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  • Aug 21

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

    • In his feature film debut, Rashid Johnson finds a transcendent new life for Richard Wright’s pivotal novel, Native Son. Bigger “Big” Thomas is portrayed by Ashton Sanders as an outsider, an Afro-punk young man struggling to find his place in society. When he finds a job as a chauffeur for a wealthy family, it sets in motion a devastating chain of events. What follows is a heartbreaking and still-relevant revival Wright’s original story.

  • Aug 24

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Aug 28

    • 10:30 AM Community

      Active Art: Heritage Park

      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.

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Aug 30

    • 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.

  • Aug 31

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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

  • Sep 3

    • 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.

    • 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.

  • Sep 4

    • 1 PM Tour

      Guided Tour

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