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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…

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,…

One Square Mile: Placetelling Curtis Park

One Square Mile: Placetelling Curtis Park

One Square Mile, Placetelling Curtis Park Friday, August 7 at 5:30pm Continues through August 12, 2015 Monday-Thursday, 10am – 4pm For the second half of the summer ArtLab are collaborating with Denver writer and storyteller Laura Bond in a project called One Square Mile: Placetelling Curtis Park. Laura will lead ArtLab youth in an exploration…

ArtLab + Mario Zoots

ArtLab + Mario Zoots

  [IM]POSSIBILITY OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, July 16, 5:30 – 9pm Exhibition continues through July 30 ArtLab’s summer session officially kicked off Monday, June 15. Since then we have viewed collections at the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Denver Art Museum, practiced yoga, and have learned many new techniques in studio sessions lead by Denver artist…

ArtLab Summer 2015

Can you remember a time when you succumbed to magical hypotheticals –making plans for your lottery winnings, initiating world peace or rehearsing your Oscar acceptance speech? Hopefully you can relate to these ideas and understand the power of imagination as we do, and we invite you to join us this summer as we imagine, As If… For nine weeks…

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