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Learning events

  • Jan 19, 2021

    • The AAM and English in Action are teaming up to present a lighthearted three-part online program specifically designed to get pairs talking about contemporary art. This program begins with a lively overview of current AAM exhibitions with a museum educator and concludes with an interactive Happy Hour.

      Pairs are invited to book a visit to the AAM in-person by reserving a time between January 20 and February 2.

    • 7:30 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.

  • Jan 20, 2021

    • So, how do you make a reduction print? This Wednesday we’ll be printing our first and final batch of thank-you cards! A reduction print is the process of using the block to print the first portion of the design and carving it again to finalize it. Want to learn more? Don’t forget to tune in!

  • Jan 21, 2021

    • 4 PM Teen Artists Meeting

      Teen Artists Meeting

      Teen Artists will meet with and learn from AAM staff, guest artists, and our creative community partners at Anderson Ranch. They will explore and build their art-making skills and present their work to the public in the spring.

  • Jan 24, 2021

    • Join Aspen Art Museum Educator Vanessa Porras and Teen Council member Erica on Zoom for a free, three-session mindfulness and yoga course for teens. The yoga portion is designed for beginners with no prior experience necessary. Sessions held on Sunday, January 17, 24, and 31 from 10–11 a.m. (MT).

  • Jan 25, 2021

    • 11 AM Active Art

      Active Art at Home

      This special presentation will focus on Winterfest: An Exhibition of Arts and Crafts with special guest, exhibiting artist, Richard Carter.

  • Jan 27, 2021

    • Final step! We’ve made it through such a long way, and your cards are almost ready! This is the most satisfying and rewarding part! Tune in this Friday as we decorate our cards with a bit of gold.

    • 4 PM Teen Curators

      Teen Curators Meeting

      The Teen Curators program allows participants to gain insight into different styles of curatorial practice. In this brand-new iteration of what has become a signature AAM highlight for teens, each curator will design their own creative project with support from museum staff.

  • Jan 28, 2021

    • Veit Laurent Kurz, the architect of Winterfest: An Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, will be in conversation with the exhibition’s curator Saim Demircan. Together, they will elaborate on their collaborative process and discuss the history of experimental and organic architecture that has influenced Veit Laurent Kurz’s practice. They will also provide special insight into individual works included in Winterfest and touch on the intersection of art and design in Aspen.

  • Jan 30, 2021

    • For this lesson, join artist and guest educator Lewis Rossignol as he demonstrates how to combine drawing with clipped photos or other two-dimensional items. He’ll help you brainstorm ideas on how to loosen up in your creative process and figure out what to draw when you’re not feeling creative.