Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Naturally  Artificial | Works by Jason DeMarte

Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte

Feb. 21 - May 20, 2018
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Jason DeMarte’s large-scale digital photographs juxtapose idyllic natural landscapes with the visual gluttony of consumerism. Learn more

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Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

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

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Still image from Four Sided Fantasy, published by Serenity Forge, developed by Ludo Land, 2016

Cyberscapes by Serenity Forge

May 30 - Aug. 5, 2018
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Experience landscapes both familiar and strange in the virtual worlds published and developed by video game production studio Serenity Forge. 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

Past Exhibits

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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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Illusions in Glass: Magic Lantern Slides

February 17, 2014 - April 27, 2014
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View historic glass magic lantern slides from the special collections of the Gardens’ own Helen Fowler Library and learn more about a gorgeous historical medium that brought the world of travel and fantasy to life. Learn more

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Plants, Birds & Pollinators: Art Serving Science

Plants, Birds & Pollinators: Art Serving Science

November 24, 2013 - February 9, 2014
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Members of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators are featured in this premier juried exhibition of works celebrating the vital role of pollinators. Using skill and informed observation, scientific illustrators bring a high level of expertise to their subject. Learn more

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