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Current & Upcoming Exhibits

York Street
Sassona Norton, An Hour Before Dawn, bronze, 2001. Collection of Craig Ponzio.

Human | Nature: Figures from the Craig Ponzio Sculpture Collection

April 19 – Sept. 15, 2019
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York Street

Human | Nature presents 18 sculptures that explore the human form in both classical and abstract styles, from the early 20th century to today. Learn more

Chatfield Farms
Ready or Not (2013) North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC. Photo: Juan Villa.

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty

Opening April 27, 2019
Outdoor
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Chatfield Farms

Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty is a large-scale installation made of natural materials. Learn more

Past Exhibits

Paleobotanical Illustrations by Marjorie Leggitt

February 7, 2009 - April 26, 2009
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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
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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
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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

York Street
Urban Nature

Urban Nature

April 19, 2008 - November 30, 2008
Outdoor
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York Street

The Gardens invited street-style artists to create surprising connections between built and natural environments with paintings from more than a dozen street-style artists, all of whom have contributed to the ever-evolving history of street-style art.  Learn more

City Rhythms: New Paintings by Darrell Anderson

City Rhythms: New Paintings by Darrell Anderson

April 19, 2008 - June 29, 2008
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Denver artist Darrell Anderson captures the unstoppable, inventive spirit of music and the arts when complemented by the pulse of the city. Original paintings addressed the intersection of multi-disciplinary arts within the urban environment. Learn more

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