Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Orchid Showcase at York Street

Orchid Showcase

Jan. 11 – Feb. 19, 2018
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Escape the cold of winter and be transported to a floral wonderland in the Orangery and Marnie's Pavilion as we present our annual Orchid Showcase. Learn more

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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

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

Moore Inspired: Contemporary Responses to Henry Moore

May 9, 2010 - August 1, 2010
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Moore Inspired explores contemporary artists’ responses to the ideas, forms and themes of Henry Moore’s artwork in a variety of media.  Learn more

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Moore in the Gardens

March 8, 2010 - January 31, 2011
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The first presentation of the Henry Moore’s monumental works offered in the American West, Moore in the Gardens showcased Moore’s modernist reclining figures and interlocking, abstracted forms. Learn more

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