People enjoying the gallery looking at art on First Friday


CVA presents year-round exhibitions that spark curiosity and conversation featuring artists of local significance and international reach so that visitors can engage at the forefront of contemporary art. 



Current Exhibition


MSU Denver Student Exhibition


April 16 – May 7, 2021

Opening April 16, The MSU Denver Student Exhibition of Spring 2021 will present the work of the Department of Art’s student artists and designers. The work presented examines both personal experiences and global concerns through multiple styles and media which showcase the depth of teaching provided by the MSU Denver Art Department. 

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Upcoming Exhibitions



Reconnect: MSU Denver Alumni Exhibition

May 21 – July 17, 2021

A juried exhibition of artwork by graduates of the MSU Denver department of art, this exhibition juxtaposes emerging and established artists whose diverse ideas and practices have charted ambitious trajectories and created dynamic experiences.

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July 30 – Oct. 15, 2021

Armor will explore different concepts of protection and ways in which we arm and mend ourselves physically, spiritually and emotionally.




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