The Center for Visual Art provides diverse, high-quality art experiences that bring local and international artists, MSU Denver students and the broader community together to advance the global urban dialogue.




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web banner reading: Collectivism August 1 - October 19

Collectivism  |  August 1 - October 19, 2019



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October 23

illustration of moon phases waxing and waning

Culture Club

CVA's BYOB art making happy hour! This month we’re exploring the history and origin of Halloween along with folk legends associated with the holiday, using our discoveries as inspiration to tell your own tale! We’ll create book forms – think zines and artist books – to fill with our spooky stories, truth or fiction.

FREE for CVA Members  |  $10 for nonmembers  |  GET TICKETS

November 1

Banner image for Fall 2019 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition

Fall 2019 MSU Denver BFA Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

Opening November 1 in conjunction with Denver Arts Week, this exhibition features thesis work addressing relevant social issues across a wide variety of media by MSU Denver graduates. LEARN MORE



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The Center for Visual Art is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Jan and Fred Mayer Fund, the Marcia Gold Naiman Fund, the Campbell Foundation Fund, BBVA Compass Foundation, Denver Arts and Venues – Imagine 2020, Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti, Delta Dental, the MSU Denver Office of Diversity and Inclusion and other private sources including CVA members and individual donors. 


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