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Aspen Art Museum


24-Hour Grand Opening (continued)

Aug 9, 2014
12:00 AM

Silent Dance Party

Level 3, 12–2 am

DJ Naka G provides a live soundtrack to a dance party through wireless headphones on Level 3 until the early hours of the morning.

Derek Jarman’s Blue

Education Workshop, 2–3:30 am

The final feature film of the late Derek Jarman narrates his experience of life, AIDS-related health complications, and approaching death, set to a saturated blue backdrop and expressive soundscape.

Dream Interpretation Activity

Gallery 4, 3–7 am

Tapping into the subconscious, this alternative gallery experience allows participants to sleep inside the Tomma Abts exhibition, awaking in the morning for a facilitated group interpretation of your dreams and the possible connections to works on view. Large beanbags and blankets will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Sunrise Yoga

Level 3, 7–9 am

A yoga class and meditation session led by Gina Murdock on the Roof Deck, accompanied by the continuation of the piano performance Vexations. Light breakfast will be served. (Collaboration with Aspen Yoga Society)

Family Workshop

Education Workshop, 9–11 am

Explore both familiar and unusual organic shapes in the Rosemarie Trockel exhibition. Families with children of all ages will consider the ways in which the artist creates sculptures, and are invited to create their own clay formations in response.


Grand Staircase, 11 am–12 pm

Young performers from Theatre Aspen’s Summer Teen Conservatory provide a musical look into the aspects of humanity found in labor and work. (Collaboration with Theatre Aspen)

Cooking Demonstration and Special Lunch Menu

Café, 12–2 pm

Julia and Allen Domingos, culinary partners of the new AAM, host a tasting session with stations that feature flavors from the new café menu.

With Liberty And Justice For All

Panel Discussion
Commons, 2–3:30 pm

An interdisciplinary conversation addresses pressing civil rights issues of the twenty-first century in response to Jim Hodges’s outdoor installation. Participants include Jeff Chang, Stanford University; Jane Saks, Project&; Gloria Stoga, Puppies Behind Bars; and Todd Breyfogle, the Aspen Institute. (Collaboration with the Aspen Institute)