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 open for the exhibition, Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness. Check out our announcement to learn more about this exciting exhibition.

CVA is operating under the guidance of state, city, and university guidelines. For more information on what that means, see our FAQ page.


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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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