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Aspen Art Museum


Learning events

  • May 19

    • One of the best things about screen printing is seeing your design come to life by adding various colors. Inspired by this month’s guest artist Ali O’Neal’s most recent line for the Green is the New Black Fashion Show, we’ll be playing with some lilacs and lime green colors. Join AAM Educator, Vanessa Porras, at 2:30 p.m. (MT), as we continue to work on old textiles to convert them into new and vibrant clothing patches.

  • May 23

    • 10:30 AM Make

      Sunday Workshop

      The AAM welcomes the community to participate in an art-making workshop hosted on our rooftop! Planned in collaboration with the High Country Sinfonia (HCS), we will be creating artwork together inspired by the a live performance. Sketching materials provided.

  • May 26

    • Join us to wrap up the month of May by learning how to sew on the handmade patches we’ve made inspired by local artist Ali O’Neal. Join us for Art Studio Live at 2:30 p.m. (MT), so you can learn how to revive and upcycle garments in need of a little TLC.

  • Jun 4

    • 11:30 AM Together

      Artist Coffee

      Artist Coffee is an informal gathering of artists from the local community to connect with the museum and each other, to exchange ideas, and discuss the role of art and the artist in the current moment. A group of 8-10 artists signs up to attend a 1 ½ hour session with refreshments in the cafe.

  • Jun 6

    • 10:30 AM Make

      Member Workshop

      Family members are invited to join us on our roofdeck at the AAM for an art-making experience for all! Inspired by the mountain view from the rooftop, participants will be creating mixed media mountain collages together.

  • Jun 12

    • 10:30 AM Experience

      Art in the Outdoors

      Provides people of all ages with the opportunity to take art outside the museum walls. Led by museum educators and special guests, each session aims to spark creativity and wonder through activities in and around Aspen. Participants can pre order and pick up a Brown Bag Lunch at So Cafe’. More information and registration coming soon.

  • Jun 14

    • 9:30 AM Make

      Summer Workshops

      PreK children (ages 4 – 5 years) are invited to join us at the AAM for a week of creating art and making music! The AAM and Aspen Music Festival and School will be collaborating to provide kids with the chance to make their own instruments and design their own performance for a celebration at the end of the week.

  • Jun 19

    • 8 PM Experience

      DisAbility Film Festival

      DisAbility Film Festival
      An in person film festival presented in partnership with Western Colorado University’s Communication Arts/Film and Education Departments.

      Opening remarks will be presented by Dr. Tara Mason, Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education, and Jack Lucido, Professor of Communication Arts, Director of Film Studies and Chair of CALL Department.

      About the DisAbility Film Festival:
      Our mission is to raise awareness of the triumphs within inclusive education. We believe there are issues related to social justice & lack of educational opportunity for students served in special education. We want to explore creative pedagogy that serves students within inclusive classroom environments using film as a launchpad for discussion, advocacy and change in special education.

  • Jun 20

    • 10:30 AM Make

      Sunday Workshop

      The AAM welcomes the community to participate in an art-making workshop hosted on Level 3! Planned in collaboration with the museum’s Access Community Advisory Council, we will be creating artwork together inspired by the natural environment of the Roaring Fork Valley.

  • Jun 21

    • 9:30 AM Make

      Summer Workshops

      Children ages 6 – 8 years are invited to join us for art adventures at the AAM. Inspired by art and the natural world around us, come ready to create artwork incorporating written word! The week will end with a celebration which includes a poetry slam!