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ArtLab Update Fall 2012

ArtLab Update Fall 2012

Fall was packed with exciting events and new experiences for ArtLab students… Bark For Art Just as our Fall 2012 semester for ArtLab was beginning, staff and youth headed to Greenwood Village to represent Platteforum. September 29th held the first of a new annual Bark for Art event hosted by the Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council….

ArtLab Accepting Applications!

ArtLab is currently accepting applications! Deadline is November 14, 2012. Please click here to fill out the ArtLab application.   Don’t forget to have two references fill out a reference form! ArtLab References: Please click here to complete a reference form. WHAT PlatteForum’s ArtLab is a high-impact, year-round, arts-based youth development/internship program for high-school youth that incorporates…

Helen’s Home | reflections on aging

Imagine: You have lived your life as a fiercely independent woman—you are the daughter of Rocky Mountain homesteaders, never married, worked as a weapons inspector during World War II, and had no children of your own. You have maintained the family homestead with sweat, strength, and dedication. Then, as you enter your 90s, relying on…

Andrea Moore + ArtLab: Summer 2012

Subversive Art  +  Prosocial Intentions Who: Andrea Moore + ArtLab What: Subversive Art When: Summer 2012 with temporary public exhibition on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 PlatteForum ArtLab students have spent the summer investigating subversive pop-up art with Denver artist Andrea Moore. Subversive art is typically anti-establishment in nature, and it often uses images and text to raise awareness about a…

Jenna Rice + ArtLab: Summer 2012

In Residence: June 4 – August 3, 2012 Exhibition: opens Thursday, August 2, 2012; continues through August 31 Learning Lab: ArtLab During Learning Labs with Creative Resident Jenna Avriel Rice, ArtLab youth ventured into assisted-living communities around the Denver metro area. With the help of Bessie’s Hope, an organization that enhances the quality of life for residents of…

ArtLab Summer 2012 Happenings

ArtLab Summer Intensive 2012 is just beginning!  Here is a snapshot of the happenings.  Please continue to check back for photos, videos and further information! WHO:  Andrea Moore + ArtLab WHAT: Conceptual workshops + Open studios WHEN: Open Studios Thursdays 2:00-3:00pm & Performance July 26th Location/Time: TBAAndrea Moore is a native Colorado artist that has traveled the world…

ArtLab Spring 2012 Interns

PlatteForum is proud to announce the ArtLab Interns of 2012!  15 students from 12 different schools representing the amazing diverse youth of the Denver area.  ArtLab students are referred to the program by counselors, teachers, friends and other adults in their lives.  To enter the program the students go through an application and interview process. …

ArtLab is the best in the nation!

PlatteForum’s ArtLab program, a high-impact, year-round, arts-based youth development program for underserved high-school youth that incorporates the arts with academic, personal, college readiness, and professional skill development, is proud to be the recipient of the 2011 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award.  This award is the highest honor in the land for out-of-school arts and humanities…

ArtLab Summer Intensive Session 2011

Learning Lab with Creative Resident Kevin Curry Who: PlatteForum Creative Resident Kevin Curry + ArtLab What: Sculptural and conceptual workshops When: Workshops begin June 15 – August 9, 2011 From adolescence our psychological development is intimately tied to the concept of home, yet why is it that so many of us struggle to define it? Rather than shy away from…

Confluence Project 2011

In Residence: March 23 – May 6, 2011  Exhibition: Opens Friday, May 6, 2011, at MCA Denver, continues through May 29, 2011 in the Fox Family Idea Box at MCA Denver Youth: Confluence Project*: ArtLab + TeCo In the Spring of 2011 ArtLab will be working with PlatteForum’s Creative Resident, Daniele Pario Perra as well as the Museum of…

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