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Aspen Art Museum

  • Aug 11, 2019

    • 9 AM Experience

      Temporary Tattoo Station

      As a reference to the first artwork encountered by visitors to the new Aspen Art Museum, temporary tattoos by Tattly featuring Jim Hodges’s work With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) will be available from Level 3 throughout the course of the second day of the Whole Celebration.

    • 10 AM Experience

      Community Brunch

      Nourish your mind, body, and spirit through a community brunch. The AAM’s culinary partners Allen and Julia Domingos have designed a special menu using fresh produce sourced through The Farm Collaborative.

    • Richard Tuttle was born in Rahway, NJ, in 1941, and lives and works in New Mexico and New York. Tuttle’s practice integrates painting, sculpture, poetry, assemblage, and drawing to create poetic interventions on the human experience. His work was on view at the AAM in 2005–06, and he is returning to Aspen to participate in The Whole Celebration’s twenty-four-hour celebration of the AAM’s anniversary.

    • 1 PM Experience

      Fireside Oral Histories

      Join around Oscar Tuazon’s Fire Worship to rekindle memories of the Aspen Art Museum from the last forty years. This marathon-style session will draw on voices that are to be featured in a new publication by the AAM, including individuals who participated in StoryCorps recordings in 2018. This warm gathering will collectively trace the oral history of the museum through two-minute anecdotes.

    • 2 PM Make

      Family Workshops

      Monthly drop-in Family Workshops at the AAM are designed to provide children ages 3–10 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.

    • 4 PM Experience

      AAM Sounds: Whitacre

      As a lively close to the Whole Celebration, the AAM welcomes Whitacre for an outdoor concert around Oscar Tuazon’s Fire Worship. With sold-out shows and rising streaming popularity around their recently released EP Within the Mountains’ Shadows, Whitacre blurs the lines of folk, indie rock, and bluegrass music. Their thought-provoking, positive lyrics and high-energy live performances provide a spirited ending note to close the twenty-four-hour program.

  • Aug 12, 2019

    • Have you ever seen a sculpture that looks like a drawing? Or a drawing that looks like a sculpture? Now is your chance to bend dimensions with your art skills! Join us to make new and exciting artworks through the combination of 2-D and 3-D techniques.

    • Taking cues from the flora and fauna around us, young artists will combine natural and human-made materials—such as faux fur, reflective surfaces, pinecones, and twigs—to create masks and costumes for pretend play and animated tales about life in the Rocky Mountains. Family and friends are invited to a performative art show at the end of the week!

  • Aug 13, 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.

  • Aug 14, 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.