The Japanese artist Takashi Murakami combines highly refined classical Japanese painting techniques with distinctive Pop sensibilities. Known for his “Superflat” style, directly influenced by manga and anime, the artist creates works that explode with color and playfulness. For the 2015–16 ski season, in collaboration with Aspen Skiing Company, Murakami has produced four unique images, all of which embody his trademark visual aesthetic.
This after-school program for kids in Grades K–4 is held most Wednesdays during the school year at the AAM. Museum educators lead classes that include activities in the gallery and take-home projects.<br><br>
Limited class size; prior registration strongly encouraged.
Donald Chong is a founding partner of Toronto-based architecture firm Williamson Chong Architects, whose design approach privileges specificities of context, materials research, building performance, and client-based collaboration. Chong is a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and recipient of several awards, including the 2012 Professional Prix de Rome, the Toronto Urban Design Award, and the 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the RAIC.
The AAM’s Architecture Lecture Series (ALS) brings world-renowned architects to Aspen to discuss the role of public architecture in our society and how its form, style, and purpose impact our engineered landscapes. As a series of free public presentations, ALS sparks dialogue about the role of architecture in our community and beyond.
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–6 PM
General operating support is provided by Colorado Creative Industries. CCI and its activities are made possible through an annual appropriation from the Colorado General Assembly and federal funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.