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  • Jul 6, 2015

    • What would you paint if you knew the whole world would see it? Inspired by the ten motivational instructions given by Peter Fischli and David Weiss in the public artwork How to Work Better, kids will create larger than life works outside. We will explore good guidelines for having fun together and how to bring out our inner artists!

    • For those who are ready to jump right in, this Workshop will immerse you fully into the playful side of creativity. Through spirited visits to artworks on view at the AAM and collaborative, hands-on activities, we’ll work up the momentum to create a public artwork to share with friends and families—and make new friends along the way!

  • Jul 7, 2015

    • Let art and spectacular views elevate your experience of music. Presented in collaboration with the Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS), this free chamber concert series takes place this summer in the Roof Deck Sculpture Garden, featuring one-hour performances by the most advanced AMFS students and visiting musicians in Aspen.

  • Jul 8, 2015

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

      Free, drop-in spotlight tours led by museum staff are offered every Wednesday and Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • Jul 10, 2015

    • Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’s trail is high school principal Rooney, determined to catch him in the act.

  • Jul 11, 2015

    • 10 AM Make

      Family Workshop

      Family Workshops are free monthly drop-in opportunities that provide children and adults a chance to explore the galleries and create works of art on their own. Families get to know one another better through engagement with new artists and ideas. Families are encouraged to communicate, reflect, and produce as artists together.

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

      Free, drop-in spotlight tours led by museum staff are offered every Wednesday and Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • Jul 13, 2015

    • Young participants will experiment with simple words and a variety of materials to create wearable artworks, colorful posters, and interactive sculptures that will pop up in unexpected places around Aspen, bringing art to the public while inviting playful participation.

    • Enter a secret society where historical objects and sculptures in Aspen come to life through storytelling. What do we want to remember about our past, present, and future? Students create affirmative statement pieces that will serve as a visual record of our experience of place, and maybe even affect our future.

    • Calling all fashionistas! This Workshop was made just for you. In this Workshop, you’ll create one-of-a-kind, wearable pieces of art. You’ll learn basic skills such as sewing, figure drawing, and how to create your own mood board. Inspired by the colors and shapes of Chris Ofili’s artworks, this Workshop will culminate in a fashion show on the museum’s roof-deck. Full, Waiting list available