Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Chatfield Farms
One Fell Swoop (2019), Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO. Photo: Scott Dressel-Martin.

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty

On View Now
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Chatfield Farms

Dougherty’s immersive sculpture at Chatfield Farms in Littleton, CO is created by weaving flexible saplings and branches into a complex and whimsical architectural form. Learn more

York Street
Ursula von Rydingsvard, Ocean Floor, 1996,  Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. and The Fabric Workshop Museum, 2018. Photo by Carlos Avedaño.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

May 1 – Sept. 20, 2020
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York Street

An ambitious exhibition featuring large cedar sculptures by one of the most influential sculptors working today. Learn more

York Street
Lynn Williamson, Pinus Ponderosa, ink, 2018.

Beauty without Bloom: Botanical Art & Illustration

Oct. 17, 2020 – Jan. 10, 2021
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York Street

Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration unveils the beauty of flowerless plants and trees in this annual juried exhibition. Learn more

York Street
Image Credits: Jody Guralnick, Prima Lingua, detail, 72 x 48 inches, oil and acrylic on two panels, 2018.

Prima Lingua: First Words of the Earth

Nov. 7, 2020 – Feb. 21, 2021
Indoor
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York Street

Jody Guralnick explores the intersection of science and art, bringing to light the microscopic and often unnoticed structures of lichens, mushrooms, molds and more. Learn more

Past Exhibits

York Street
Naturally  Artificial | Works by Jason DeMarte

Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte

Feb. 21 - May 20, 2018
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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

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Play: Works by Pattie Lee Becker

Aug. 16 - Nov. 5, 2017
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York Street

Becker’s pattern-rich, highly detailed and playful explorations showcase her process-based dream improvisations. Learn more

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Color: Works by Teresa Booth Brown

Color: Works by Teresa Booth Brown

May 24 - Aug. 6, 2017
Indoor
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York Street

Booth Brown uses painting as a chance to make order out of chaos; to organize thoughts and ideas that resist written language. Learn more

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Sculpture by Alexander Calder

Sculpture by Alexander Calder

April 28 - Sept. 24, 2017
Outdoor
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York Street

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

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Elusive: Works by Andrew Roberts-Gray

Feb. 22 – May 14, 2017
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York Street

Artist Andrew Roberts-Gray combines formal abstraction, the painted landscape, and areas of unpainted canvas to create dynamic works that defy traditional genre. Learn more

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Edible: Botanical Art & Illustration

Nov. 20, 2016 - Feb. 12, 2017
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York Street

Botanical art and illustration is the centuries­-old tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes and capturing the beauty of the natural world. This exhibition showcases edible plants. Learn more

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