Nikolai and Simon Haas were born in Austin, Texas, in 1984, and currently live and work in Los Angeles. Their collaborative projects exist at the intersection of art and design, often incorporating nature, fantasy, psychedelia, and humor. Their work has been included in exhibitions including the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, the San Jose Museum of Art, Boesky West, and is the subject of an upcoming survey at the Bass Museum of Art.
Go vertical in this playful sculpture workshop focusing on stacking, balancing, and stability. We’ll use familiar objects to make colorful columns and textured totems that defy gravity, revealing a jaw-dropping exhibition for family and friends at the end of the week.
Lace up your hiking boots and buckle your backpack in this high-alpine, action-painting workshop. Using paint, pastels, and found objects, we’ll paint in response to our surroundings, creating expressive abstract works of art that capture our feelings of the mountains in the moment.
Discover the power of drawing together as we mark, smudge, and smear surfaces with expressive lines, shapes, and tones, producing a series of unique abstract works in various materials. Individual and collective portfolios will be shared with family and new friends we’ve made.
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.
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.
Writing about your hero is not always easy. In this poignant, dramatic recounting of a five-day interview of acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace by fan/Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky, the aborted profile becomes an unexpected, highly personal eulogy.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.