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

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

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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

Riva Sweetrocket: Extraordinary

November 20, 2010 - January 23, 2011
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Extraordinary showcases artist Riva Sweetrocket’s exquisitely detailed and luminous pastel work, bringing nature and humans together in surprising ways. Organized in collaboration with Plus Gallery in Denver. Learn more

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From Nature’s Studio: Textiles by Regina Benson

From Nature’s Studio: Textiles by Regina Benson

August 7, 2010 - October 3, 2010
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Inspired by the palette and toolbox of nature, Regina Benson’s From Nature’s Studio features wall hangings and textile sculptures boasting surface designs achieved through natural dye and discharging processes. Learn more

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