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  • Dec 6

    • 10:30 am Community

      Active Art: Heritage Park

      Active Art invites seniors to engage in the social dimensions of art. Each month, museum Educators bring free, memory-enhancing activities to the assisted-living communities of Whitcomb Terrace in Aspen and Heritage Park in Carbondale, and also host art making on the museum’s Roof Deck Sculpture Garden with complimentary refreshments.

    • 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.

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

    • The Aspen Art Museum is offering a new after-school workshop for middle school students to develop skills of self-expression, teamwork, and creative art-making techniques using a variety of materials. Participants w ill work together over several weeks to present an exhibition of their work in the final session.

  • Dec 7

    • Story Art is a community outreach program presented in partnership with the Carbondale Branch Library and, new this season, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. This free program for Elementary and Middle School Students provides playful exploration of storytelling through a group reading and art-making activity inspired by AAM exhibitions.

  • Dec 9

    • 10 am Make

      Family Workshops

      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.

      Theme: Color Improvisations

  • Dec 12

    • 3:30 pm Make

      Young Makers: Basalt

      The Aspen Art Museum is offering a new after-school workshop for middle school students to develop skills of self-expression, teamwork, and creative art-making techniques using a variety of materials. Participants w ill work together over several weeks to present an exhibition of their work in the final session.

  • Dec 13

    • 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.

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

    • The Aspen Art Museum is offering a new after-school workshop for middle school students to develop skills of self-expression, teamwork, and creative art-making techniques using a variety of materials. Participants w ill work together over several weeks to present an exhibition of their work in the final session.

  • Dec 16

    • 1 pm Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Dec 17

    • 2 pm Experience

      Arte en Español

      Sunday, December 17, 2–5 PM

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