Get Inspired: Aspen Summer Workshops
Being geographically small-ish doesn’t stop organizations within Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley from offering plenty of year round enrichment opportunities. Throughout each season, locals and visitors alike can opt from a variety of options to include crafts, activities and plenty of insights from devoted experts. From the arts to the outside, people are drawn to this community—and choose to stay here—for this immense diversity. With so much going on this summer, now’s your chance to get signed up and get involved!
Anderson Ranch Arts Center
To enrich lives with art, inspiration and community. That is the mission for Anderson Ranch Arts Center, celebrating 50 years in 2016. Summer workshops include ceramics, woodworking, digital arts, painting and sculpting for all ages, levels and experiences.
Aspen Art Museum
The modern Aspen Art Museum is committed to it’s mission to present the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art through revolving exhibits, immersion, and educational programming. Their family workshops allow for the exploration and creation of works of art to cherish for years to come.
The Art Base
Embracing the mantra that every age has creative abilities, The Art Base has a mission to invest in that potential to create artists in the community. Providing exhibit space, events, lectures and workshops for all, they take a refreshing approach to art and family. Sunday Crafternoons is open to drop-ins inspired by art-full projects.
Aspen Historical Society
From hoedowns to history hikes, the Aspen Historical Society works to enrich the community by preserving and communicating Aspen’s remarkable history with a unique style, synonymous with the unpretentious vibe of Aspen. New this season, Aspen History Hikes will introduce you to ranching history, hidden treasures and mining insights.
Dedicated to conserving over 3 million acres designated as the White River National Forest, Wilderness Workshop is a watchdog for federal public lands. Keeping members and the public educated and engaged is key to staying on track with their work involving oil and gas development, forests and wildlife and recreation uses. Free wilderness hikes throughout the summer introduce participants to areas of effort throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.
Roaring Fork Conservancy
Bringing people together to explore, value and protect the Roaring Fork watershed, the Roaring Fork Conservancy serves the community through action programs, initiatives and restoration efforts. Sharing information with the public in several distinctive areas—Roaring Fork, Crystal River, Frying Pan and Roaring Fork Watershed—creates opportunities for exploration on float trips and watershed hikes with experts.
At Palladium Properties, we know about offering everything expertly. We are looking forward to a busy summer season filled with opportunities to discover—and rediscover—what a great place we get to live and play in. Contact our professionals for first hand insights and inspiration.