Community Programs


The CVA is honored to host public gatherings to leverage our exhibitions encouraging a dialog between contemporary art and MSU Denver students, faculty, and Denver community.  All programs begin at 6 pm and are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Likewise, most events. Join our mailing list to learn about additional upcoming events!

Artist Workshops:

Hands-on explorations of concepts, techniques and strategies with conteporary artists showcased in our exhibitions.

Visiting Artist Talks:

Critially acclaimed artist share the stories of how the work develops.

Creative Mission:

Collaborative student led programs (performances, symposia, panel discussions, lectures, workshops, etc.)

Collective Vision:

Cross-curricular faculty lectures illuminating the natural cross over between contemporary art and other disciplines and dissolving boundaries between academic silos and the univerisity and the public.


Please join us! 

Spring 2014


Opening Reception - Infinite Hustle, BFA Thesis Exhibition 6 - 9 pm
Apr23 Visiting Artist Lecture - Leah Buechley, MIT faculty and developer of the LilyPad Arduino toolkit speaks about smart textiles and soft circuits. 6 pm
Apr25 Opening Reception - Metrosphere 6 - 9 pm
Apr30 CVA Alumni Art Aficionados Launch Party 5 - 7 pm
May2 Opening Reception - The Walls are White, BFA Thesis Exhibition 6 - 9 pm
May9 BA Art History Symposium 5 - 7 pm


Summer 2014

June19 Visiting Artist Lecture - Liz Miller 5 pm
June20 Opening Reception - Paperwork 6 - 9 pm
July10 Paper Manipulations: 3D Investigations workshop 6 - 8 pm

Contact Us

965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO
Fax: 303.294.5210