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Aspen Art Museum


Educator Notes:
Mickalene Thomas:
Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities

Each exhibition is accompanied by Educator Notes, which provide an exhibition overview, guided questions for conversation, and suggested activities.

AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund.

AAM exhibitions are made possible by the Marx Exhibition Fund. General exhibition support is provided by the Toby Devan Lewis Visiting Artist Fund.

Support for Mickalene Thomas’s residency and exhibition is provided by the Gabriela and Ramiro Garza Distinguished Artist in Residence Fund. Additional support is provided by the AAM National Council, The Etkin Family Digital Media and Moving Image Fund, and Roberta and Michael Joseph. Mickalene Thomas’s Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit