Week In The Arts: July 16 - 21

Jul 13, 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 and Tuesday, the Basalt Library hosts a “Stranger Things” marathon. Watch the first season and snack on Eggo waffles. The screening starts at 1 p.m.

Tuesday, the Aspen Art Museum marks the third stage of the year-long exhibition "Ritual," by holding a "piano sound bath" by pianist Ravé Mehta. This free, hour-long performance invites participants to sit or lay on the ground and listen to music that encourages a state of “flow.” The experience starts at 7:30 p.m.


An opening ceremony for mandala sand painting by Tibetan Buddhist monks will be held at the Aspen Art Museum on Wednesday. The monks will construct the mandala until this coming Sunday. The opening ceremony starts at 3 p.m.


Friday is the opening reception for “The Patina of Time,” an exhibit from Roaring Fork Valley-based abstract photographer, Gayle Waterman. The reception begins at 6 p.m. at the CMC ArtShare Gallery in downtown Glenwood Springs. The show will be on display through Aug. 29.

Friday is also the opening night for Theatre Aspen’s “Our Town” at the Hurst Theatre. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m.

The Django Festival All-Stars bring their swing and jazz tunes to the stage at the Temporary in Basalt on Saturday night. The music starts at 8:30 p.m.