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Aspen Art Museum

  • May 12, 2020

    • Join the AAM and a group of special guests on Monday, May 3, 5–7 p.m. (MT) to learn about a host of careers in the art world—artists, graphic designers, art educators, gallerists, museum professionals, and curators. This course will include a panel discussion and plenty of time for Q+A!

  • May 13, 2020

    • It’s time to repurpose those objects lying around your home to turn them into Marbled Monsters or Recycled Robots! Tune in today at 2:30 p.m. (MT) and we’ll teach you how to make marbled paper that bring yours to life “See” you then!

  • May 14, 2020

    • The second year of the Aspen Art Museum’s (AAM) Artist Fellowship program will conclude with four online project presentations by 2019–20 artist fellows Curt Carpenter, Marilyn Lowey, Lauren Peterson, and Teal Roberts Wilson on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 5 p.m. via the online platform, Zoom. Each AAM fellow will present individual work and discuss their nine-month fellowship experience.

  • May 15, 2020

    • AAM exhibiting artist Oscar Murillo delves into the idea of being grounded as he spends time in his small hometown in the mountains of Colombia, finding sites of slowness and solitude in the local rural landscape. What is it like to be a global artist residing in a single location? Murillo looks to his flight # drawing series, often drafted on airplanes, in hotels, and other liminal spaces. Murillo asks viewers to consider what makes them feel present and, ultimately, liberated in this particular moment, one in which we may pause, reboot, and reset.

  • May 20, 2020

    • In this week’s Art Studio Live!, we will use recycled toilet paper tubes to make our own unique toy cars! Please join us this Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. (MT) on Instagram Live for a step-by-step tutorial. Vroom! Vroom!

  • May 22, 2020

    • AAM Educator and artist Teresa Booth Brown creates abstract geometric collages. Her presentation will invoke meditative experiences to lead viewers through a guided looking experience—focusing first on a single spot within a composition, then outward to explore a wider perspective. Booth Brown will also discuss her artistic practice with emphasis on her influences and recent projects.

  • May 24, 2020

    • Join the AAM and our special guests on Monday, May 24, from 5–6:30 p.m. (MT) for an informal portfolio review. In this session, you will be able to apply all the new knowledge you’ve gained from the Art School Prep series and discuss five artwork submissions of your choice. Spaces are very limited, so please apply soon.

  • May 27, 2020

    • Join our AAM School, Youth, & Family Programs Manager, Elisabeth, and her niece, Anya, on Instagram Live for Art Studio Live!, to learn how to make your own papier-mâché masks. A good and messy time is sure to be had by all!

  • May 29, 2020

    • AAM exhibiting artist Abraham Cruzvillegas recently remarked that “slowing down is much more work than I imagined!” For many of us, this period is marked by new modes of efficiency and ingenuity which call into question our previously unquestioned processes of creative production. Cruzvillegas has spent much of his time in quarantine in his apartment in Paris, a city with a historical relationship to enclosure. He has since relocated to the French countryside, where he discusses how his daily life as an artist has shifted, how he has set new patterns, and what he has learned so far.

  • Jun 12, 2020

    • As an artist, how can one find a place for themselves when the dominant narrative sometimes diverges from their experience and values? How can one make the structure of critique useful? Breaking down the idea of the monolithic voice, especially as it relates to art, is an important part of Brooklyn-based artist and arts professor Damien Davis’s practice.