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  • Mar 29

    • 1:30 PM Community

      Active Art: Aspen Art Museum

      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.

  • Mar 30

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Apr 2

    • Making sure art and creativity are at the heart of your child’s development, this free drop-in program for 0–5 year-olds and their caregivers explores fun ways to interact through art.

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

    • 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.

  • Apr 3

    • 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.

  • Apr 4

    • 4 PM Community

      Story Art: Carbondale

      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.

    • Ingrid Schaffner is a curator, art critic, writer, and educator specializing in contemporary art. She is the curator of the 57th Carnegie International (2018–19) at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA. From 2000 to 2015, Schaffner directed the exhibition program at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. She serves as the 2019 AAM Curator in Residence.

  • Apr 6

    • 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.