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TEMPLE TANTRUM, an experiential arts + music festival to benefit PlatteForum!

TEMPLE TANTRUM, an experiential arts + music festival to benefit PlatteForum!

SEPTEMBER 1 – 2, 2018 Temple Tantrum details click HERE The Temple Tantrum is an amalgamation of all things fun. One part music festival, one part experimental arts festival, it is also a costumed block party. A showcase of local legends and experiential art, this show is made for Denver, sponsored by Meow Wolf and benefits PlatteForum. This Labor day…

ArtLab Interns to Host “Coffee with Gen Z” at 48 Hours Summit

ArtLab Interns to Host “Coffee with Gen Z” at 48 Hours Summit

DATE and LOCATION: 1:15-2:00 pm Friday, August 10th at Redline, 2350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205 Please join us as we host a lively discussion about civic engagement at this year’s 48 Hours Summit at Redline, Coffee with Gen Z. During this 45-minute event, ArtLab interns will interview local politicians, activists, government workers and a journalist…

TWO Receptions, ONE Show | PROTOTYPE PEACE with Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns

TWO Receptions, ONE Show | PROTOTYPE PEACE with Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns

PROTOTYPE PEACE An exhibition of new work by Resident Artist Mackenzie Browning and ArtLab Interns OPENING RECEPTION 6pm, Thursday, July 12th CLOSING RECEPTION 6pm, Thursday, July 26th Both receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours for PROTOTYPE PEACE exhibition: OPEN  July 16- 26 Monday-Thursday 10am – 4pm CLOSED  Friday, July 20th PROTOTYPE PEACE takes the opposite direction of the proposed border wall designs near San…

THE FAUX PAS FACTORY, an ArtLab-Curated Exhibition of “Failed” Artworks by Artists from The Temple

THE FAUX PAS FACTORY, an ArtLab-Curated Exhibition of “Failed” Artworks by Artists from The Temple

OPENING RECEPTION 6pm, Thursday, August 2nd The opening reception is free and open to the public The exhibition runs through September 8th, 2018 Gallery hours for THE FAUX PAS FACTORY: OPEN  Tuesday, August 7th – Sept 8thTuesday-Friday Noon – 6pm CLOSED Friday, August 3rd; Saturdays – Mondays SPECIAL OPEN HOURS during Temple Tantrum, Sept 1-2…

PLATTEFORUM ANNOUNCES 2018/2019 RESIDENT ARTISTS

PLATTEFORUM ANNOUNCES 2018/2019 RESIDENT ARTISTS

We are pleased to announce that our 2018/2019 Artist Residency program will include six artists hailing from across the country including Brooklyn, Boston and Baltimore, as well as three Denver-based artists this year. PlatteForum’s Resident Artists have been chosen through a competitive national selection process and will each spend five to eight weeks in residency with PlatteForum in the coming…

unCANNY, an Exhibition of ArtLab Alumni, Celebrating PlatteForum’s 15th Year

unCANNY, an Exhibition of ArtLab Alumni, Celebrating PlatteForum’s 15th Year

unCANNY An exhibition of ArtLab Alumni, Celebrating PlatteForum’s 15th Year Opening Reception 6-8pm, Thursday, June 7 The opening reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition runs for two weeks, through June 16th, 2018. Gallery hours for unCANNY exhibition: OPEN  June 11- 14 Monday-Thursday 10am – 4pm CLOSED  Friday, June 15th OPEN  June 16th, Saturday 1 – 4pm PlatteForum kicks off its…

TWO SHOWS – ONE NIGHT 6-8pm Thursday, May 17th

TWO SHOWS – ONE NIGHT 6-8pm Thursday, May 17th

PLATTEFORUM PRESENTS TWO BRAND NEW EXHIBITS THIS MAY THAT EXPLORE DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND INDIVIDUALITY THROUGH INNOVATIVE FASHION, TAPESTRY WEAVING, ART AND POETRY   DENVER – This May, PlatteForum presents two exhibits, “Escape/Run, Hide, Fight”​ and “Freedom in America.” ​Both exhibitions will open Thursday, May 17th with opening receptions from 6 – 8 p.m. “Escape/Run, Hide,…

FREEDOM in AMERICA – ONE NIGHT ONLY! 6-8pm, Thursday May 17th, an exhibition by ArtLab interns

FREEDOM in AMERICA – ONE NIGHT ONLY! 6-8pm, Thursday May 17th, an exhibition by ArtLab interns

This exhibition by PlatteForum’s own ArtLab high school interns and Lead Artist Hannah Leathers will be an engaging, one night only event. Just above PlatteForum on the 2nd floor of The Temple, interns will host an exhibition of their drawings, the results of an eight-week class about the foundations of drawing, and how they relate…

TEMPLE TATTLE – Today’s Trash

TEMPLE TATTLE – Today’s Trash

TODAY’S TRASH – Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. Featuring Temple Artist Dylan Scholinski with Megan Lane, Recycling Program Administrator for the Solid Waste Management/Public Works Department of the City and County of Denver Artist and activist Dylan Scholinski has dedicated every day of his life for the past eight years to creating one artwork…

TEMPLE TATTLE – Generating Gender

TEMPLE TATTLE – Generating Gender

GENERATING GENDER – Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. Featuring Temple Artist Drew Austin and Queer/Trans Political Operative Jack Teter Beginning the evening of April 9th, Temple Artist Drew Austin will live-stream* the creation of a mural in PlatteForum’s gallery. Using his improvisational style of mark-making, Austin’s piece will also focus on concepts of masculinity…

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