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Aspen Art Museum

  • Sep 12, 2020

    • In collaboration with our presenting community partner Aspen Film and Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS), the AAM is proud to host two screenings of the newly restored 1959 classic Jazz on a Summer’s Day, considered one of the most extraordinary—and possibly the first—concert films ever made.

  • Sep 16, 2020

    • Join us this Wednesday on Art Studio Live! as we teach you how to make a fort using only two materials—newspaper and washi tape! When you’re done with your fort, you can use the newspaper to clean surfaces, wrap presents, etc.

  • Sep 23, 2020

    • Everyone loves opening gifts! Let’s make these presents more thoughtful and earth-friendly by using supplies we already have! This week, we will be learning how to make gift bows from magazines! They are beautiful and big, and best of all easy to make! Join Vanessa make gift-giving a little more sustainable!

  • Sep 30, 2020

    • Create beautiful weavings by using natural materials and old t-shirt or fabric scraps! This Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. (MT), make your own looms from found materials to create magical weavings!

  • Oct 1, 2020

    • We are delighted to invite you to the second event in our “How To…” series, a discussion about new ways of thinking about philanthropy in the arts.

      Deana Haggag is the president & CEO of United States Artists, a national arts funding organization based in Chicago, IL. Previously, she was the executive director of the Contemporary, a nomadic, non-collecting museum in Baltimore, MD, for four years. Haggag, who lectures extensively, is on the Board of Trustees of the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Artistic Director’s Council of Prospect.5, and the Advisory Council of Recess.

      United States Artists, typically a grant-making body, have adapted to the current health crisis and its impact on artists by distributing almost $20 million in the form of $5,000 emergency relief checks to artists around America.

  • Oct 6, 2020

    • 5 PM Teen Council

      Teen Council Meeting

      Teen Council meetings happen every other Tuesday from August to May. Through this program led by AAM Educator, Elisabeth Strunk, local teenagers create and implement events for their peers. The Council follows the motto, “For teens, by teens,” to make the Aspen Art Museum a fun place for youth in the Roaring Fork Valley.

  • Oct 7, 2020

    • This Wednesday, make a self-portrait using a recycled jar filled with personal treasures as the body! After we draw a small self-portrait, we’ll spend some time thinking about the things we identify with and collect to fill our jars!

  • Oct 9, 2020

    • We’re delighted to invite you to a members-only digital walk through of the Frieze Viewing Rooms on Opening Day, Wednesday, October 7, at 9 AM MT, led by Frieze Fairs Global Director Victoria Siddall. Victoria will take us on a brief tour of the platform and its new features, and focus on some of her personal highlights of this year’s Frieze London and Frieze Masters.

    • 4 PM Artist Coffee

      Artist Coffee

      Roaring Fork Valley artists are invited to join us for a cup of coffee to help celebrate the first in a brand-new series of weekly Friday afternoon artist gatherings at the AAM beginning Friday, October 9, at 4 p.m.

    • RSVP required—Email Kelsey Nemirov at to reserve a seat.

      Join us on the AAM rooftop Friday, October 9 at 7 p.m. for a special limited-attendance evening screening of award-winning documentary filmmaker Dennis Scholl’s film Lifeline—a portrait of American painter Clyfford Still—followed by a Q&A with Scholl.