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  • Aug 5, 2017

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Aug 7, 2017

    • Experiment with “popular opposites,” using contrast as a catalyst for art and design in this zany Workshop. Unlikely combinations collide on a variety of surfaces, creating unexpected mixed media works. We will show off our compositions at an art show for family and friends at the end of the week.

    • Let’s build! Using a variety of techniques and materials, we will discover the magic of model making by creating mockups and fabricating and replicating our own reproductions of large-scale buildings, items, and art. Through our compacted designs, we’ll learn about the complexities and focus needed to become a pro model maker.

    • Take a stroll along Hallam Lake and discover what nature has to offer! In this collaborative Workshop with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, we will discover the beauty of the natural environment. We will use different mediums to capture what we see and find together—including watercolors, instant film, and drawing—and to create art just as beautiful as the area around us.

  • Aug 8, 2017

    • Presented in collaboration with the Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS), this free chamber concert series features one-hour performances by the most advanced AMFS students and visiting musicians in Aspen.

  • Aug 9, 2017

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

    • A day in the lives of two convenience-store clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof. This dark comedy is the cult classic, directorial debut of Kevin Smith

  • Aug 12, 2017

    • 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. 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.

  • Aug 14, 2017

    • How can we use common digital technology to create art? This experimental printmaking Workshop takes inspiration from Wade Guyton, presenting an introduction to different printmaking techniques. Together, we’ll learn the fundamentals of line, shape, and color as well as discover new ways to make a mark.