The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Aug. 18 and 19 for concerts, and close at 3 p.m. on Aug. 23 for a private event.

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

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

One Fell Swoop by Patrick Dougherty

On View Now
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Chatfield Farms

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

Past Exhibits

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
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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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Chapungu: Custom & Legend, A Culture in Stone

Chapungu: Custom & Legend, A Culture in Stone

July 11, 2007 - February 29, 2008
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Featured were 60 stone sculptures from contemporary Zimbabwean artists. Chapungu honors ancestral stories from the collective reality of Shona culture: family, social commentary and the Spirit World. Learn more

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