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

PlatteForum’s ArtLab Summer 2016 program culminates in a brand new exhibition, P.O.V., opening August 4th. Thirteen high school interns have been working with two Denver artists, Taylor Balkissoon and John Lake, in a summer-long intensive program exploring the theme of Counter/Current...
PlatteForum's ArtLab Interns dive into a summer full of self and social exploration.
Learn about this summer's peer to peer literacy project with PlatteForum's ArtLab and the youth of Colfax Community Network
Learn more about the impact PlatteForum's ArtLab has on our high school interns. We need your help as we jump into summer!