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‌CVA offers programming, events, lectures and much more to foster a deeper understanding of the art we have on view, encouraging a dialog about contemporary art between MSU Denver students, faculty, and the greater Denver community. All programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

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Sat Jun 24, 2017


Gelatin Monotypes with Emily Moyer, 1-3pm
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Emily Moyer – co-organizer of the 528.0 exhibition and an instructor at Art Students League of Denver – will show you this no-press process that produces a monotype. In this workshop open to all ages, learn how to make your own gelatin plate and take a completed monotype home with you.

Sat Jul 1, 2017


Screen Printing with Mark Friday, 1-3pm
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Pull a print with exhibiting artist Mark Friday as he demonstrates how screen prints are made. Mark will share his personal tools and materials, setting up one of his screens with a squeegee, ink and paper, and then guide you through the printmaking process.

Fri Jul 7, 2017


First Friday on Santa Fe, 6-8pm

Galleries open late for exhibition viewing and hands-on artmaking. 

Print // Ex: A Community Print Exchange silent auction benefiting 965 Gallery
Prints from the exchange will be available to the public in a silent auction benefiting the student curated 965 Gallery. Prints by artists include: Mandi Quinn, Janice McCullah, J Harley Nalley, Pat Isaacs, Roberta Restaino, Jon Odlin, Curtis Tucker, Stephanie Edwards and Brian Comber.

Sat Jul 15, 2017


Monotypes on Black Printing Paper with Tony Ortega, 1-3pm
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Learn first-hand how to create monotypes on black printing paper with exhibiting artist Tony Ortega. He will show you how the multi-step monotype process yields a final print that can look different than the original image on the plexiglass plate.

Thu Jul 20, 2017


Art On Film: Summer Series on Santa Fe, 7:30pm

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is excited to introduce the Art On Film Summer Series on Santa Fe hosted by Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver! Join us each month this summer for a FREE art-house film, local live bands, and food trucks hosted in the CVA parking lot and late-night art viewing in the gallery for the . BYOB and blankets and meet you here in the CVA parking lot!

The lineup for this evening includes:
FILM A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Fri Jul 21, 2017


Third Friday on Santa Fe, 6-8pm

Galleries open late for exhibition viewing and hands-on artmaking. 


Fri Aug 4, 2017


Water Line: A Creative Exchange, opening reception, 6-8pm

Join us for the opening of an exhibition organized by CVA. Our center will serve as a hub for an artist-led response to the water crisis. Water Line: A Creative Exchange examines the loaded issue of water, and promotes stewardship, advocacy and activism through the work of contemporary artists, and in direct conversation with students, policy analysts and scientists.

Thu Aug 17, 2017


Art On Film: Summer Series on Santa Fe, 7:30pm

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is excited to introduce the Art On Film Summer Series on Santa Fe hosted by Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver! Join us each month this summer for a FREE art-house film, local live bands, and food trucks hosted in the CVA parking lot and late-night art viewing in the gallery for the . BYOB and blankets and meet you here in the CVA parking lot!

The lineup for this evening includes:
FILM LA LA Land


Thu Sep 7, 2017


 Denver Botanic Gardens

Ebb & Flow: Water in the Semi-Arrid Desert
Denver Botanic Gardens is a collaborator in the upcoming at CVA

**CVA Members receive Denver Botanic Gardens Member rate**
Select Reciprocal Adult Member at checkout

In this 2017 series, Denver Botanic Gardens explores the importance of watert through the lens of art, conservation, home owndership and gardening. The lecture series includes topics such as enhancing the abundance of water throughout the world, rock gardening and water quality of the Colorado River through underwater photography. A parallel series of initimate workshops, tours and trips further the exploration. Learn more about the series and register at Denver Botanic Gardens

Highlighted event

Keynote Talk & Panel: Where Does Your Water Come From?
Thursday 9/7 6:30-8pm
Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street
Learn more and register

Do you know that 50% of the water used in Denver comes from the Colorado River on the Western Slope? A presentation by Tom Cech of One World One Water Center at MSU Denver is followed by a panel discussion with water experts from the Denver area. A Q&A session concludes the event.


Thu Sep 21, 2017


Art On Film: Summer Series on Santa Fe, 7:30pm

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is excited to introduce the Art On Film Summer Series on Santa Fe hosted by Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver! Join us each month this summer for a FREE art-house film, local live bands, and food trucks hosted in the CVA parking lot and late-night art viewing in the gallery for the . BYOB and blankets and meet you here in the CVA parking lot!

The lineup for this evening includes:
FILM Network

 

 


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