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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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Second night added! Limited capacity—RSVP required.
Email Kelsey Nemirov at email@example.com to reserve a seat.
Join us on the AAM rooftop on Saturday, October 10 at 7 p.m. for a second 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.
Create and combine different facial features like eyeballs, lips, ears, and noses to make silly faces and then apply them to rocks from outside! This activity is especially fun to make and trade with friends!
We are delighted to invite you to the third event in our “How To…” series for a behind-the-scenes look at how auction houses work to create value.
Knowing when the market will react well to an emerging or unknown artist at auction—and at what price—is the topic of this discussion between David Galperin, Head of Sotheby’s Evening Sales for the New York Contemporary Art Department, and Nina del Rio, who recently assumed leadership of Sotheby’s Advisory Services after fifteen years as Sotheby’s Head of Museum, Private and Corporate Art Sales, where she brought institutional and corporate collections to market.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.