Denver Botanic Gardens

5:00am

Thu July 10, 2014
Arts District

Chihuly Continues To Shatter Notions About Glass

Bodacious shapes and outlandish size are among the characteristics of glass artist Dale Chihuly's work.
Midhat Ali Zaidi, ICFJ US/Pakistan Professional Partnership In Journalism

Dale Chihuly’s name has become synonymous with the art of blown glass. Glass is also typically synonymous with another word: Fragile. Although Colorado is one of the most hail-prone states in the country, that hasn’t stopped Denver Botanic Gardens from hosting a monumental sculpture show of glass.

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5:00am

Tue June 24, 2014
Arts & Life

Chihuly Draws Record Crowds To Denver Botanic Gardens

The "Monet Pool Fiori" sculpture by Dale Chihuly, at the Denver Botanic Garden
Stephanie Paige Ogburn KUNC

A towering pile of giant glass icicles greets visitors to Denver Botanic Gardens. It's part of the Chihuly exhibition, an installation of glass-and-steel sculptures that spring up like alien flowers among the garden's 24 acres.

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6:00am

Sat January 11, 2014
The Garden Report

A Guide To Plants Ideal For Colorado's Climate

Participants annually vote on plants with sustainable qualities
Credit Tom McSparron/Flickr Creative Commons

6:00am

Wed July 10, 2013
Arts District

Botanic Gardens Aims To Sprout Conversation Through Art

James Surls sculptures installed in a reflecting pool at Denver Botanic Gardens
Carrie Saldo

Denver’s Botanic Gardens is already well-known for a vast diversity of color and flora. Now something inorganic is dotting that landscape: Sculpture.

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