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  • Jul 10

    • 10:30 AM Experience

      Postponed
      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 12

    • 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.

  • Jul 13

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.

  • Jul 20

    • 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 22

    • 5 PM Questrom Lecture Series

      Artist Talk:
      Jill Magid and Evan Moffitt

      Aspen Art Museum Rooftop

      5-5:30 PM Drink reception
      5:30-6 PM Discussion
      6 PM Film Screening

      Free and open to the public

      Please Register Here

      Critic Evan Moffitt will be in conversation with artist Jill Magid to discuss her film The Proposal (2018, 87 minutes).

  • Jul 26

    • 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.

  • Jul 28

    • 2:30 PM Art Studio Live!

      Art Studio Live
      Fanel Reyes

      Join us today at 2:30pm MT and meet Fanel Reyes from Oaxaca, MX. Fanel is a ceramic artist as well as an illustrator. Fanel works primarily with locally sourced clay called Donají, which is extracted from a mountain near her city. She has inherited her knowledge from a lineage of traditional potters who have taught her how to burnish her ceramic pieces using quartz and master the technique of bonfire-firing.There are over 70 pottery communities from the coast to the mountains of Oaxaca. Learn more about this fascinating artist and her practice. We hope you join us!

      Acompañanos hoy a las 2:30 pm MT y conoce a Fanel Reyes de Oaxaca, MX. Fanel es artista de cerámica además de ilustradora. Fanel trabaja principalmente con barro de origen local llamado Donají, que se extrae de una montaña cerca de su ciudad. Ella ha heredado sus conocimientos de un linaje de alfareros tradicionales que le han enseñado a pulir sus piezas de cerámica con cuarzo y a dominar la técnica de la quema. Hay más de 70 comunidades alfareras desde la costa hasta las montañas de Oaxaca. Aprenda más sobre esta fascinante artista y su práctica. ¡Esperamos que te unas a la conversación!