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  • 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!

  • 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

  • Nov 3, 2022

  • Nov 4, 2022

    • Join exhibiting artist Jeffrey Gibson and Nancy and Bob Magoon Director Nicola Lees for a conversation on Friday, November 4, at 6 PM MT, to celebrate the opening of THE SPIRITS ARE LAUGHING, now on view on our rooftop and galleries.