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Learning events

  • Aug 24, 2022

    • Discover the early techniques of the moving image! This workshop will teach participants to create a thaumatrope.

      Free and open to the public.
      No registration is required.
      Drop in!

  • Aug 27, 2022

    • Recommended for teens and adults
      Free and open to all
      Registration Required

      Artist libi rose striegl shares a friendly introduction to the world of high-tech repair and re-use. Participants are invited to dismantle broken electronics for an exploratory dissection of their inner workings while discussing the world of Right To Repair, the importance of re-use, and the environmental challenges of our techno-world.

    • Recommended for teens and adults.
      Free and open to all.

      Registration Required

      Join artists Brad Gallagher and Sasha de Koninick for a greenscreen wearable interactive and participatory performance piece which invites viewers to “wear the museum.” Using handmade textiles and video from the Mountain / Time exhibition, images will be chroma keyed in real-time onto the green spaces of the textiles allowing participants to see themselves on a screen with the videos on their body.

  • Aug 31, 2022

    • In this workshop, we will experiment with acrylic mediums to create colorful translucent landscapes inspired by Gaetano Pesce’s use of inventive nontraditional materials.

      Free and open to the public.
      No registration is required.
      Drop in!

  • Sep 13, 2022

    • Free and open to all
      Registration Required

      Join DanceAspen’s in-house choreographers Matthew Gilmore and Kaya Wolsey at our Rooftop Café as they put their finishing touches on their new upcoming show. DanceAspen is preparing for two world premieres for their upcoming show New Horizons. This behind the scenes sneak peek will be on stage on September 23rd and 24th. Drinks and light bites will be available for purchase.

  • Oct 4, 2022

    • 3 PM Public Program

      Aspen Portfolio Review

      Aspen Portfolio Review Day is an exciting opportunity for students, their families, and anyone interested in receiving individual portfolio reviews from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago faculty, staff, and alumni.

  • Oct 15, 2022

    • To mark the final weekend of the exhibition My Dear Mountains by Gaetano Pesce—one of the world’s most influential living artists and creative minds—Aspen Art Museum hosted an online talk by international curator and scholar Glenn Adamson, followed by an in-conversation between Pesce and taste-shifter consultant Jenna Fletcher. The event will be introduced by AAM Curator-at-Large Stella Bottai

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