Aspen has a strong commitment to preserving and celebrating its cultural heritage. Through its various programs and events, the city and nonprofit organizations provide opportunities for locals and visitors alike to learn about and engage with the unique traditions and identities that make Aspen such a special place. With a plethora of arts & culture programming that occurs year-round, there is opportunity to combine sustainability initiatives into events that attract people from all over the world. In recent years, Aspen’s arts & culture organizations have incorporated green initiatives into their programming with zero-waste events, critical dialogue on climate change, scholarship opportunities, and more. By blending world-class events with sustainability programming, we can help reach and spread awareness to a large number of influential people.
Keywords: cultural tourism ; artists community; energy consumption , raising awareness