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  • Jul 22

    • 10 am Experience

      Mandala Sand Painting

      From July 18–22, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a temporary mandala sand painting on Level 3 of the Aspen Art Museum as part of their annual visit to Aspen. Visitors are invited to watch the creation of this temporal artwork during regular museum hours.

    • From July 18–22, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a temporary mandala sand painting on Level 3 of the Aspen Art Museum as part of their annual visit to Aspen. Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, Founder and Spiritual Director of the Drepung Loseling Monastery and Professor of Practice at Emory University, will present the lecture “Mandala: The Roadmap to Enlightenment.”

    • From July 18–22, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a temporary mandala sand painting on Level 3 of the Aspen Art Museum as part of their annual visit to Aspen. Visitors are invited to watch the creation of this temporal artwork during regular museum hours. Please join us for this special closing ceremony.

  • Jul 23

    • Building is for the birds in this hands-on workshop where we will design and build take-home habitats out of natural and found materials for feathered friends. These unique sculptures will be both practical and beautiful homes for outdoor creatures!

    • Below the earth, Aspen’s rocks, minerals, soil, fossils, and crystals are waiting to be discovered! Daily observations and digs will provide the material for colorful charts, maps, and textiles that collectively tell a visual story of our local history. An installation of objects and artworks will be on display at the end of the session.

    • Become an eco-friendly designer! Students will be encouraged to dive into the future needs of fashion by creating a variety of sustainable fabrics, repurposing while developing the sewing skills necessary to create cool couture. We’ll wear and share our finished projects at a fashion show at the end of the week!

  • Jul 24

    • 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.

  • Jul 25

    • On his way to school, Bastian ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies and finds a book called The Neverending Story. As the fantastical story unfolds, Bastian reads a description of himself in the book and realizes he must enter the book in order to save the magic kingdom of Fantasia.

  • Jul 26

    • On his way to school, Bastian ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies and finds a book called The Neverending Story. As the fantastical story unfolds, Bastian reads a description of himself in the book and realizes he must enter the book in order to save the magic kingdom of Fantasia.

    • How do interviews reveal truth? What questions make artists open up? In this public dialogue, a conversation between Serpentine Galleries Artistic Director, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and AAM Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director, Heidi Zuckerman, will reveal reflections on the journey that unfolds in her new book Conversations with Artists, which features more than thirty prominent contemporary artists in personal, illuminating conversations.

  • Jul 29

    • Abraham Cruzvillegas was born in Mexico City, in 1968, where he continues to live and work. Since 2007, he has created a body of sculptures and installations that investigate what he calls autoconstrucción (“self-construction”), working with found materials and assemblage in reference to everyday practices also found in urban landscapes. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru, Tate Modern, London, Carré d’Art - musée d’art contemporain de Nîmes, France, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, and Kunsthaus Zürich.