The Night-Blowing Cereus, from Robert John Thornton’s “Temple of flora, or, Garden of the botanist, poet, painter and philosopher: being, picturesque botanical plates of the New illustration of the sexual system of Linnæus”, ca. 1798 - 1807, London.

Curator Conversations Tours

Browse through the galleries in the Freyer – Newman Center to gain behind-the-scenes insight.


Denver Botanic Gardens is a premier venue for art exhibitions including bronze sculpture, botanical illustration, photography, site-specific installations and more. Join us for a walk through the galleries with one of our curatorial staff members and learn behind-the-scenes information about how these exhibitions came to be.

Exhibitions change regularly. Here is information about current and upcoming art exhibitions.


Prices include admission to the Gardens. Cancellations are subject to a cancellation fee and those made less than one business week prior to a tour are non-refundable. Tours with low registration are subject to cancellation.

To schedule a docent-guided tour for your small group, contact Please make reservations at least three weeks in advance.

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