Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Chatfield Farms
One Fell Swoop (2019), Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO. Photo: Scott Dressel-Martin.

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty

On View Now
Outdoor
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Chatfield Farms

Denver Botanic Gardens announces a feature art installation at its Chatfield Farms location in Littleton, CO. Learn more

York Street
Ursula von Rydingsvard, Ocean Floor, 1996, ©️ Ursula von Rydingsvard, Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. and The Fabric Workshop Museum, 2018. Photo by Carlos Avedaño.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

May 1 – September 20, 2020
York Street

An ambitious exhibition featuring large cedar sculptures by one of the most influential sculptors working today. Learn more

Past Exhibits

Mid-Century Modern Interpreted

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
Indoor
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Mid-Century Modern presented visual interpretations of the Gardens’ historic Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and Education buildings – structures that have long been at the core of the institution. Learn more

The Gardens' Landmarks in Context

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
Indoor
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Denver Botanic Gardens has a legacy of employing luminaries in landscape and building design. The Gardens celebrated 50 years at its York Street location with an exploration of these important historical design contributions by Victor Hornbein and Edward White, Garrett Eckbo, Saco DeBoer, and newer structures by David Tryba. Learn more

Highlights from the Gardens Botanical Illustration Program

September 23, 2009 - November 8, 2009
Indoor
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The Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration presents an exhibition of gorgeous botanical works on paper. Learn more

Alchemy Garden: Works by Bonny Lhotka

August 1, 2009 - September 20, 2009
Indoor
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A commentary on humankind’s relationship with nature, Alchemy Garden explores the remarkable intersection of botanical resources and digital technology through Bonny Lhotka’s artworks. Learn more

Extinction: Artists Respond

May 23, 2009 - July 28, 2009
Indoor
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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

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