Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event features clinical researcher, author, and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D. Dr. Barnard is the founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and an adjunct associate professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Read More
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 8:30am to Friday, August 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI)

This invitation-only event is hosted in collaboration with the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation.

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspen Institute Arts Program
"Capturing Grace" is a story about two realms. One is occupied by some of the most acclaimed modern dancers in the world. The other is inhabited by a group of people with Parkinson's disease. This film is about what happens when those worlds intersect. Read More
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI)

The Aspen Philanthropy Group is comprised of foundation executives committed to the success of the social sector. Participation in the Aspen Philanthropy Group annual meeting is by invitation only.

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 6:30pm to Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 12:30pm
Communications and Society Program
The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology (ADDTech) convenes leaders from the sometimes disparate worlds of diplomacy and technology to address how new technological tools can be used better for public or citizen diplomacy around the world. The 2015 conference, Countering the ISIS Message, will take place August 2-4, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado. Read More
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspen Words
In support of the Stewart Oksenhorn Scholarship for Aspen Words’ education programs, Aspen Words hosts this unique and delicious evening of good food and good conversation at Four Foxes Farm in Woody Creek, CO. Dinner is limited to 40 guests and will be prepared by Chef Joe Stempinski and sourced from Four Foxes Farm. Read More
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Democratic governors will discuss how to lead a nation by facing the challenges of energy, education, and citizens’ rights among other priorities at the state level. Read More
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Pahara-Aspen Fellowship seeks to strengthen and sustain diverse, high-potential leaders who are reimagining public education. Read More
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm
For over 60 years, the Aspen Institute has convened the world’s leaders to pause and reflect on the critical issues of our time. We invite these leaders to do more than just reflect. We invite them to move “from thought to action” at the Aspen Action Forum. Read More
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - Thursday, July 30, 2015
Moderated by Alan Fletcher, AMFS President and CEO, with Steven Stucky, composer, and Jeremy Denk, librettist, discussing their opera: “The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts),” based on the widely acclaimed work by the late Charles Rosen. The program will focus on the free-ranging tale of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven’s return to earth amidst reports of the decline of classical music. Joined by Ed Berkeley, Director of the Aspen Opera Theater Center, and Robert Spano, AMFS Music Director, the conversation will explore the achievement of the classical composers and the future of opera.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
Aspen Institute Arts Program
This award-winning film chronicles nine African Americans who set out to build a legacy and become role models for inner-city kids and people of color all over America to encourage them to get outside. They did so by taking on the grueling 20,320 foot peak of the continent’s highest mountain, Denali. A discussion with climber and 2004 Henry Crown Fellow Stephen DeBerry will follow immediately after the film.
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Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
Aspen Words

Join artist Tim Fielder on an adventure into the art of the graphic novel. Students will learn how to create sequential art for the purpose of cartoon publication — exploring script writing, panel to panel layout, breakdowns, lettering, illustration, and coloring. The class will culminate in a showcase in the form of a webcomics portal!

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Private Foundations created by artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Joan Mitchell, Andy Warhol and Helen Frankenthaler are a new force in cultural philanthropy and artistic heritage stewardship. The Aspen Institute Artist-Endowed Foundations Initiative and The Clark Art Institute present a public panel discussion examining the factors that are shaping this important phenomenon. Read More
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
FBI Director James Comey will assess the diverse range of threats to the U.S. homeland and share his strategy for countering them. Read More
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
"Guns In The Hands of Artists" is a community-based social activist artistic project that involves taking guns off the streets and transforming them into works of art that comment on the issue of guns and violence in American society.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
Homeland Security Program
The Aspen Security Forum (ASF) is an annual summer gathering of top-level present and former government officials from all relevant national security agencies; industry leaders; leading thinkers; nationally noted print and broadcast journalists; and concerned citizens. Read More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Republican governors gather to discuss their forward-looking solutions to the issues of health care, the economy, immigration and other areas that are pressing in their states. Read More
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspen Institute Arts Program
Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group of kids that live in a village that is next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This unlikely orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage. Founded by Favio Chávez, the orchestra was catapulted into the global spotlight when their story went viral, taking them from their home into arenas and sold-out concerts. And when a natural disaster devastated their community, the orchestra provided a source of hope for the town. The film, which follows Chávez, his colleagues, and the young members of his orchestra, is a testament to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit. Read More
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
Communications and Society Program
At this year's Roundtable on Institutional Innovation, participants will examine new ways of thinking about business practice redesign with the aim of becoming more adaptive and increasing performances of the firm.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

*This event is by invitation only.

Featuring Kimberly Dozier, counterterrorism expert and contributor to The Daily Beast and CNN, and Catherine Herridge, chief intelligence correspondent for Fox News.