The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 for a concert.

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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

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

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty

On View Now
Outdoor
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Chatfield Farms

Denver Botanic Gardens announces a feature art installation at its Chatfield Farms location in Littleton, CO. Learn more

Past Exhibits

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"Hare on a Bell" Sculpture

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

April 29 - Oct. 2, 2016
Outdoor
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The Gardens welcomes Stories in Sculpture, an exhibition organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, featuring selections from their collection. Learn more

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Viewing Stones, Chinese Scholar Stones and Japanese Suiseki

Viewing Stones, Chinese Scholar Stones and Japanese Suiseki

March 21 – April 15, 2016
Indoor
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Experience the beauty of ancient natural objects used for contemplation and as a reminder of our connection to the natural world. Learn more

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V for Vegetables

V for Vegetables

Feb. 25 - May 15, 2016
Indoor
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Explore the historical and contemporary graphic traditions surrounding the victory gardening movement and celebrate the virtue of growing food in your own backyard. Learn more

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Steppe Plants: Botanical Illustrations Featuring Plant Select

Nov. 22, 2015 - Feb. 14, 2016
Indoor
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This juried exhibition highlights species from Plant Select, a leading non-profit cultivator, distributor and educator of plants suited to the high plains and intermountain regions.  Learn more

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Within Range: Paintings by Theodore Waddell

August 19, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Indoor
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Waddell features cattle-scattered panoramas in his paintings. Influenced by time spent in New York in the 1960s, he combines elements of abstract expressionism with landscape to create a singular style. Organized in collaboration with Visions West Gallery. Learn more

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Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

Deborah Butterfield: The Nature of Horses

May 23, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Outdoor
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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 and powerful form amid the Gardens’ outdoor environment. Learn more

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