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.
Active Art invites seniors to engage in the social dimensions of art. Each month, museum Educators bring free, memory-enhancing activities to the assisted living communities of Whitcomb Terrace in Aspen and Heritage Park in Carbondale.
Saturday, March 7, 9:30 AM–5 PM
Sunday, March 8, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
This two-day retreat for educators who teach K–12 level students in schools and nonprofit organizations will provide opportunities for creating, critiquing, and connecting through the lens of contemporary art. This event is hosted with leaders in the field of art and museum education.
First come, first served with prior registration only
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.