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Events at CVA


CVA offers artist talks, tours, lectures, workshops, classes and much more to foster a deeper understanding of the work we have on view. Most programs are free to attend and open to all. Subscribe to CVA Happenings, our monthly newsletter, to stay in the know about our latest offerings

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Socially Distant Culture Club

Let's socialize from a distance! We're taking our art happy hour online with a weekly virtual Culture Club. What is Culture Club? Culture Club is CVA's "arty" hour where we art lovers get together to explore creative techniques. If you've been looking to take an art class, get back into your art practice, find new inspiration or just want a fun alternative to the typical bar happy hour, Culture Club is for you!

Sign up for CVA's Happenings newsletter to embark on an art adventure like no other. Find artist inspiration, creative how-tos, and recipes. Then, grab a drink and some snacks and meet us on Zoom for happy hour. Find out more here!

Wednesdays at 5:00 pm


Small Press Fest

Leon Gallery and is PRESS are proud to announce the resurrection of Denver Small Press Fest, a free exploration of Denver print media. This event will celebrate zines, journals, periodicals, books and printmaking in the Center for Visual Art. The festival envisions print in a new context: incorporating art, music, literature, poetry and DIY projects – all surrounded by good friends. More than fifty vendors will be present, giving Denver a taste of what’s been hiding in the underground.

Postponed - New Date TBD


Visiting Artist, Scholar & Designer Program

CVA is proud to be the venue for MSU Denver Art Department's Visiting Artist, Scholar & Designer Program (VASD). The VASD program fosters participation and collaboration with both MSU Denver and the broader community. An integral part of MSU Denver's mission, the Visiting Artist, Designer & Scholar Program is an invaluable resource for students, faculty and the community.

All VASD lectures & talks are free and open to the public. Fall 2020/Spring 2021's visiting artists, scholars and designers lectures TBD.