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ArtLab intern Applications NOW OPEN!

Are you a high school sophomore or junior looking for a creative opportunity in the arts? Applications for PlatteForum’s ArtLab are now open! CLICK HERE to apply today! Application Deadline: 5 pm, Sunday, November 20, 2016 Interviews Begin: Friday, November 28, 2016 New ArtLab Interns Start in early January 2017! CHECKLIST ☐ Complete the ArtLab Application Form….

Kim Estes McCarty to Lead PlatteForum as Executive Director

Kim Estes McCarty to Lead PlatteForum as Executive Director Denver, CO – PlatteForum is pleased to announce that Kim Estes McCarty will lead the organization as Executive Director beginning January 11, 2016. McCarty brings over 20 years of experience in community relations, marketing, communications, human resources and fundraising to PlatteForum. As Executive Director, McCarty will…

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

“FORMATIONS” OPENS AT PLATTEFORUM THURSDAY, DEC. 17 Resident Artist Uchay Joel Chima and Participants from Mi Casa Display Images that Inspire Hope DENVER – PlatteForum’s second artist exhibition opening of the 2015/2016 season, FORMATIONS, will begin Thursday, Dec. 17 at PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO. The exhibit will feature mixed-media paintings and collages by…

Formations opens December 17 at PlatteForum

Formations opens December 17 at PlatteForum

FORMATIONS” OPENS AT PLATTEFORUM THURSDAY, DEC. 17 Resident Artist Uchay Joel Chima and Participants from Mi Casa’s Neighborhood Center at Lake Middle School Display Images that Inspire Hope DENVER – PlatteForum’s second artist exhibition opening of the 2015/2016 season, FORMATIONS, will begin Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 and will run through Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at…

Soil City events: October 22 + 24, 2015

“SOIL CITY” OPENS AT PLATTEFORUM WITH TWO EVENTS OCTOBER 22 & 24 Resident Artist Jennifer Stratton and PlatteForum ArtLab Students Share Their Discoveries of Denver’s Changing Landscape, Foodways and People DENVER – PlatteForum is delighted to announce their first artist exhibition opening of the 2015/2016 season, which will include two events on Thursday, October 22,…

Press release: Sarah Rockett + CCN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2015 Judy Anderson, Artistic Director PlatteForum 2400 Curtis Street, Denver 720-273-8101  Email – judy@platteforum.org  Website – www.platteforum.org Sarah Rockett Hide & Seek: A playful installation featuring sculptural works and drawings. + Colfax Community Network Youth Spit Worm, Ike & Whatever: Inner creatures from the Land of Weird. Denver, CO — April 29,…

Job Opportunity: Artistic Director at PlatteForum

PlatteForum Expanding PlatteForum’s role as a creative catalyst in Denver and beyond. PlatteForum believes that the artist is a creative catalyst for positive action and growth, both personally and in the larger community.  PlatteForum’s programs support the creation and presentation of new art and ideas by contemporary artists through artist residencies.  Resident artists are also…

Judy Anderson Retires!

Our Artistic/Founding Director Judy Anderson will retire from PlatteForum on June 1. And she is writing her own blog to say thanks to her colleagues who have make her experience at PlatteForum such an amazing feat. “For the past twelve and a half years, it has been my honor to lead PlatteForum as the founder…

PlatteForum’s ArtLab + Colfax Community Network Hero Lab

PlatteForum’s ArtLab + Colfax Community Network Hero Lab

Thanks to Fox31 and photojournalist Ama Arthur-Ashma for highlighting our collaborative work in their series the Spirit of Colorado which tells the story of PlatteForum’s ArtLab graphic novel workshop with Colfax Community Network Youth. Find more information about this project and other summer adventures here.

Globeville Mural 2014 Update!

Globeville Mural 2014 Update!

Sunday, August 3, 2014: Despite torrential rain, sloping sites with speeding cars and jammed scissor lifts, the painting goes on! PlatteForum’s ArtLab has been painting their second mural at Globeville, undaunted by challenges from mother nature! Stop by Monday and Tuesday, August 4 & 5, to watch ArtLab teens and master artist Carlo Fresquez complete their…

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