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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff.

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Folk Art Tradition at a Large Scale

October 11, 2021 Exhibits Department

This fall, Denver Botanic Gardens hosts four large-scale alebrijes (ah-leh-BREE-hehs) ‒ fantastical hybrid creatures from Mexican folklore, featuring the tail, wings, horns and claws from a variety of

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Textile and Tradition in Fervor

September 15, 2021 Exhibits Department

Combining a variety of media, Fervor is a layered sensory landscape dedicated to nature. Embroideries created in response to bird sounds float from the ceiling, mountainous tulle sculptures hold court

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Casting Nature: The Process of Yoshitomo Saito

July 23, 2021 Exhibits Department

I like the fact that bronze can look like stone, mineral, wood, fabric or plastic. It can become something else. -Yoshitomo Saito Tokyo-born artist Yoshitomo Saito started working in bronze in 1983

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Salvador Dalí’s Strange Fruit Garden

July 15, 2021 Exhibits Department

On view at the Gardens through August 22, Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind features prints of strange and fanciful plants by renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí. Mixing flora with the artist’s

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Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration

May 28, 2021 Exhibits Department

Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration features artwork from the students and faculty of the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration. This exhibition is a rumination on yellow plants that

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The Kindred Spirits of Dalí’s Strange Flora

May 5, 2021 Kevin Williams

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind is now open, and in honor of this exhibition of fanciful botanical prints, we’re highlighting some plants from our living collections that could be kindred spirits

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Autumn at Denver Botanic Gardens

October 1, 2016 Brian Vogt
We all have favorite seasons. Mine has always been autumn, probably because it’s the time of year I wish would last twice as long. Everything seems mature in the plant world and determined to go out

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