Current & Upcoming Exhibits

York Street
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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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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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Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration presents its annual juried exhibition highlighting students’ best achievements in a variety of media. Learn more

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Ricardo Soltero, La Vendedora de flores, 2017, mixed media

Winged Souls

Oct. 13 - Nov. 4, 2018
Outdoor
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Join the Gardens in celebrating Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with an exploration of the symbolism of monarch butterflies and the iconic and elegant female figure known as La Catrina. Learn more

Past Exhibits

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

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

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