The Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies is an exhibition space and center for the study of art and culture located in Aspen, Colorado on the Aspen Institute campus.

Current Art Exhibition

Concept of a Visualist: Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas
June 2023 – April 28, 2024

This exhibition examines Herbert Bayer’s 1953 World Geo-Graphic Atlas, a landmark work of visual education and modernist design. Marking the seventieth anniversary of the atlas’s publication, this is the first exhibition devoted to this groundbreaking and influential work that has come to occupy a key place within graphic design history.


The Bayer Center is free and open to the public.

Tuesday-Saturday,  12-5 pm

610 Gillespie Ave, Aspen Institute Campus

PLEASE NOTE: The Bayer Center closes on Sunday, April 28, 2024 and will reopen on June 11, 2024 with a new exhibition, Bauhaus Typography at 100.

Our facilities are ADA-compliant.

Getting There

The Bayer Center is located on the southeastern edge of the Aspen Meadows Campus, at the intersection of Gillespie Avenue and North 5th Street. We are less than one mile from the heart of downtown Aspen, and steps away from the Benedict Music Tent and Harris Hall. We recommend taking the Downtowner or the free RFTA Crosstown Shuttle.


Free, designated parking is available on the south side of the Music Festival parking lot, adjacent to Gillespie Street.