The Latino Cultural Arts Center (LCAC) is building a Cultural Campus in central Denver - in Sun Valley and La Alma Park - that celebrates the rich and complex traditions encompassing Latinidad:

An evolving heritage that overlaps Indigenous, African, Asian and European identities.


From housing the Abarca Family Collection to our collaborations and programs, the LCAC is committed to harnessing the creative economy by putting its transformative power in the hands of

Artists + Families +  Youth + Educators.



To Advance and Elevate the Artistic and Intellectual Contributions of Latinos 



A Cultural Campus that Inspires Social Change


  • Imaginative Excellence
    We aspire to be exceptional anywhere and everywhere. 


  • Cultural Courage 
    We co-create across differences, inspiring solidarity
    and collective action. 


  • Collective Impact
    We create structural changes that connect families, neighborhoods, artist studios, classrooms, businesses, and service providers.

A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Community Partners

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The LCAC Cultural Campus will span the Sun Valley and La Alma neighborhoods and become a model for sustainable cultural development.


We started in 2018 with Hijos del Sol, an award-winning gift shop that expands the market for Latino hand-made artisan goods that

and keeps money in our communities.


We are working to open an intergenerational and interdisciplinary community arts program called “Las Bodegas” (or warehouses).

Want to get involved in community arts programs that

tackle social change? Looking to expand your creative side

by taking art classes & workshops? 


At the LCAC, you will discover endless opportunities

for experiencing the richness of Latino cultures

through  sights, sounds, and tastes.


The LCAC  values bridge the classroom, library, studio and the streets: Arts with a social conscience. Where creativity, excellence, grace and courage are at the intersection of identity, history and social change.

We believe in ordinary people doing extraordinary things through

art + culture + community development.

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Art + History + Education are not something distant

or that belong in a single institution; rather they personally live on through every dance move, brushstroke, and musical beat attuned to the

rhythm of creativity and social change.