Moore Perspective

Moore Perspective

February 1, 2010 | Past Art Exhibits
Henry Moore is here. As a marketer and pr professional at the Gardens, my first thought was "Who Is Henry Moore?" when I first understood the exhibit would be arriving in 2010. I knew the name. I majored in art in college but have drifted away from some of my art history roots over the years. Once...Read more
Joellyn Duesberry's New Show

Joellyn Duesberry's New Show

January 21, 2010 | Kim Manajek
I’ve just finished hanging an extraordinary show— Joellyn Duesberry’s Southwest: Sharpening the Edge . I knew it was going to be a good show, but seeing it on the grand walls of the Gates Court Gallery, I realize it's exceptional. Joly’s work has an affiliation with the early Modernists who were...Read more
Rare Opportunity.

Rare Opportunity.

December 30, 2009 | Kim Manajek
Most often, we at Denver Botanic Gardens focus on plants, but there is something else spectacular here. Since the dedication of the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in 1966, we have also been known for our architecture. Recent additions to the DBG campus by Tryba Architects have gracefully...Read more
Botanica Magnifica on Saturday

Botanica Magnifica on Saturday

November 5, 2009 | Matt Cole
Anything about Magnificent Botany is bound to get my attention, so it was with great joy that I realized that the publication of this stunning book was bringing Dr. W. John Kress to Denver. He's a curator at the Smithsonian Muesum of Natural History, and I'm delighted to hear him speak! Jonathan...Read more
Is it real or is it Memorex?

Is it real or is it Memorex?

September 16, 2009 | Panayoti Kelaidis
They are also staging their show on "Imperiled Plants of Colorado" at the Steamboat Art Museum (which we had here at DBG a few months ago and even helped produce their catalog). It will in Steamboat until September 30 (sounds like a road trip: the aspen are turning you know!). There you can not...Read more

Digital Nature: An Evening of Multimedia Art

September 15, 2009 | Rachel Murray
Thursday, Sept. 17 from 7-10 p.m. Featuring art and music by: Noisefold, Equulei, offthesky, Tess, Movax, Bryan Leister, Daniel McGlynn, Chrissy Espinoza, Acre Collective and David Fodel, Sarah Soriano and Leo Kacenjar. This is the second year that local and national artists and musicians will come...Read more
One Good Picture...

One Good Picture...

April 18, 2009 | Ellen Hertzman
...is worth a whole lot of words! This pretty much says it all about April in the Gardens! ThisRead more
The dinosaurs are arriving!

The dinosaurs are arriving!

April 13, 2009 | Doris Boardman
Installation of the life-size dinosaur sculptures started today at York Street. It is amazing to see how realistic they appear. Our talented horticulture and operations staff are doing everything possible to make it seem like our prehistoric guests actually are at home roaming the Gardens. Plant...Read more
World-Building with James Gurney

World-Building with James Gurney

February 27, 2009 | Matt Cole
People love to use their imagination to create new worlds. It doesn't matter if its a child creating a fairy garden or a grown-up gardener contemplating a new design for the spring: world-building is a favorite activity of almost everyone. And the right blend of imagination and realistic techniques...Read more
UnReal Art at the Gardens

UnReal Art at the Gardens

December 4, 2008 | Lisa Eldred
Real/UnReal: Botanical Studies by John Bonath, the current art exhibit in Gates Garden Court at our York Street location, sets our concrete walls ablaze with color. From afar, the works are simply appealing interpretations of botanical subjects. Portraits, perhaps. There is more than meets the eye...Read more

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