Week in the Arts: April 23-29, 2018

Apr 23, 2018

Welcome to the beginning of another week in the Roaring Fork Valley! This is Week in the Arts, a curated list of upcoming exhibitions and events.


Monday afternoon, Basalt Library hosts an Earth Day fair. Families can play games, eat earth-friendly snacks, and make their own plantable seed paper.  The fair is from 4-5 p.m.

On Thursday, the Aspen Art Museum hosts PechaKucha. Local architects and designers will share their work in a 20 by 20 format: twenty images, each for twenty seconds. The event starts at 5:30.  

Also Thursday, Pitkin County Library screens ‘Wonder’ as a part of its Spanish Film Family

Night series.  Films are shown in Spanish with English subtitles, and pizza is provided.  The movie starts at 5:30.

On Friday, Americana musician Jackson Emmer holds an album release party for his new record, ‘Jukebox.’ Emmer is touring nationally. He’lll be back in the valley later this year to open for Carbondale’s Mountain Fair.  That show is at the Temporary; doors open at 7:30.

Also Friday, Carbondale Arts hosts an “Artwork Feedback Night. ” Artists can discuss their work with award-winning Carbondale sculptor Andrew Roberts-Gray.  The forum is at the Launchpad from 6-8:30 pm.

On Sunday, the Temporary screens the documentary “Human Flow” about the current refugee crisis.  After the film, audiences can participate in a live-stream Q and A with artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei.  The movie starts at 12:30 p.m.

Also Sunday, the Carbondale Clay Center invites the community to “paint a piece for Mom” at their Mother’s Day glaze.  The event starts at 2:00.