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.
A Rural Arts Connect Online Collaboration
Enjoy a casual and virtual evening get-together with other folks in the Gunnison community at this down-to-earth program designed to get everyone connected and talking about art!
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.
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).
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.
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.
Today, we will learn how to make a low-budget loom out of cardboard and other easily accessible materials. Don’t forget to tune in!
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.
For our second installment of Making Art with Artists, artist and curator of The Roaring Fork Youth Art Expo Adam Stamp will provide a brief art history lesson about still life drawing and guide you through creating your own masterpiece.
Our next “How To…” session is a conversation with journalist Charlotte Burns and American museum director Philip Tinari. He will discuss the current cultural landscape in China, the UCCA’s upcoming Warhol show, and the artists he is looking at right now.
Philip Tinari is director and chief executive of UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. Since joining in 2011, he has led its transformation from a founder-driven private museum into China’s leading independent contemporary art institution, presenting a wide range of exhibitions and programs to an annual audience of over one million visitors. In 2018, UCCA opened a second location, UCCA Dune, in an award-winning building buried under the sand on the beach in Beidaihe. UCCA Edge, in Shanghai’s Jing’an district, will open in May 2021. A widely published writer, Tinari was founding editor of the magazine LEAP and is a contributing editor of Artforum. He was co-curator of the 2017 exhibition Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World at the Guggenheim and SFMOMA, and curator of the 2016 exhibition Bentu: Chinese Artists in a Time of Turbulence and Transformation at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a fellow of the Public Intellectuals Program of the National Committee on US-China Relations. Fluent in Mandarin, Tinari was a Fulbright scholar at Tsinghua, and holds degrees from Duke and Harvard
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.