Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

April 28 - Sept. 23, 2018
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Sculptures created within the pixelated aesthetic of vintage video games are featured throughout the Gardens’ natural landscapes. Learn more

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

Invisible Links: Botanical Art & Illustration

Aug. 15 - Oct. 14, 2018
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Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration presents its annual juried exhibition highlighting students’ best achievements in a variety of media. Learn more

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

Winged Souls

Oct. 13 - Nov. 4, 2018
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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

Past Exhibits

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The Ancient Art of Stone Appreciation

March 30, 2015 - April 24, 2015
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Originating some two thousand years ago in China, the tradition of collecting and appreciating scholars’ stones has endured in contemporary times. Learn more

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Edge of the Plains: Paintings by Sharon Feder

February 18, 2015 - May 3, 2015
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Sharon Feder’s paintings are a testament to her skills of observation. She notices a building or a particular vantage point that is easily overlooked and in the process creates works that are a contemporary reminder of the passage of time. Learn more

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Drawn from Nature: Selections from the School of Botanical Art & Illustration

November 23, 2014 - February 8, 2015
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Botanical art and illustration is the well-established tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes, recording vanishing species for historical record, or rendering the beauty and inspiration we experience in the flora of the world around us.  Learn more

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Make It Rain: Paintings by Ian Fisher

August 13, 2014 - November 9, 2014
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The cumulous clouds of emerging artist Ian Fisher’s paintings are voluminous and majestic. Intended not only as sublime representations of what clouds actually are–formations as a result of amassed water droplets–but also as an expression of the creativity and timelessness these forms reveal.  Learn more

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Chihuly

June 14, 2014 - November 30, 2014
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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 size and form – added bold colors and dramatic beauty to the Gardens' 24-acre urban oasis. Learn more

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Signs of Life: Photograms by Robert Buelteman

May 7, 2014 - August 3, 2014
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Without using either camera or lens, Buelteman’s technique has more in common with Japanese ink brush painting and improvisational jazz than it does with the current practices of photography. Each delivery of light, like every brush stroke or note played, is unrehearsed, and, once released, cannot be undone. Learn more

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