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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Colorado Gives Day is presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank. Consider PlatteForum this year for 24 hours of giving on 12/8/15 or schedule your gift today!
Are you or do you know a high school sophomore or junior? If so consider an internship with PlatteForum's ArtLab applications open now.
In residence through December 17 when the exhibition opens to the public.
Sarah Rockett and youth from Colfax Community Network are featured in this wonderful program aired October 201. Check it out!
Jennifer Stratton's residency culminated in the installation "Soil City "and experimental film "Brine." Special screening is held during First Friday of Arts Week Denver. Friday, November 6, 5-8pm at PlatteForum.
Soil City and Soil Social at PlatteForum. Thursday, October 22, 6:30 - 8pm: artist talk and film screening with Jennifer Stratton. Saturday, October 24 is Soil Social, noon - 4pm, with Stratton and ArtLab Interns. Free to the public.
We are excited to introduce to you the next season of artists in residence here at PlatteForum.