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  • Aug 1, 2023

    • 5 PM Aspen ArtWeek

      Aspen ArtWeek Welcome Party

      Limited to AAM Members and ArtCrush Guests

      Join Aspen Art Museum and Prada in celebrating the start of Aspen ArtWeek with a Welcome Party hosted at the Museum. ArtCrush Gala auction works will be displayed for patrons to view. The party features music by DJ Cardamami.

  • Aug 2, 2023

    • Free and open to the public
      Registration required.

      In conjunction with the current show A Lover’s Discourse, participating artists Guglielmo Castelli (b. 1987, Italy), Chase Hall (b. 1993, USA), Stanislava Kovalcikova (b. 1988, Czechoslovakia) and Zeinab Saleh (b. 1996, Kenya) come together in a panel, moderated by AAM Curator-at-Large Stella Bottai, to discuss their work and the making of the exhibition, in which their paintings are juxtaposed with pieces borrowed from private collections in Aspen.

  • Aug 3, 2023

    • 12–4 PM
      Free and open to the public
      *Registration required
      Artist Matt Copson, with composer Oliver Leith, will present a multi-sensory installation within the caves of Aspen’s storied Smuggler Mine. Celebrated for his virtuosic laser animations, innovative theater works and his 2022 opera *Last Days
      made also in collaboration with Leith, Copson will develop a site-specific, immersive environment that draws from the mine’s organic and built architectures to create a singular audiovisual world.

    • Free and open to the public.
      Registration Required

      Please join us on the rooftop of the Aspen Art Museum for a conversation between Komal Shah and Sarah Douglas to celebrate Making Their Mark: Art by Women in the Shah Garg Collection, a new publication edited by Mark Godfrey and Katy Siegel.

    • Free and open to the public

      Join artist Roberto Lugo at his Aspen Art Museum rooftop Bodega and purchase ceramics made by the artist in support of the museum.

      As part of the Aspen Art Museum’s ArtCrush Auction Exhibition, acclaimed Philadelphia-based artist, activist, and educator Roberto Lugo collaborates with his representing gallery, R & Company, and the Aspen Art Museum to transform his widely-recognized digital platform, The Village Potter, into a physical storefront.

    • Free and open to the public
      Registration Required
      Limited Seating

      Hailed in contemporary art circles for her nuanced collaborations with artists such as Isaac Julien and Kahlil Joseph, and widely renowned for her once-in-a-generation talent, singer and songwriter Alice Smith, accompanied by pianist, Dennis Hamm, will perform a small, intimate set on the Aspen Art Museum’s rooftop against the backdrop of Aspen Mountain.

    • Free and open to the public
      Registration Required

      Following major performances at New York City’s MoMA PS1 and Melbourne’s Rising Festival, as well as Aspen Art Museum’s own 2023 Youth Art Expo, Poncili Creación returns to the mountains to stage a newly commissioned puppet performance for Aspen ArtWeek.

  • Aug 4, 2023

    • Free and open to the public

      Prior to the Artist Honoree Talk with Nairy Baghramian, Nicola Lees, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, please join us for an invigorating morning hike along the Hunter Creek Loop on Smuggler Mountain.

      With special thanks to Erin Leider-Pariser.

    • Free and open to the public
      Registration required

      Please join us for a conversation between Nairy Baghramian, this year’s recipient of the Aspen Award for Art, curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and Nicola Lees, Nancy and Bob Magoon Director of the Aspen Art Museum.

    • 6 PM Aspen ArtWeek

      ArtCrush Gala 2023

      Every August, the Aspen Art Museum hosts three days of performances, talks, and celebrations of art, culminating in our annual ArtCrush summer gala. Aspen ArtWeek honors those whose creativity and vision have the greatest impact on the field of contemporary art.