Welcome to PlatteForum!

PlatteForum, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, supports contemporary artists and under-served youth in metro Denver through innovative, long-term arts programs that allow the youth to work side-by-side with artists in residence. This award-winning nonprofit organization provides a nurturing space where creativity and artistic excellence are highly valued and where artists and youth partner together to plan, produce, and exhibit a body of work to the public. The overall experience transforms the lives of the youth, the artists and the community. 2400 Curtis Street, Suite 100, Denver 80205. PlatteForum is a member of the Alliance of Artists Communities.

Our programs are possible through the generosity of our sponsors

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We are excited to introduce to you the next season of artists in residence here at PlatteForum.
Jennifer Stratton is our first Artist in Residence this season. Learn more about the work she is doing during her residency here.
For our first Learning Lab of the 2015/2016 season we paired up Artist in Residence Jennifer Stratton with our ArtLab interns. Together they are launching the first Denver Soil Bank.
ArtLab + Denver writer and storyteller Laura Bond in a project called One Square Mile: Placetelling Curtis Park. Friday, August 7 | 5:30 - 8:00pm
A film short for the One Day in Denver, One Day on Earth project. Film by Jim Phelan, Brock Byrd and Ron Henderson.