Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
590 N Mill St, Aspen, Colorado 81611| Map |
Contemporary art fans or those just in need of a break from the elements will definitely appreciate the Aspen Art Museum. Established in 1979, this free cultural facility is internationally recognized and showcases a fantastic revolving collection of modern works. The innovative museum offers interesting features such as cell phone audio tours and artCARTS, free art supplies stationed throughout the museum to encourage sketching and creativity. Currently housed in a former hydroelectric plant along the lovely Rio Grande Trail, the utilitarian surroundings are the perfect backdrop for this family-friendly destination. Kids and teens might be surprised by their Aspen Art Museum experience. The museum’s family workshops are inclusive of all children regardless of age and feature a wide variety of hands-on art projects. Plus, the fantastic kid's and teen's day camps help youth develop their artistic skills with themes, such as the food-filled Art Feast, patriotic Stars and Stripes and the muddy Mad Potters. The museum also houses an amazing gift shop filled with great art-centric souvenirs.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Visitors should inquire about upcoming family-friendly performances at the Wheeler Opera House.
Address: 590 N Mill St, Aspen, Colorado 81611| Map
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Thu 10 am - 7 pm; Sun 12 pm - 6 pm. Closed Mondays and major holidays More Info
Price: Free More Info