Current & Upcoming Exhibits

York Street
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
Outdoor
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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
Indoor
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York Street

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
Indoor
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York Street

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

Extinction: Artists Respond

May 23, 2009 - July 28, 2009
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Juried by Simon Zalkind and Ivar Zeile, this exhibition asks contemporary artists to interpret the concepts, problems and issues of ultimate finality. Learn more

RARE: Imperiled Plants of Colorado

March 7, 2009 - May 17, 2009
Indoor
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Plants depicted in exquisite botanical illustrations are identified in part with the Colorado Natural Heritage ProgramRARE was organized by the Rocky Mountain Society of Botanical Artists to introduce the public to rare and endangered plant species within the state of Colorado. Learn more

Paleobotanical Illustrations by Marjorie Leggitt

February 7, 2009 - April 26, 2009
Indoor
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Nationally recognized scientific illustrator Marjorie Leggitt transforms the mysterious lines and shadows of fossils into understandable and recognizable shapes that add to our knowledge of the past.  Learn more

Flourish: Celebrating 50 Years at York Street

January 10, 2009 - March 1, 2009
Indoor
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Flourish celebrates 50 years at Denver Botanic Gardens’ York Street location with original botanical artworks from Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration and a commemorative publication "Flourish: A Visionary Garden in the American West" to celebrate the occasion. Learn more

Real/Unreal: Botanical Studies by John Bonath

Real/Unreal: Botanical Studies by John Bonath

November 10, 2008 - February 1, 2009
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In his words, artist John Bonath is "confusing real and artificial nature." Which flowers are real and which ones are fake? Are you sure?  Learn more

Synthesis: Paintings by Robin Schaefer

Synthesis: Paintings by Robin Schaefer

July 15, 2008 - August 29, 2008
Indoor
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Robin Schaefer is a Denver native who uses traditional oil painting techniques to execute work that is complex and alluring, exposing luminous and vivid details. Her organic objects are isolated on the canvas, evoking a profound sense of imperfection and vulnerability. Learn more

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