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
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

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 – September 20, 2020
York Street

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

Past Exhibits

York Street

Chihuly

June 14, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Outdoor
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York Street

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

York Street

Signs of Life: Photograms by Robert Buelteman

May 7, 2014 - August 3, 2014
Indoor
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York Street

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

York Street

Illusions in Glass: Magic Lantern Slides

February 17, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Indoor
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York Street

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

York Street
Plants, Birds & Pollinators: Art Serving Science

Plants, Birds & Pollinators: Art Serving Science

November 24, 2013 - February 9, 2014
Indoor
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York Street

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

York Street

Reallocate: Works by Charles Counter

August 14, 2013 - November 10, 2013
Indoor
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York Street

Charles Counter’s sculptures are gentle but significant shifts from the natural world. Through them, he explores how we construct the idea of nature through observation and memory. By recombining the familiar into something new, he invites you to think about how we derive meaning from our environment. Learn more

Day and Night: Paintings by Ana Maria Hernando

Day and Night: Paintings by Ana Maria Hernando

May 22, 2013 - August 4, 2013
Indoor
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Ana Maria Hernando is inspired by the complex beauty and the lifecycle of flowers. Her work is informed by the powerful women of her family and the understated contributions of women’s work. These qualities come together in the patterning and layering of her paintings. Learn more

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