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  • 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

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Feb 17, 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 19, 2016

    • This season, the AAM’s Movies at the Museum program highlights the theme “Eye in the Sky.” Over the years, depictions of surveillance have been one of cinema’s go-to methods for creating tension. Exploring the boundaries of privacy, feelings of alienation, and the paranoia of espionage, these films invite viewers to examine their own relationships between private and public.

  • Feb 20, 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.

    • 4 PM Experience

      Arte en Español

      Drawing on the wealth of Spanish speakers in the Roaring Fork Valley, the museum presents activities for all ages from 4–6 p.m., entirely in Spanish. Featuring guided tours, family art-making activities, and more, this special event is free and open to the public en Español.

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