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  • 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

    • Join us on our Rooftop Café for free unique ice pops and a beautiful garden view.

      Time: 1–5 PM

    • 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 7, 2022

    • Join us on our Rooftop Café for free unique ice pops and a beautiful garden view.

      Time: 1–5 PM

    • In this activity we will focus on the artwork by Doug Aitken. The displacement of wild animals is a highlighted concept in his work. Students will choose an animal and create two environments where that animal could live or choose to migrate.

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

  • Sep 9, 2022

    • 5 PM Mountain / Time

      Special Screening:
      Smuggler Mine

      Free and Open to the Public
      At Capacity

      On the final weekend of the Mountain / Time exhibition, Aspen Art Museum presents a special screening event at the abandoned Smuggler Mine in Aspen, Colorado. Artist Cauleen Smith will present GIMME SHELTER CINEGLYPHS throughout the mine’s interior. Simultaneously, two film programs curated by Curator at Large Anisa Jackson and Film Scholar Michael B. Gillespie will be screened outside of the mine in response to the site.

  • Sep 10, 2022

    • 6 PM Mountain / Time

      Film Screening
      LA Skins

      Free and open to the public

      Join us for a special screening for the closing weekend of Mountain / Time.

      The LA Skins Fest—an annual festival that celebrates Native American filmmaking—is partnering with Aspen Art Museum to showcase a series of engaging short films that focus on Ute Mountain Ute Tribes’ (UMUT) tribal resilience.

      These films will highlight culture, shared values, a strong sense of identity, and contemporary tribal struggles facing the indigenous community.

  • 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.

  • Sep 25, 2022

    • Join us for a unique culinary celebration of the art of mountain farming and the magic of seed!

      Local chefs from Bosq and The Farmer and Chef join Pitkin County seed breeder and farming innovator Casey Piscura in celebration of 10 years of seed development in the Roaring Fork Valley. We also celebrate 128 years of continual farming at Sunfire Ranch and the third year of innovative local farming non-profit Seed Peace!