June 20 until
Apr 25, 2020

bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen

Aspen Historical Society

Location: Wheeler/Stallard Museum Times: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The exhibit is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00AM – 5:00PM.  Please note the exhibit will be closed on Thursday, July 4th.

Aspen Historical Society presents “bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen” opening December 4th as part of Bauhaus 100: Aspen, a community-wide celebration of the centenary of the German art school Bauhaus. This new exhibit delves into the profound, but often unnoticed, influence of Herbert Bayer’s work on Aspen, Colorado. Following his arrival in 1945, Bayer’s Bauhaus ethos and artistic vision began to shape the modern aesthetic and way of life in the Aspen community. He pioneered historic preservation in the area, designed a Bauhaus-inspired campus at the Aspen Institute, influenced local architecture, built innovative earthworks, and helped guide the community’s cultural and philosophic values. Aspen Historical Society’s never-before-exhibited Bayer collection offers a unique view into his extensive works, both fine art and commercial. The exhibit will share a glimpse into Bayer’s lasting influence through preliminary sketches, original prints, textiles, architectural drawings, graphic design works, historical photographs, and more.

Tickets: $10 adult/$8 senior/free for children under 18 and active military personnel (free on the first Saturday of each month as well as Saturday, January 12th for Winterskol).  

 

bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen
July 1 until
Jun 1, 2020

Bauhaus 1919-1928 Exhibition

The Aspen Institute

Location: Paepcke Gallery Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bauhaus 1919-1928 exhibit will be in Paepcke Gallery.  The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Bauhaus 1919-1928 Exhibition
October 1

Bauhaus Architectural Walking Tour with Aspen Historical Society

Aspen Historical Society

Location: Red Brick Center for the Arts Times: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Aspen Historical Society for a walking tour to explore examples of bauhaus principles that continue to inspire local design, including one of Herbert Bayer’s former residences, as well as styles introduced by Bayer that have influenced area architects for decades. This tour supplements the AHS exhibit “bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen”, on display at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum. The tour was created in partnership with local architect Harry Teague and made possible in part by the City of Aspen in honor of the community-wide bauhaus 100: aspen celebrations.

$15 adult / $12 senior / children 18 and under free.  For more information visit www.aspenhistory.org or call 970.925.3721.

Meets at Red Brick Center for the Arts, 110 E Hallam St. (at the corner of Aspen & Hallam)

Bauhaus Architectural Walking Tour with Aspen Historical Society
October 4

Bauhaus Architectural Walking Tour with Aspen Historical Society

Aspen Historical Society

Location: Red Brick Center for the Arts Times: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Aspen Historical Society for a walking tour to explore examples of bauhaus principles that continue to inspire local design, including one of Herbert Bayer’s former residences, as well as styles introduced by Bayer that have influenced area architects for decades. This tour supplements the AHS exhibit “bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen”, on display at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum. The tour was created in partnership with local architect Harry Teague and made possible in part by the City of Aspen in honor of the community-wide bauhaus 100: aspen celebrations.

$15 adult / $12 senior / children 18 and under free.  For more information visit www.aspenhistory.org or call 970.925.3721.

Meets at Red Brick Center for the Arts, 110 E Hallam St. (at the corner of Aspen & Hallam)

Bauhaus Architectural Walking Tour with Aspen Historical Society