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Globeville Mural 2014 Update!

Globeville Mural 2014 Update!

Sunday, August 3, 2014: Despite torrential rain, sloping sites with speeding cars and jammed scissor lifts, the painting goes on! PlatteForum’s ArtLab has been painting their second mural at Globeville, undaunted by challenges from mother nature! Stop by Monday and Tuesday, August 4 & 5, to watch ArtLab teens and master artist Carlo Fresquez complete their…

Andrea Moore + ArtLab Open July 31, 2014

Andrea Moore + ArtLab Open July 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 24, 2014 Judy Anderson, Artistic Director PlatteForum 303.893.0791  Email – judy@platteforum.org  Website – www.platteforum.org Andrea Moore Evidence of a Distance Traveled Stories of Belonging and the Search for Belonging + ArtLab Interns Original poetry out-loud Denver, CO — July 23, 2014: Andrea Moore culminates her residency at PlatteForum and workshops with ArtLab…

Connect with the creative side… Tell your Truth

Connect with the creative side… Tell your Truth

I wish I could be there every Tuesday and Thursday! The last three weeks has been quite the journey, but in a good way. As the Denver Foundation Summer Intern, I am only at PlatteForum part-time. I recall participating in one of Andrea’s writing workshops and experiencing in depth where these students are coming from….

Hero Lab Press Release

Hero Lab Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2014 Judy Anderson, Artistic Director PlatteForum 303.893.0791  Email – judy@platteforum.org    Website – www.platteforum.org Hero Lab a collaborative graphic novel ArtLab + Colfax Community Network Friday, July 18, 2014, 1-3 pm free and open to the public Join us at PlatteForum for the premier celebration of the collaborative graphic novel created…

PlatteForum is Hiring an Executive Director

PLATTEFORUM POSITION POSTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PlatteForum is a truly dynamic organization where all staff work collaboratively with trust, respect and shared values. Care is taken in selecting new staff  to include people whose skill sets, work ethic, passion and inter-personal styles support each other in fulfilling PlatteForum’s mission.  Please visit www.platteforum.org. The Executive Director reports…

ArtLab Summer 2014

ArtLab Summer 2014

Summer 2014 Overview In the summer of 2014, ArtLab interns will be working on three large projects: a literacy project in partnership with Colfax Community Network, spoken word performances with Creative Resident Andrea Moore, and a public mural with Lead Artist Carlos Fresquez. ArtLab + CCN Hero Lab Premiere Friday July 18, 1-3 pm free…

DU Students Grow our Courtyard!

    This June students from the University of Denver’s Pioneer Leadership Program spiffied-up our courtyard garden for the summer 2014 season. Under the leadership of Hannah Bouline (longtime PlatteForum PLP volunteer), students Emily Padgett and Austin Richards, collected donations of flowers, planting materials and dirt, pots and chairs and tarps and tie-downs and spray paint in glorious colors….

Pop-up bar at The Source supports PlatteForum

              Enjoy a brew and support PlatteForum at the same time. 30% of the proceeds benefit PlatteForums programs, where Resident Artists create art as they collaborate with youth who have limited to no support in learning through the arts. Movin’ and shakin’ with creativity that changes lives. Where THE…

ArtLab + Comic Book Classroom

ArtLab + Comic Book Classroom

Ever find yourself daydreaming about super powers, taking down the bad guys, flying around from planet to planet? These are just a few of the things our ArtLab interns will be exploring as they dive into an exciting new partnership with Comic Book Classroom. This is the first time the CBC curriculum has been taught…

Trish Thibodo at National Summit

Trish Thibodo at National Summit

PlatteForum Executive Director, Trish Thibodo was invited to take part in exciting events in Boston this past week: The National Summit on Creative Youth Development and a Pre-Summit Gathering to Spark Collective Impact. These initiatives brought together thought leaders from the creative youth development sector. Creative youth development programs are defined by three primary focuses: 1….

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