It’s time to do what we can to feel festive, and one for sure way to get into the holiday spirit is to support our local shops.
We may be in the orange and social distancing, but that should only make us want to reach out more in any way that we can that is safe.
Below are a few ideas to get you into the holiday spirit:
WINDWALKERS ONLINE HOLIDAY AUCTION
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Scout & Cellar Clean-Crafted Wines
Aspen Dream CO Softest Pajamas
Lilybart Hand Collaged Cards & Journals
Lilybart cards & stationery products can be found throughout the Aspen Valley at these stores:
Small Wonders and Red Brick Holiday Art Sale
Aspen Times, Nov. 19th, 2020: “Small Wonders” showcases work by local artists, all of it measuring no larger than 12 square inches for affordable prices (most under $200). A popular launch to the holiday shopping season and a beloved annual party, the event is among few remaining venues for budget-friendly original art in the Aspen area.
The 2020 “Small Wonders” show runs concurrently with the annual holiday art sale at the Red Brick Center fro the Arts in Aspen, which showcases work by its 12 resident artists for the shopping season. A cash-and-carry show in the “Small Wonders” mold, the works there showcase ceramics and vases, abstract and representational painting, photography, mixed media, sculpture and jewelry design.
“This is 30 small businesses that are open and that people can support right here,” he said. “We are trying to get money back into their pockets. That is important to us.”
Deck the Walls Holiday Market: Opening This Week!
Every holiday season, Carbondale Arts transforms the R2 Gallery into a shop filled with artisanal goods created by local and regional artists from all over the Roaring Fork Valley and the state of Colorado. Goods typically include handmade candles and cards, jewelry and jam, ceramics and soaps and more!
Closed Weds-Thurs, Nov 25-26 all day. Open Nov. 27.
Closing early Thursday, December 24 at 2pm
Closed Friday-Sun, December 25-27 closed all day.
While drop-ins are welcome, please note that Carbondale Arts “COVID Mindfulness” hours are 10am-noon each weekday and Saturday. They encourage reservations as R2 Gallery only allows 6 visitors during these “COVID Mindfulness” hours. Be masked, be merry!
The Aspen Art Museum Winterfest
The Aspen Art Museum (AAM) is pleased to announce Winterfest: An Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, a new, seasonal, selling exhibition launching on December 17, 2020.
Winterfest will consist of handmade artworks displayed within an exhibition design by US-based, German artist Veit Laurent Kurz based on a configuration of representations of a cabin, mountains, and a lake. The exhibition will feature works by Kelly Akashi, Kerstin Brätsch, Beverly Buchanan, Richard Carter, Milano Chow, Beau Dick, Olivia Erlanger, Gina Fischli, Rochelle Goldberg, Jonas Lipps, Soshiro Matsubara, Malcolm Mooney, Brandon Ndife, Erin Jane Nelson, Precious Okoyomon, Silke Otto-Knapp, Giangiacomo Rossetti, Lin May Saeed, Cole Speck, Stefan Tcherepnin and Amelie von Wulffen. READ MORE