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Graduation, Summer and ArtLab!

Graduation, Summer and ArtLab!

PlatteForum is where creation, collaboration and connection live. It’s where at-risk youth collaborate with master artists from around the world to find hope and direction. It’s where our award-winning ArtLab programming provides an outlet for the inspiration, hard work and discipline of underserved high school students. Summer break is when our time with the interns is most intense…

CO-4KIDS

ArtLab + Colorado Department for Human Services This spring we had the opportunity to team up with folks from all around the city and state to work on a project spreading awareness around the statewide hotline: 1-844-CO-4-KIDS. The aim of this project was to promote the hotline while spreading a positive message to communities around reporting child…

Call For PlatteForum’s ArtLab Lead Artists

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: 5:00pm, Friday, May 6, 2016 We are no longer accepting proposals. Sign up for our mailing list to stay in the know about upcoming opportunities.  Here at PlatteForum we have always been at the crossroads where art and activism intersect. The exploration of the role art plays in our society is…

A Million For What Matters

PlatteForum has teamed up with AMP the Cause for 2016’s, A Million For What Matters. Help us by purchasing a raffle ticket today. With each entry you will be entered to win a 2016 Ford Escape and PlatteForum gets to keep $9.41 of each $10 ticket sold! Be sure to make your purchase by March 18th…

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…

Colorado Gives Day 12/8/15

            When you support PlatteForum, You support Artists, Youth, and Community.  For the sixth year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.  Help us continue supporting artists, youth and community who believe in the power of the creative process. Mark your…

PlatteForum’s ArtLab is Seeking Interns

PlatteForum’s ArtLab is Seeking Interns

It is that time of year again, PlatteForum’s ArtLab is seeking new interns to join the team! What is ArtLab? ArtLab is an innovative year-round, out-of-school program for high school youth that integrates the creative process and arts-based learning with academic, personal, and professional skill development. Interns do not need to have an arts background. This program seeks…

ArtLab + Jenny Stratton Out in the Community

ArtLab + Jenny Stratton Out in the Community

Adventures at the N.E. WalkFest and The Garden Over the past six weeks ArtLab interns led by Artist and Residence Jennifer Stratton have explored their personal community histories through soil, film and photography. These workshops are centered in engagement and participatory storytelling practices with the surrounding community, as such Art Lab has had several experiences…

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