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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October 15

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Third Fridays at CVA

CVA is open late until 8 pm. 

November 20

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Culture Club

This month we’re getting wrapped up with fiber art! Working with found and vintage textiles, we’ll explore patching, embroidery and stitching techniques to recontextualize (or should we say recon-TEXTILE-ize) old patterns, whether they’re found in the fabric or ourselves.

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

December 9

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Art + Action Lab Teen Internship

Application open through December 9! The Art + Action Lab Teen Internship is a paid internship where high school students get an inside look at many different careers in the arts while working one on one with creative mentors to develop their individual art practice.




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


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