Activating Students’ Full Potential Through the Arts

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Our Programs

 Summer Classes start Monday, June 3rd

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 3-5 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

Monday through Friday:
2:30 - 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/Tuesday or Wednesday/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

Tuesday through Friday: hours will vary

Students choose two class days per week

(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

Reflections

May 3rd through July 8th, 2024

Mixed media artwork by DAVA youth exploring personal stories and social connections.

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

Special thanks for workshops led by Soul Stories

Image: Artwork by Ange Masengesho, age 13

 

EVENTS

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