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Aspen Art Museum


Learning events

  • Jul 22, 2019

    • Shapes, colors, and collages—oh my! Let’s create together in this 2-D workshop through the use of colors, scribbling, and dripping. Based on the work of Etel Adnan, we will use the artist’s process to create colorful landscapes!

    • How do you want to present yourself to the world? Participants will be encouraged to observe current trends and produce individual looks. We will repurpose fabrics 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 23, 2019

    • 6 PM Experience

      Music with a View

      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 24, 2019

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Jul 25, 2019

    • Jacqueline Humphries was born in New Orleans, in 1960, and lives and works in New York. Her paintings draw on various traditions of abstraction including gestural and geometric, hard-edge styles. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, and Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    • 10:30 AM Community

      Active Art: Whitcomb Terrace

      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.

    • One of William Shakespeare’s most adapted plays, Romeo and Juliet receives an ultramodern treatment in this nineties classic, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Set in the futuristic urban backdrop of “Verona Beach,” Romeo meets Juliet while crashing a costume party, and the two then grapple with their feuding families in order for their love—and their lives—to survive.

  • Jul 27, 2019

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Jul 29, 2019

    • Art and writing go hand-in-hand in this “wordshop,” inspired by the mixed-media artwork of Rashid Johnson. Combine poetry with paint to create new and inspirational works of art that capture the spirit of your favorite vacation destinations!

    • New York, London, Japan, Aspen! Expand your skills, style, and friendships in this advanced workshop for teens. Students will be given the tools and materials needed to conceive and create haute-couture fashion, while stretching teen fashion trends found around the globe with classical garment construction. These unique fashions will be presented to friends and family at an end-of-week Fashion Show.