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.

CVA is currently closed for the installation of our next exhibition, Collective Nouns: MSU Denver Art Department. We hope you’ll join us for the opening reception on June 17, 6-8pm. Scroll down to the current exhibitions section below for more info.


People at CVA and CVA building




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, Sammy Lee, Corona Insights, the MSU Denver Office of Diversity and Inclusion and other private sources including CVA members and individual donors.


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