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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…

ArtLab Spring 2011 Interns

ArtLab is… 15 students from 10 different schools representing the amazing diverse youth of the Denver area.  PlatteForum is proud to announce the new additions to the ArtLab family below and the students are psyched to be working hard with Craig Volk, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver; Andrea Moore, photographer and poet…

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

What: Lessons Learned: A Denver Pop-up Store When: Exhibition opens Thursday, September 2, 2010, 5:30-8:00pm; continues through Fall 2010 Where: Suite 120 in Riverfront Park, Denver Who: ArtLab + Metropolitan State College of Denver, Communication Design Students Lessons Learned – A Denver Pop-Up Store. This is a short-term retail exhibition that houses products—found objects—designed and packaged by the high…

Creativity = Life

Who: ArtLab Interns Summer 2010 What: Original Documentary and Public Service Announcements When: Friday, August 13th at 7:00pm Throughout the summer of 2010 the ArtLab interns of PlatteForum have been at it again. At what? Thecreative process, adventures, experiments, designing and learning. ArtLab summers are filled with experiences that the youth have never gone through before but lead towards…

Mural: Words are Power

Mural: Words are Power

Who:  PlatteForum’s ArtLab + Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect What:  Mural creation Words Are Power was created in the summer of 2010 by 15 youth from the PlatteForum’s ArtLab program in collaboration with the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. The mural’s conceptualization process took place…

Summer Intensive Session 2010

PlatteForum’s ArtLab Summer Intensive 2010 is in collaboration with Scott Kinnamon and Metropolitan State University Denver. Fifteen ArtLab Interns will work with Lead Artists, Judy Anderson, Scott Kinnamon and Lisa Abendroth, as well as senior student mentors from Metro State’s AIGA Leadership program.  The Interns will be under the supervision of Meagan Brncick, Education Director…

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