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2016 Was a Great Year Thanks to You!

Thanks to your generosity we were able to accomplish the following in 2016: Provided services to close to 500 youth, artists, families and community members through workshops, exhibitions and community service projects Increased the number of high school students in our ArtLab internship from 7 to 14, increasing the likelihood they will graduate from high…

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…

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,…

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…

Introducing the 2015/16 Season

Introducing the 2015/16 Season

Like it or not summer is sure to fly by at speeds we would rather not talk about this early in June. However, one thing to look forward to is the start of our 14th season! We are thrilled to announce the 2015/2016 Artist Residency line up. Visit the links below to find out more…

Press release: Sarah Rockett + CCN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2015 Judy Anderson, Artistic Director PlatteForum 2400 Curtis Street, Denver 720-273-8101  Email – judy@platteforum.org  Website – www.platteforum.org Sarah Rockett Hide & Seek: A playful installation featuring sculptural works and drawings. + Colfax Community Network Youth Spit Worm, Ike & Whatever: Inner creatures from the Land of Weird. Denver, CO — April 29,…

Job Opportunity: Artistic Director at PlatteForum

PlatteForum Expanding PlatteForum’s role as a creative catalyst in Denver and beyond. PlatteForum believes that the artist is a creative catalyst for positive action and growth, both personally and in the larger community.  PlatteForum’s programs support the creation and presentation of new art and ideas by contemporary artists through artist residencies.  Resident artists are also…

Judy Anderson Retires!

Our Artistic/Founding Director Judy Anderson will retire from PlatteForum on June 1. And she is writing her own blog to say thanks to her colleagues who have make her experience at PlatteForum such an amazing feat. “For the past twelve and a half years, it has been my honor to lead PlatteForum as the founder…

2015 – 2016 Artist Residency Application Q&A Session

2015 – 2016 Artist Residency Application Q&A Session

If you are a local or just in town visiting come by Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:30 for an open question and answer session. A panel of past resident artists, staff, and artist committee members will be discussing the application process and answering your questions about our residencies. If you have any questions about…

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