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Visiting artists employed by DSA in a year.
Dollars in scholarships offered to class of 2017 graduates
Professional quality performances in a year.
Class of 2017 graduated

Don’t miss out on DSA’s new, fun and FREE event! 

The DSA Block Party will happen this year in place of the Fall Gala, but Save the Date for our new Spring Gala on March 19, 2020 which will take place off-site. More info to come! 

Questions? Please contact Susan Knill at dsafriendsfoundation@gmail.com

Visiting Artists & Scholars

Employing over 200 professional artists and scholars, this program provides a breadth of professional art expertise to DSA students.

Support Our Students

The DSA Support Our Students Fund works to ensure the success of DSA students is not limited by financial resources.


Outreach programs align with with the mission of DSAFF to strengthen inclusiveness and diversity within DSA and the community.

DSAFF is on a mission to advance inclusiveness and diversity within Denver School of the Arts.

More About Us



DSA Alumnus comes back to Denver from Broadway!
DSA Alumnus comes back to Denver from Broadway!
by Susan Knill

Denver School of the Arts graduate, Barton Cowperthwaite (Class of 2010), brought Broadway back to Denver as a…

University of Denver’s Gallery Features DSA Alumnus Anthony
University of Denver’s Gallery Features DSA Alumnus Anthony
by Susan Knill

Anthony Porcaro, a DSA alumnus (Class of 2015), was featured in an art gallery at University of Denver…

2016 Fall Gala Was a Huge Success!

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For strong students, and a stronger community.


Visiting Artists Program

Our Visiting Artists Program is DSAFF’s most ambitious and effective to date.  We pride ourselves in being able to support professional working artists as well as our students. Learn more!

About Us

As a fairly young school within the Denver Public Schools district, we do our best to keep our vision straight and our minds open. We consider our programs a success, and we hope you do to. Find out how we’ve made it this far!


The history of Denver School of the Arts eloquently testifies to the power of vision, passion, and determination.

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