May 24 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
    May 24 until
    Aug 31, 2019

    Bauhaus Self-Guided StoryWalk

    Pitkin County Library

    Location: Pitkin County Library Times: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

    StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that places a children’s story along a popular walking route in the community.   Pitkin County Library’s StoryWalk is located along the Hunter Creek extension trail and features a children’s introduction to the Bauhaus.

    Directions:
    There are many different ways to get to the Hunter Creek trail when starting from town. We recommend: Walk along North Mill Street (toward Red Mountain) and turn left onto Puppy Smith Street. You will pass the Post Office and see the trailhead for the Rio Grande Trail. Turn right onto the trail. Walk past the Jennie Adair wetlands and over the bridge. You will see the sign for the Hunter Creek Trail on the right side of the path. Turn onto the Hunter Creek trail and after walking for a minute or two, you will see the first StoryWalk post!

    Bauhaus Self-Guided StoryWalk
    May 24

    Bauhaus 3D Printer Workshop

    Pitkin County Library

    Location: Pitkin County Library Times: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Take home a Herbert Bayer Bauhaus inspired 3D print. In a one hour session you can learn how to use the Pitkin County Library’s 3D printer and about the influence the Bauhaus and Herbert Bayer had on our culture and community. Shannon Foster will available on the 4th Friday of every month from 12-4:00 in our Maker Space lab to guide you through this process. Shannon is also available by appointment if you can’t make a Friday session. She can be reached at 970-429-1943 or shannon.foster@pitkincounty.com.

    Free and open to the public.

     

    Bauhaus 3D Printer Workshop
    June 6

    Bauhaus Ball - An Evening of Whimsy and Wonder

    Wheeler Opera House

    Location: Wheeler Opera House Times: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Join us for a spirited soiree in honor of the Bauhaus 100th anniversary. Costumes and creativity are wildly encouraged!
    A free, community event that includes live music, films, Bauhaus-inspired art, and a juried costume contest with fabulous prizes.

    Visit the Wheeler Opera House website for more information.

    Click here for costume making inspiration.

    ***Presented with support from special funds from the Wheeler Opera House and City of Aspen***
    Bauhaus Ball - An Evening of Whimsy and Wonder
    June 17 until
    Jun 21, 2019

    Bauhaus ARTitecture

    The Art Base

    Location: The Art Base Times: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Calling all architects and designers! Become an architect while celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus! Learn basic Bauhaus theories, exploring shape and color, and allow form to follow function while designing a Bauhaus-inspired 3D home for your favorite action figure, doll, or pet!

    Members $275/Non-members $325
    Ages 6-12

    Bauhaus ARTitecture
    June 28

    Bauhaus 3D Printer Workshop

    Pitkin County Library

    Location: Pitkin County Library Times: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Take home a Herbert Bayer Bauhaus inspired 3D print. In a one hour session you can learn how to use the Pitkin County Library’s 3D printer and about the influence the Bauhaus and Herbert Bayer had on our culture and community. Shannon Foster will available on the 4th Friday of every month from 12-4:00 in our Maker Space lab to guide you through this process. Shannon is also available by appointment if you can’t make a Friday session. She can be reached at 970-429-1943 or shannon.foster@pitkincounty.com.

    Free and open to the public.

     

    Bauhaus 3D Printer Workshop
    July 1 until
    Jul 5, 2019

    Bauhaus Bonanza: Children's Workshop

    Anderson Ranch Arts Center

    Location: Anderson Ranch Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    * No workshop on Thursday, July 4

    The 100th Anniversary of the Bauhaus is one of the great cultural events of 2019. In this workshop, we celebrate the Bauhaus design school from Germany and become inspired by Bauhaus art and ideas. We discover the great artists who helped define Bauhaus principles, such as Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Oskar Schlemmer and Herbert Bayer, who later in his career had an influential impact on Aspen, Colorado. Students use a wide range of artistic mediums and engage in processes integral to the Bauhaus such as drawing, collage, graphic design, color theory and more! Students create wildly creative 2-D and 3-D works of art that celebrate 100 years of Bauhaus.

    Skill Level(s): ages 6-8

    Tuition: $340
    Studio Fee: $20
    Registration Fee: $25

    Bauhaus Bonanza: Children's Workshop
    July 10

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number

    Aspen Historical Society

    Location: Wheeler/Stallard Museum Times: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Recommended for children ages 3-6, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

    Families and school groups are invited to explore the legacy of the Bauhaus in Aspen with a kid-friendly art project and stories led by the AHS Education staff. In honor of the new “bayer & bauhaus” exhibit at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum and the community-wide Bauhaus 100: Aspen celebrations, this special Playing with the Past program invites kids to create their own version of a Herbert Bayer piece featuring bold colors and geometric shapes that are perfect for even the youngest artists.

    Free in partnership with Aspen Valley Hospital

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number
    July 11

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number

    Aspen Historical Society

    Location: Wheeler/Stallard Museum Times: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Recommended for children ages 3-6, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

    Families and school groups are invited to explore the legacy of the Bauhaus in Aspen with a kid-friendly art project and stories led by the AHS Education staff. In honor of the new “bayer & bauhaus” exhibit at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum and the community-wide Bauhaus 100: Aspen celebrations, this special Playing with the Past program invites kids to create their own version of a Herbert Bayer piece featuring bold colors and geometric shapes that are perfect for even the youngest artists.

    Free in partnership with Aspen Valley Hospital

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number
    July 12

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number

    Aspen Historical Society

    Location: Wheeler/Stallard Museum Times: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Recommended for children ages 3-6, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

    Families and school groups are invited to explore the legacy of the Bauhaus in Aspen with a kid-friendly art project and stories led by the AHS Education staff. In honor of the new “bayer & bauhaus” exhibit at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum and the community-wide Bauhaus 100: Aspen celebrations, this special Playing with the Past program invites kids to create their own version of a Herbert Bayer piece featuring bold colors and geometric shapes that are perfect for even the youngest artists.

    Free in partnership with Aspen Valley Hospital

    Playing with the Past | Paint “Bayer” Number
    July 15 until
    Jul 19, 2019

    Teen Design Studio: Bauhaus Challenge

    Aspen Art Museum

    Location: Aspen Art Museum Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Design and build for a better world in this collaborative project-based workshop with a special focus on Bauhaus-inspired design. We’ll work to create a design solution that integrates the environment with daily needs. Teens will unveil their projects at an art show for friends and family at the end of the week. Taught by Pamela Rice, Associate Professor of Architecture at SUNY Orange, and Heike Hanada, architect of the new Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.

    Ages 12-14.
    $240 Members/$300 Nonmembers

    Teen Design Studio: Bauhaus Challenge