Activating Students’ Full Potential Through the Arts

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Celebrating our 30th Anniversary

All year long!

Our Programs

Spring Classes are in session from

January 3rd – May 19th, 2023

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 6 -14

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 2:30 - 5:00pm
Wednesdays: 1:30 - 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

Wednesdays: 1:30 - 5:00pm

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

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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

EVENTS

Aurora Public Schools Art Educators’ Exhibition

January 27th through February 24th 

Please join us for the 21st annual Aurora Art Educators Show at DAVA. This exhibition features the professional artworks of Aurora Public Schools art educators. See what inspires each teacher in their own practice outside of the classroom.

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am to 5 pm

Artwork: Print by Thad J. McCauley

EVENTS

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