Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on June 25 and 27 for concerts. More early closings.

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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Still image of Summer from “Four Sided Fantasy,” published by Serenity Forge, developed by Ludo Land, 2016. Digital print.

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

Someone Like You: Paintings by Margaret Kasahara

August 18, 2012 - November 4, 2012
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Of Japanese descent, Kasahara uses the lightness of kitsch and humor to explore the heavy topics of stereotypes and personal identity. An Asian American living in the West, her colorful images pull from Japanese pop culture as well as cowboy hats and hamburgers. Learn more

Fluid Duality: Bamboo sculptures by Kenichi Nagakura

May 12, 2012 - August 5, 2012
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Nagakura expands the Japanese tradition of bamboo baskets, moving beyond the functional into the realm of abstract sculptural forms. Using splitting and plaiting techniques learned from his grandfather, the artist creates forms that are bold and expressionistic. Learn more

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Kizuna: West Meets East

May 5, 2012 - November 4, 2012
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Kizuna, a Japanese word meaning “the bonds between people,” celebrated the profound influence Japan has had on the West with a presentation of site-specific bamboo art installations by internationally-renowned artists Tetsunori Kawana and Stephen Talasnik. Learn more

William Corey's Japanese Gardens

February 29, 2012 - November 30, 2012
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Experience the breathtaking beauty of William Corey’s photography. Capturing Japanese Gardens over decades, Corey’s sensitivity to his subject is captured on film. Photographs courtesy of William Corey Gallery, LLC, with support from the Asian Art Coordinating Council and Photo Craft Imaging. Learn more

Estuarine: Works by Trine Bumiller

February 29, 2012 - April 29, 2012
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Trine Bumiller pulls from the resources of nature to investigate geometry, patterning and chance. These irregularly shaped and active compositions are simultaneously fantastic and familiar. Learn more

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New Age, Old Ways

November 19, 2011 - February 5, 2012
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Experimental and immersive, this group exhibition tackled fundamental questions about the nature of being indigenous in a contemporary world. Learn more

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