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

PlatteForum Announces October 15 Opening Reception for new exhibition, To Muse the Labyrinth, with Resident Artist Autumn T. Thomas and ArtLab Interns Join us on Thursday October 15, PlatteForum invites the public for an opening reception featuring Autumn T. Thomas’ sculptural installation titled, “To Muse the Labyrinth.”  The event will take place at PlatteForum (2400…

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…

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,…

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