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PlatteForum Announces Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program:Denver, in Partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts

Immigrant artists of all disciplines may apply to the Open Call starting December 9, 2020; the program will culminate with an exhibition in Summer 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah Slater, Outreach and Engagement Manager, sgslater@platteforum.org DENVER (Nov 19, 2020) – PlatteForum’s art and social justice driven programming continues to expand with  the announcement of…

To Muse the Labyrinth – Resident Artist Autumn T. Thomas at PlatteForum

Join us Thursday, October 15th for an opening reception at PlatteForum to celebrate a new immersive installation, To Muse the Labyrinth, created by our current resident artist, Autumn T. Thomas, in collaboration with PlatteForum ArtLab interns. The exhibition themes including Afrofuturism, Black Lives Matter, and reclaiming identity. Registration is required for all attendees and space…

Honoring Essential Workers – PlatteForum Coloring Book

Bread & Roses: Honoring Essential Workers In honor of Labor Day and the millions of essential workers who don’t have the luxury of taking a vacation today, PlatteForum presents our newest collaboration, a free coloring book honoring essential workers today and always. Download our free coloring book here and give a donation of any size to…

Each of Us is Several – A Collaboration Between Suchitra Mattai & Joshua Ware

“Since each of us was several, there was already quite a crowd.” – Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari For “Each of Us is Several,” Suchitra Mattai and Joshua Ware will collaborate in exposing the “interior lives” of everyday objects. Wood and concrete meet fiber, video and paint in experimental mixed-media installations and fantastical objects that…

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…

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…

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…

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