the virtual worlds published and developed by video game production studio Serenity Forge. Learn more

York Street
Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting animated banner

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

April 28 - Sept. 23, 2018
Outdoor
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York Street

Sculptures created within the pixelated aesthetic of vintage video games are featured throughout the Gardens’ natural landscapes. Learn more

York Street
Naturally  Artificial | Works by Jason DeMarte

Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte

Feb. 21 - May 20, 2018
Indoor
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York Street

Jason DeMarte’s large-scale digital photographs juxtapose idyllic natural landscapes with the visual gluttony of consumerism. Learn more

York Street
Helen Smithwick, "Bad Boys of Spring," watercolor, 2017.

Whimsy: Botanical Art & Illustration

Nov. 19, 2017 - Feb. 11, 2018
Indoor
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York Street

This juried exhibition celebrates the role of whimsy and humor in botanical art and illustration. Learn more

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