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  • Jun 23, 2021

    • Printing a relief print is an art in-and-of itself. Everything matters, from the type of ink to the paper you use. Today, at 2:30 p.m. (MT), AAM Educator Vanessa Porras will dive into artist José Lopez’s methods of printing and creating editions. You’ll also learn simple at-home techniques that will allow you to print without a press!

      Imprimir una placa en relieve es un arte en sí mismo. Todo importa, desde el tipo de tinta que utilizas hasta el papel. Hoy, a las 2:30 pm MT, la educadora de AAM, Vanessa Porras, se sumergirá en los métodos de impresión y creación de ediciones de José Lopez. También aprenderás formas sencillas en casa en las que puedes imprimir sin una prensa.

  • Jun 28, 2021

    • 9:30 AM Make

      Summer Workshops

      Children ages 9 – 11 years are invited to join us for art adventures at the AAM. Inspired by art, dance, and the natural world around us, come ready to create wearable works of art and performance art pieces! This workshop is in collaboration with VOICES.

  • Jun 30, 2021

    • Join us at 2:30pm MT for Art Studio Live! We’ll be finishing up our prints with a quick demonstration on how to add gold leaf with AAM educator Vanessa. Learn about the different ways to edition your prints inspired by artist José Lopez’s methods. We’ll have time to answer printmaking questions. Hope to see you there!

  • Jul 3, 2021

    • 6:30 PM Experience

      The Sandlot

      Join us on the rooftop for a screening of The Sandlot, a baseball-inspired photo station, an art-making experience, and refreshments. It will be fun for the entire family!

  • Jul 4, 2021

    • Express your freedom!

      Stop by the AAM between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to make a festive 4th of July decoration to wear or to adorn your bike, scooter, or stroller! Choose from streamers, stars, stripes, and more!

      Free, no registration required.

  • Jul 10, 2021

    • 10:30 AM Experience

      Art in the Outdoors

      Registration Required

      What can we learn by looking closely?
      Join guest artist Don Stuber for a morning of observation, conversation, and creativity. Starting at the Walter Isaacson Center, we’ll take an easy stroll to Stone River, built by renowned British artist Andy Goldsworthy, and end at a small shaded pond. Participants will be encouraged to explore their natural surroundings using microscopic hand lenses and create art inspired by their observations.

  • Jul 13, 2021

    • Registration Required

      Presented in collaboration with the Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS), this free and inclusive chamber concert series features one-hour performances by the most advanced AMFS students and visiting musicians in Aspen.

  • Jul 14, 2021

    • Join us today at 2:30 p.m. MT on Instagram Live for an interview with Dave Durrance and a glance at his studio. Dave is a local Aspenite. He began studying art in high school and he earned his BFA in painting at the University of Denver in 1968. He lives in Carbondale and works out of his home studio. Growing up in Aspen in the 1950s and 1960s, Dave was influenced by the work of Herbert Bayer and the works of other Bauhaus artists.

  • Jul 18, 2021

    • 10:30 AM Make

      Sunday Workshop

      Registration Required

      Come ready to move!

      The AAM welcomes the community to play and engage through art making and movement. Planned in collaboration with CoMotion Dance Company, participants can choose from a variety of guided activities located throughout the museum specifically designed with all types of movers in mind.

  • Jul 19, 2021

    • Hallam Lake serves as the magical backdrop for imagination, play and the creation of art through a variety of mediums. The Aspen Art Museum and Aspen Center for Environmental Studies are excited to announce their collaborative Summer Workshops for kids entering Kindergarten in Fall 2021! Participants will learn about bugs, trees, animals and flowers, and create artwork based on inspiration from each theme! Nature lends itself to fun and games and the opportunity to create playful art.