Art Aspen 2018: Programming

Thursday, July 26

VIP Opening Night Preview5-9pm | Aspen Ice Garden

Exclusive first look access to Art Aspen. Meet and greet with galleries over hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while experiencing this dynamic marketplace of important art. Opening Night Preview to benefit The Art Base.

Friday, July 27

Aspen Sojourner Cocktail Reception to Benefit RESPONSE5-7pm | Aspen Ice Garden

Join us for a special cocktail reception to benefit RESPONSE. Enjoy complimentary light bites along with signature cocktails, provided by Reyka Vodka and Milagro Tequila. Presented by Aspen SoJourner.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Nicole Shorette at nicole.shorette@urban-expo.com

Sunday, July 29

Walk and Talk with Artist Marc Dennis11am | Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Booth A7

Join Marc Dennis for an Artist Walk and Talk Sunday, July 29 at 11am. Dennis is an American artist known for his hyper-realistic paintings that celebrate the subversive potential of beauty and explore the charged subjects of identity, pleasure and power. Interested in transformative possibilities Dennis merges various movements throughout the western art historical canon with modern troped in order to create clever, provocative and fresh paintings with rich hype, narrative and humor where art, history, nature, politics and pop culture intersect. Represented by Melissa Morgan Fine Art.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Nicole Shorette at nicole.shorette@urban-expo.com

Art & Place Home Tour5-7pm | To be Announced*

Join Dianne and Jim Light at their beautiful home ideally situated on the banks of the Roaring Fork River with special guest Christina Medved, Watershed Education Director at the Roaring Fork Conservancy for an enlightening conversation regarding connections between environmental stewardship and the visual arts. Bonus: Dianne will offer a tour of her ceramics studio and visual arts collection inspired by her family’s long-time commitment to supporting local artists. Presented by The Art Base Council.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to allison@theartbase.org by July 23. * Event address will be provided by July 27 to those who have RSVP’d.