Denver Botanic Gardens

Mid-Century Modern: The Gardens' Landmarks in Context
Nov. 21, 2009 - Jan. 17, 2010 
Reception: Thursday, Dec. 10, 5:30-8 p.m., RVSP to

This exhibition featuring the work of nine Colorado artists celebrates and interprets the Gardens’ unique architectural features. Working in a variety of media, artists in the group show include: Jamie Bolane (Boulder), Eric Dallimore (Denver), Sharon Feder (Denver), Amy Giertz (Lakewood), Dan Hartline (Erie), John Lencicki (Denver), Christopher Phelps (Centennial), Cheryl Price (Conifer), and Katharine Smith-Warrant (Denver). The exhibit provides an appropriate punctuation to the 50th anniversary of the Gardens’ York Street location, in addition to celebrating iconic structures amid new developments. Historic components explore the design of Victor Hornbein’s and Edward White, as well as the contributions of Garrett Eckbo and Saco DeBoer.

A cell phone audio tour highlighting architectural details both inside and outside is available.