December 21, 2018

Posted In: Events, Special Event

Anderson Ranch Arts Center invites community members to gather a team and participate in this fun and lively 48-hour snow sculpture competition as part of Aspen’s annual Wintersköl™ festivities. Teams work around the clock to transform 8’ square foot snow cubes into freestanding creations that best represent the annual Wintersköl theme. Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place sculptures. Judging will be based on overall creativity, design concept, and technical execution.

The theme for Wintersculpt 2019 coincides with this year’s Wintersköl slogan “Aspen, Original by Design.” This year the world and the Roaring Fork Valley commemorate the centennial of the Bauhaus, a modernist design school originated in Germany with unique ties to the city of Aspen through the legacy of artist Herbert Bayer. Sculptures must be inspired by Bauhaus design principles and highlight the lasting influence Bauhaus has on contemporary art, architecture, and graphic design. Be inspired by Bauhaus!

1st: $300 + 4 Single Day Lift Tickets to Aspen Snowmass
2nd: $200 + 2 Single Day Lift Tickets to Aspen Snowmass
3rd: $100 Gift certificate to ArtWorks Store at Anderson Ranch Arts Center


Wintersköl Schedule of Events

Thursday, January 10th
3PM: Sculpting Begins

Friday, January 11th
9AM – 12PM: Kidsculpt Competition
12PM: Kidsculpt Judging
All Day: Wintersculpt Continues

Saturday, January 12th
9 – 2:30PM: Wintersculpt Continues
2:45PM: Wintersculpt Judging
3PM: Award Announcements on Stage in front of Wagner Park Clock


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