Programs & Events

2023 marks Aspen Historical Society’s 60th anniversary! We’re celebrating the milestone with programs and events throughout the year.

Additionally, check out the schedule of guided tours and visit the
 Wheeler/Stallard Museum, featuring the exhibition Decade by Decade: Aspen Revealed. The Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum is open through the end of September, and the ghost towns of Ashcroft and Independence are open through the fall.

Image: Main Street and the Hotel Jerome in 1963, Aspen Historical Society, Aspen Flyer Collection

NEW! History in Your Backyard: Ute Cemetery
Monday, September 18, 12 p.m.
Ute Cemetery

$10/free for Lixiviator Members and above; registration required

Join AHS for a walk around Aspen’s oldest cemetery, including personal histories of some of the locals who are buried there.
The History in Your Backyard series features short lunch-hour tours to explore the stories of familiar places in the Aspen area.

NEW! Authors of Aspen: Paul Andersen, Moonlight Over Pearl, Second Edition
Wednesday, September 20, 4 p.m.
Wheeler/Stallard Museum Patio


Join local author and journalist Paul Andersen for a talk, Q&A, and book signing for the second edition of his collection of short stories about Aspen.
Books will be available for sale with a portion of proceeds to benefit AHS.