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Aspen Art Museum

  • Feb 6, 2016

    • 1 PM Performance and Interventions

      Public Tour

      Guided tour of A Fragile But Marvelous Life and Make every show like it’s your last hosted by AAM staff.

    • With a melody that begins comfortably reminiscent of pop music, live voices appear unannounced within the exhibition A Fragile But Marvelous Life, taking center stage for the last time after numerous performances over the last twelve weeks.

    • 4 PM Performance and Interventions

      Flora Wiegmann & Anna Sew Hoy: Magnetic Between

      Dancer/choreographer Flora Wiegmann and artist Anna Sew Hoy interact with Sew Hoy’s sculptures in the Roof Deck Sculpture Garden. Warm dress is encouraged for this outdoor performance.

    • 5 PM Performance and Interventions

      Reception & Wrap Party

      Join the participating local and visiting artists who made Performance and Interventions possible for a reception on Level 3. Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided.

  • Feb 7, 2016

    • 9:30 AM Experience

      Winter School

      What can we learn from artists and their practices? How can art help us reimagine the world we live in? The AAM offers K–12 art teachers a free retreat to harness the transformational power of contemporary art for students. Sessions led in collaboration with Flavia Bastos, Director of Graduate Studies in Visual Arts Education at the University of Cincinnati.

  • Feb 10, 2016

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

    • This after-school program for kids in grades K–4 is held weekly at the Aspen Art Museum from September through May. Taking place 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.

      Classes are limited to fifteen participants. Prior registration is strongly encouraged.

  • Feb 11, 2016

    • Hal Foster is the Townsend Martin Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. Author and editor of numerous publications over thirty years, his most recent book, Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency, was released in September 2015. He will present a lecture entitled “Preposterous Sculpture: The Classical Tradition in Contemporary Art.”

  • Feb 13, 2016

    • 10 AM Make

      Family Workshop

      Monthly drop-in Family Workshops at the AAM are designed to provide children and adults free opportunities to explore the galleries and create works of art on their own. Participants get to know one another better through engagement with exhibitions. 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.