The Japanese artist Takashi Murakami combines highly refined classical Japanese painting techniques with distinctive Pop sensibilities. Known for his “Superflat” style, directly influenced by manga and anime, the artist creates works that explode with color and playfulness. For the 2015–16 ski season, in collaboration with Aspen Skiing Company, Murakami has produced four unique images, all of which embody his trademark visual aesthetic.
This after-school program for kids in Grades K–4 is held most Wednesdays during the school year at the AAM. Museum educators lead classes that include activities in the gallery and take-home projects.<br><br>
Classes are limited to fifteen participants. Prior registration strongly encouraged.
Donald Chong is a founding partner of Toronto-based architecture firm Williamson Chong Architects, whose design approach privileges specificities of context, materials research, building performance, and client-based collaboration. Chong is a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and recipient of several awards, including the 2012 Professional Prix de Rome, the Toronto Urban Design Award, and the 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the RAIC.
This monthlong program for kids in Grades K–4 is held weekly at the AAM. Taking place after school most Wednesdays from 2:30–4 p.m., these workshops recognize the value of exposing children to the arts at an early age and use the artist’s process as an educational tool. Museum educators and teaching artists lead classes that include activities in the gallery and take-home projects.
Story Art is a community outreach program that provides playful exploration of storytelling for young audiences with their parents or caregivers. This free community program builds visual literacy and art appreciation. This session takes place at the Basalt Regional Library at 14 Midland Ave.
Active Art: Carbondale brings art to Heritage Park Assisted Living once a month. This program provides older adults opportunities to access contemporary art while supporting brain fitness and socialization. Residents are also able to visit the museum for guided tours throughout the year.
Active Art is a monthly program that provides older adults in the Roaring Fork Valley seasonal opportunities to access and engage with contemporary art and the wider community through art appreciation classes, museum tours, art-making activities, and collaborations. This session is Art Appreciation at the Pitkin County Senior Center.
Held once a month from 10:30–11:30 a.m., these free community workshops provide playful exploration of storytelling for young audiences with their parents or caregivers. This level of Art Studio is offered free of charge and is first come, first served.
Story Art is a community outreach program that provides playful exploration of storytelling for young audiences with their parents or caregivers. This free community program builds visual literacy and art appreciation. This session takes place at the Carbondale Branch Library at 320 Sopris Ave.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.