For driven, talented students who are committed to having a successful career doing what they love, the College of Arts & Media is the only college leveraging the influence of CU Denver in the heart of Denver’s thriving arts industry to produce graduates who are ready to inspire, lead and thrive.
Talented creators and innovators deserve a fulfilling career doing what they love. That's why the College of Arts & Media leverages the real-world experience of acclaimed faculty and the stature of CU Denver connections to
give our students the skills and hands-on experience needed to turn what they love into what they do. Explore academic programs in Film & Television, Music & Entertainment Industry Studies, and Visual Arts, and in the internationally known National Center for Media Forensics.
The Film and Television Department where your passion becomes an opportunity to write the script, edit the film, hold the camera, and tell your story. With leading industry professionals, you’ll work on a variety of projects--including short films, web series’, documentaries, digital effects, and TV studio production.
You know the right sound when you hear it. You know it’s a hit when you mix it. You know the music and entertainment industry is for you, and we know how to turn that passion into a career. MEIS offers four unique programs with a contemporary and commercial focus.
In the Visual Arts Department, the city becomes our canvas, industry leaders become professors, and a passion becomes a profession. Students have access to state-of-the art digital labs, sculpture studios, industrial equipment and darkrooms, uniting the ability to create with the means to succeed.
Facts lie right in front of us like puzzle pieces waiting to be put together. The NCMF provides world class programs dedicated to the scientific study and research of the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of digital evidence.
CMTC Lunch & Learn: CAM Alumni Entrepreneurs
Music Advocate for Musicians
Thursday, April 4
Connecting Music & Art Through Technology
Monday, April 15
Film & Television faculty and NPR film critic, Howie Movshovitz, brings the 10th Denver Silent Film Festival back to the Alamo Draft House. The festival will feature ten programs, including comedies and dramas, as well as a feature from India and the earliest surviving silent film by an African-American director, all celebrating the art of silent film.
Select films will be accompanied by the College of Arts & Media /DSFF Student Orchestra, with Donald Sosin and MEIS faculty Todd Reid.
April 26 –April 28
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Sloans Lake 4255 W. Colfax Ave.
March 21–June 7, 2019
Emmanuel Art Gallery
Artist, activist, and poet Tenzing Rigdol ('05, Visual Arts) returns to the University of Colorado Denver for his first U.S. solo exhibition. Considered one of the world’s leading Tibetan artists and activists, Rigdol brings his series of large buddhas and other works to the College of Arts & Media.
April 4– April 27, 2019
Next Stage Gallery
Curated by Sharifa Moore '19
In celebration of Month of Photography, The Next Stage Gallery host Whichcraft, sharing the work of three exceptional photographers: Carol Golemboski, Melanie Walker, and Mariana Vieira. Whichcraft features thoughtful compositions that defy boundaries of traditional expectations for photographic bodies of work and challenges notions of what defines an image.