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  • Feb 21, 2018

    • This winter, the AAM and Aspen Film present the Movies at the Museum program “Two Places,” featuring films that provide diverse perspectives on places that are often defined by stereotypes: Los Angeles and Tel Aviv. Complementing the nuanced looks at these places by AAM exhibiting artists Zoe Crosher and Thomas Struth, the pairing of a short film and feature-length film presents refreshing alternatives to clichéd representations of two global locations.

      Short Film: Hounds (2016)

      Directed by Omer Tobi
      Not Rated
      30 min

      After sixteen years, Iris Kadosh has received a promotion in her post as museum guard in the National Art Museum. Shortly after, an important sculpture is damaged and a comedic drama unfolds. Winner of Best Comedy at Aspen Film’s Shortsfest 2016.

      Feature Film: Dancing in Jaffa (2013)

      Directed by Hilla Medalia
      Not Rated
      90 min

      This documentary follows renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine as he takes his program “Dancing Classrooms” back to his hometown, Jaffa, to teach Jewish and Palestinian Israelis to dance and compete together.

  • Feb 24, 2018

    • 9:30 AM Experience

      Winter School for Educators

      This two-day retreat for educators who teach K–12 level students in schools and nonprofit organizations will explore how to envision and enact teaching practices that are relevant and responsive to the classroom and community. This event is hosted with Mike Murawski, Director of Education and Public Programs at the Portland Art Museum.

    • 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 25, 2018

    • 9:30 AM Experience

      Winter School for Educators

      This two-day retreat for educators who teach K–12 level students in schools and nonprofit organizations will explore how to envision and enact teaching practices that are relevant and responsive to the classroom and community. This event is hosted with Mike Murawski, Director of Education and Public Programs at the Portland Art Museum.

  • Feb 27, 2018

    • Artists in the Making is an eight-week program that offers middle school students in Aspen and Basalt the opportunity to develop specialized skills driven by self-innovation. Community experts who visit select sessions and mentor students work in tandem with an AAM Educator to create a uniquely tailored experience that concludes with a celebratory showcase for friends and family. Spring theme: Design Thinking

  • Feb 28, 2018

    • 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 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.

    • Artists in the Making is an eight-week program that offers middle school students in Aspen and Basalt the opportunity to develop specialized skills driven by self-innovation. Community experts who visit select sessions and mentor students work in tandem with an AAM Educator to create a uniquely tailored experience that concludes with a celebratory showcase for friends and family. Spring theme: Design Thinking

  • Mar 1, 2018

    • Story Art is a community outreach program presented in partnership with the Carbondale Branch Library and 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.

  • Mar 2, 2018

    • 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 in the museum’s Roof Deck Sculpture Garden with complimentary refreshments.

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