Lissa Ballinger Aspen Institute Exhibit Looks At 'The Art Of Protest' By Christin Kay • Jun 20, 2018 Christin Kay / Aspen Public Radio The Aspen Ideas Festival starts Thursday, and there is new art on the campus of the Aspen Institute. Slogans like “End the draft!” and “Vote yes for peace!” are stamped in giant letters on Vietnam-era protest posters in the Paepcke Gallery. From 'Muse' to 'Maker' with Lissa Ballinger By Christin Kay • May 15, 2018 The Art Base Thursday night in Basalt, a local curator will discuss the limited roles that women historically played in the art world, and recognize modern female artists. Aspen Art Museum presents The Great Debate: Is there such a thing as bad art? By Claire Woodcock • Sep 28, 2017 Graphic: Aspen Art Museum On Thursday, the Aspen Art Museum will host The Great Debate, a forum where presenters will confront one of the most fundamental questions of contemporary art.