Category archive: ArtLab Blog

Month of Photography Show by PlatteForum ArtLab interns

PlatteForum is pleased to announce the exhibition Pictorial Vexillography, Concerns in Different Regularities Opening noon-2pm, Saturday, March 18, 2017 free, public reception at PlatteForum Presented as part of Denver’s Month of Photography, the exhibition will remain on display through April 1, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesdays – Saturdays, noon – 6 p.m. Developed by PlatteForum…

CALL FOR Photography-Based Lead Artists to Teach ArtLab

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | Deadline: 9:00am, Monday, November 28th, 2016 PlatteForum is currently accepting proposals for photography-themed Lead Artists to mentor PlatteForum’s ArtLab interns through conversations and responses to some of the most pressing social issues in Denver communities, nationally, and beyond. The chosen Lead Artist(s) will work with approx. 15 high school ArtLab interns…

ArtLab intern Applications NOW OPEN!

Are you a high school sophomore or junior looking for a creative opportunity in the arts? Applications for PlatteForum’s ArtLab are now open! CLICK HERE to apply today! Application Deadline: 5 pm, Sunday, November 20, 2016 Interviews Begin: Friday, November 28, 2016 New ArtLab Interns Start in early January 2017! CHECKLIST ☐ Complete the ArtLab Application Form….

ArtLab + CCN Literacy Workshop

ArtLab + CCN Literacy Workshop

This summer PlatteForum’s ArtLab teamed up with the youth at Colfax Community Network in a literacy workshop series focused on poetry. Though the investigation of various styles of poetry CCN youth will exercise skills in; grammar, parts of speech, reading retention, spelling and much more. Each session rotated through a hands on lesson focused on…

Summer 2016: Counter/Current

Summer 2016: Counter/Current

ArtLab Summer 2016: Counter/Current Summer is officially here and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns have been working away in the studio under the theme Counter/Current. Counter/Current is about addressing social issues present in today’s conversations while embracing the tools used by sub/counter culture groups from 1960s to present day. Think; DIY, mix tapes, zines, posters, performances, spoken word poetry,…

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…

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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