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RESIDENT ARTIST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are now accepting applications for the 2017/2018 residency season. The Artist Residency program is open to artists in all genres, in any stage of their career. We encourage local, national, and international artists to apply. Click here for more information and to apply.

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…

2016/2017 Artist in Residence Line Up

2016/2017 Artist in Residence  August 15th – October 6th, 2016 | HeeJin Jang, Originally from S. Korea; presently lives in NY, NY. November 1st – December 15th, 2016 | Sarah Gerard, Brooklyn, NY January 2nd – February 2nd, 2017 | Courtney Kemp, Portland, OR March 20th – May 11th, 2017 | Kate Speer, Denver, CO June…

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…

A Million For What Matters

PlatteForum has teamed up with AMP the Cause for 2016’s, A Million For What Matters. Help us by purchasing a raffle ticket today. With each entry you will be entered to win a 2016 Ford Escape and PlatteForum gets to keep $9.41 of each $10 ticket sold! Be sure to make your purchase by March 18th…

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…

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

Uchay Joel Chima’s Formations Opens at PlatteForum

“FORMATIONS” OPENS AT PLATTEFORUM THURSDAY, DEC. 17 Resident Artist Uchay Joel Chima and Participants from Mi Casa Display Images that Inspire Hope DENVER – PlatteForum’s second artist exhibition opening of the 2015/2016 season, FORMATIONS, will begin Thursday, Dec. 17 at PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO. The exhibit will feature mixed-media paintings and collages by…

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…

Colorado Gives Day 12/8/15

            When you support PlatteForum, You support Artists, Youth, and Community.  For the sixth year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.  Help us continue supporting artists, youth and community who believe in the power of the creative process. Mark your…

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