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

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

York Street
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
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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
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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

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

AIR LAB: Photography by Will Wilson

August 20, 2011 - November 6, 2011
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In the Auto Immune Response (AIR) series, Will Wilson (Diné) addresses the relationship between a post-apocalyptic Diné man and the beautiful, but toxic environment he inhabits. Learn more

York Street

Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser

May 1, 2011 - November 13, 2011
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Featuring more than 20 bronze sculptures by American modernist Allan Houser (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache, 1914–1994), Native Roots | Modern Form served as a springboard for exploring the preservation of cultural and botanical heritage. Learn more

Between the Real and the Imagined: Installation by Truman Lowe

March 19, 2011 - August 7, 2011
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Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk) seeks to understand his natural surroundings through site-specific sculpture. With an installation embodying the movement of water, Lowe’s works offer a visual dialogue with the Gardens’ environment. Learn more

Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie

February 9, 2011 - May 8, 2011
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Inspired by the plants in the Gardens, Dinè artist Melanie Yazzie creates new work evoking the memories of her many-worlds traveled. While whimsical, her work has serious undertones, referencing Native post-colonial dilemmas and matrilineal systems. Learn more

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