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.

Upcoming Events

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Party in the Parking Lot

First Friday Art Walk

June 3, 2022, 5 – 8 pm

CVA’s building will be closed through June 17 for renovation and the installation of our next exhibition, Collective Nouns.  But we’re still around to hang out with you on First Friday!Join us in the CVA parking lot for all kinds of fun: shop at the Denver Fashion Truck, make some amazing art, check out a book from the Denver Public Library’s Wheelie bookmobile, and watch live mural painting while a DJ provides jams.

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Opening Reception

June 17, 2022, 6 – 8pm


Join us in celebrating the opening of Collective Nouns: MSU Denver Faculty & Staff Exhibition.


First Fridays

First Friday Art Walks

The First Friday Art Walks are the signature event of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe. CVA will be open until 8:00pm for first Friday with art making and activities both indoors and out including, food trucks, the Denver Public Library’s bookmobile, and the Denver Fashion truck. Wearing a mask that covers your mouth and nose is required while indoors. See what else is happening on Santa Fe.