Denver Botanic Gardens collects art to inspire, educate and connect people with the natural world. Largely botanical in nature, the art collection contains a variety of media, including engravings, drawings and paintings. In addition, garden spaces are complemented year-round by sculpture from the permanent collection. Discover highlights below.
Works within the permanent collection may be made available for research purposes; email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment.
Dale Chihuly, glass, 2014. Purchased with funds provided by Robert and Judi Newman, The R.C. Kemper Charitable Trust, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee, and John and Ginny Freyer.
Nicholas Kadzungura, stone, 2002, Gift of Antoinette Tandolini and family.
Peter Charles Henderson and Joseph Constantine Stadler, The White Lily with Variegated-Leaves, mixed method engraving, 1800. Gift of Nancy Kountze Mitchell in honor of her late husband John C. Mitchell II.
Pierre Joseph Redouté, engraving, ca. 1813. Gift of Dr. Emil J. Massa.
Koichi Kawana, ink, ca. 1965.
Niki Goulandris, from Peonies of Greece by William T, Stearn and P.H. Davies, lithograph, 1984, gift of A.G. Andrikopoulos.