Activating Students’ Full Potential Through the Arts

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All DAVA classes will transition back to remote options November 20th.

Please visit our calendar to learn more.

DAVA’s community art center is an island of creativity in Aurora, Colorado. Every student that walks through our doors experiences the transformative power of high quality out-of-school programs that develop art, social, and life skills. Free year-round programming engages kids from pre-school through high school.

Family Arts
Family Arts

It’s not too early to tap into your child’s creative potential!

For kids ages 3-6 and their parent/guardian

Wednesdays and Fridays
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Open Studio
Open Studio

What can you imagine? Come create it with us!

For youth ages 7-17

Monday through Thursday, 2:30 - 5:00pm
Fridays, 2:00 – 5:00pm

(Summer hours 1:30 - 4:30pm)

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Job Training in Arts and Technology
Job Training in Arts and Technology

Get ready for the real world and have some fun!

For middle school youth ages 11-14

Monday through Thursday, 4:00 - 6:00pm

(Summer hours 1:30 - 4:30pm)

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Creative Action by Teens
Creative Action by Teens

Express yourself and make a difference!

For high school students

Fridays, 2:00 - 5:00pm

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I like learning things I have never heard about. The guest artists and speakers that come to DAVA make us think of our future and how to be creative in any job we have. We talk about being responsible and never giving up.

- Ana, Age 13

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Wish

Annual Holiday Art Sale

December 5th – January 15th

Masks are required for entry.

Start the season of giving with original art by DAVA youth and local artists. DAVA is a wonderful retail destination for handmade holiday gifts! Proceeds from this sale support free year-round art programs for kids in our northern Aurora community.

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