Category archive: News

2019 Seniors

  Francis Almanza Mapleton School of Expeditionary Learning, Class of 2019 Community College of Denver, Class of 2021 What are you proud of in this last year of high school?  I’m proud of the knowledge I’ve been able to gain through the research I’ve done for my senior projects such as Latinx queer identity and…

ArtLab Interns to Host “Conversations with Gen Z” at 48 Hours Summit

ArtLab Interns to Host “Conversations with Gen Z” at 48 Hours Summit

CONVERSATIONS WITH GEN Z: SOLUTIONARIES DATE and LOCATION: 11am – 12pm Saturday, August 10th at Redline, 2350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205 This year at RedLine’s 24 Hour Block Party, the ArtLab interns will host Conversations with Gen Z. Acting as “solutionaries” the interns will host conversations with community members who are taking measures to heal, grow and evolve…

TEMPLE TATTLE – At This Moment in Time

TEMPLE TATTLE – At This Moment in Time

At This Moment in Time Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80205 Featuring Temple artist Becky Wareing Steele and Engineer Andrew Novick of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Join us for a one-night discussion with our speakers, who will share their professional practices as they pertain to…

ArtLab Interns Produce Show for UMS – MESSAGES FROM THE GALACTIC FLARE!

ArtLab Interns Produce Show for UMS – MESSAGES FROM THE GALACTIC FLARE!

Performed one time only at the 19th annual, Underground Music Showcase ( UMS ) Saturday, July 27th Odyssey Stage at 1:00 PM; Import Mechanics, 235 Broadway PlatteForum is pleased to  announce our summer ArtLab internship project, “Messages from the Galactic Flare,” an engaging, thought provoking, and immersive live performance focused on sex education and breaking societal…

Mechanical Voids – NEW work by Resident Artist Jessica Forrestal and ArtLab Interns

Mechanical Voids – NEW work by Resident Artist Jessica Forrestal and ArtLab Interns

  PlatteForum proudly presents Mechanical Voids by Summer 2019 Resident Artist Jessica Forrestal. While in residence, Forrestal collaborated PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns to complete a site-specific installation inspired by the objects we encounter on a daily basis. Mechanical Voids by Resident Artist Jessica Forrestal and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns Residency dates: June 3rd – July 25th, 2019 Opening reception: 6-8pm…

TEMPLE TATTLE – Experience | Strength | Hope

TEMPLE TATTLE – Experience | Strength | Hope

Introducing Temple Tattle, PlatteForum’s third annual offering, in which we pair-up creatives from The Temple with the rabble-rousing change agents of our great city to show how we can make socially just communities through art. Our Tattle Tales present varying approaches in art and culture, on how to create an equitable society by challenging injustice and valuing…

PlatteForum is Expanding! 2 New Job Positions Posted!

PlatteForum is Expanding! 2 New Job Positions Posted!

PlatteForum is Expanding! We are pleased to announce the creation of 2 new positions at PlatteForum! Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@platteforum.org with the subject line listing the position for which you are applying. No postal mail or phone calls please. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *…

NEW Works by Resident Artists: Poet JP Allen and Katy Batsel along with youth from RiseUp Academy and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns

NEW Works by Resident Artists: Poet JP Allen and Katy Batsel along with youth from RiseUp Academy and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns

Another World is Possible: Be the Monster and Codeswitch NEW Works by Resident Artists: Poet JP Allen and Katy Batsel along with youth from RiseUp Academy and PlatteForum’s ArtLab Interns 6-8pm Thursday, May 16th Open Mic poetry around 6:30pm exhibition open through May 24th Gallery hours: May 21st – 24th Noon to 5pm Free and…

Resident Artist JP Allen to host Lighthouse Writers Friday 500

Resident Artist JP Allen to host Lighthouse Writers Friday 500

Friday 500 with Resident Artist JP Allen Friday, May 10th 4:30pm at PlatteForum, 2400 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80205 FREE, click HERE to sign-up Join us for a special night, co-hosted by Lighthouse Writers Workshop and our very own Resident Artist poet JP Allen. Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosts Friday 500s, which are every second and fourth…

TEMPLE TATTLE – Language is Migrant

TEMPLE TATTLE – Language is Migrant

Language is Migrant 6:30pm Wednesday, May 1st with PlatteForum Resident Artist-Poet JP Allen, Denver Poet Alejandro Jimenez and ArtLab Alum Rogelio Muñoz-Vargas In this evening lecture–which takes its title from an essay by Cecilia Vicuña–we’ll dive into the joys, challenges, power, and limitations of writing across languages. PlatteForum resident artist JP Allen and Denver poet Alejandro…

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