Activating Students’ Full Potential Through the Arts

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Our Programs

Spring Classes start January 10th, 2022.

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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

Monday through Thursday: 2:30 - 5:00pm
Fridays: 1:30 – 4:30pm

(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: 3:00 - 5:00pm Fridays: 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

Please join us for the Opening Reception on Friday, January 28th from 4 to 7 pm. The exhibition will be on display through March 4th, 2022 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. Making art in their own time allows teachers to be better leaders in the classroom, always inventing and researching new processes and ideas. During this exhibition, teachers look forward to sharing their personal works and accomplishments.

Image credit: Faith Williams Dyrsten, Art Educator, Rangeview High School

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