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Aspen Art Museum

637 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-8050
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ok if you're really into modern art

We hadn't been to the new museum yet, so visited on this trip. Very modern/abstract - including... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Estes Park, United States
Nice afternoon break from skiing

The Museum is a nice place to visit. There is no entry charge and on the third floor they serve... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jupiter, Florida
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The Aspen Art Museum is a non-collecting institution presenting the newest, most important evolutions in international contemporary art. Our innovative and timely exhibitions, education and public programs, immersive activities, and community happenings actively engage audiences in thought-provoking experiences of art, culture, and society.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
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637 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-8050
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We hadn't been to the new museum yet, so visited on this trip. Very modern/abstract - including one exhibit that we thought was under construction - but that was the exhibit! I'll admit I'm much more a fan of Impressionist and other "older" styles, but...More

Thank EstesTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum is a nice place to visit. There is no entry charge and on the third floor they serve food with a great view of Aspen Mountain.

Thank Moondogcreations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building sticks out and the architecture clashes with the surroundings. There are no permanent exhibits and what we saw was almost laughable. To staff is young and very impressed with the building and exhibits- I hope someday they get to see a proper modern...More

Thank lisa e
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a free museum, but even so it was a terrible disappointment In one gallery room, it looked like it was still under construction so we were confused. There were lots of large white painted boxes. Another room had enormous blown up images of...More

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was expecting to see some art. Pictures, sculptures hopefully items linked with Colorado and Aspen. Fortunately there was no entrance fee. Top floor cafe and a rectangle of cement. No information provided . No Ida what it was about. Next floor down a large...More

3  Thank Alison F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The museum was lovely. The exhibit was "over my head". Thank goodness for the very knowledgable docents who helped me (try) to understand some of the art. One of them promised that the art would really give me something to think about. He was right.

Thank yfarm
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Aspen Art Museum positions itself in the art world by purposefully opting to be a non-collecting institution. This means that depending on when you visit, you'll see exhibitions that are temporary and, it's true, you'll either like what's on or you won't. Don't let that...More

Thank IHeartTravelling2011
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The exterior of this museum and the remarkable outside bench are absolutely outstanding (see photos). Unfortunately, the leaves me cold.

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Asen Art Museum is located in down town Aspen with very little or no parking. All of the exhibits are contempary. Many types and media are displayed. Was able to see all of the exhibits in less than two hours.

Thank David S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This building truly may be the ugliest building in Aspen. How its architecture was ever approved by the powers that be amazes us, as it does not even begin to fit in with the surrounding architecture, nor does it make any attempt to do so--it...More

4  Thank Gene T
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The admission is free for all! Check their website for hours