Over the past decade, COCA programs have grown 315% , resulting in the need for more space. COCA has responded with a bold campaign called Create OurFuture: a $40 million effort to expand COCA’s historic facility to serve 19,000 more people and grow its endowment. This summer, the Berges Family Foundation stepped up with a $5 million… Read More

This, fall, COCA will celebrate it’s 30th anniversary. That’s 30 years of connecting St. Louisans to the arts – be it through a class in one of our state-of-the-art studios, a contemporary art exhibit in our Millstone Gallery, a workshop in a St. Louis elementary school classroom…or powerful live performances. There is something magical about that moment the lights go down… Read More