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Important Update

Current Exhibitions

The New York Times writes that our exhibitions are the kind you expect at a “big-guns urban institution, but [find] at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in leafy suburban Connecticut.” – September 2019

We’re open today from 12 pm to 5 pm
258 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Hours and Admission

Hours
Date Time
Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm
Monday 12 pm to 5 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12 pm to 5 pm
Thursday 12 pm to 5 pm
Friday 12 pm to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Admission
Category Price
Adults $12
Seniors $7
Students $7
Members
Educators
Children under 13
Military Families
Third Saturdays
Free
The Museum is closed on the following holidays:
Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.
Contact us at 203.438.4519 or general@thealdrich.org

Selected Upcoming Events

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October 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Artists at the Table

Dine in The Aldrich’s Sculpture Garden with artists and fellow art lovers at Aldrich Artists at the Table, a locally sourced three-course dinner prepared by the Museum’s culinary partner Hayfields Market Catering.

October 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm | Member Preview

Private Event: Exhibition Opening

Invitation only. Members and friends, please join us for a first look at Karla Knight: Navigator before the exhibition opens to the public and a celebration for Tim Prentice: After the Mobile | Outdoor Installation and Adrienne Elise Tarver: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth. Registration is required.

October 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Fall Family Tour: Hugo McCloud

Join us at the Museum with your family for a socially-distanced, interactive tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand!

October 20 at 11:00 am to November 17, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Public Programs

“Getting” Contemporary Art: Art History Class Series

This five-session class series, which includes a visit with exhibiting artist Karla Knight and an off-site excursion, provides a roadmap to central themes and ideas that have influenced artistic practice since the 1960s.

November 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Curator Tour: Lucia Hierro

Senior Curator Amy Smith-Stewart will lead a tour of Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs, providing an in-depth overview of the first solo museum exhibition of Lucia Hierro.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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October 17, 2021 to May 8, 2022 | Opatrny Gallery Vestibule, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Karla Knight: Navigator

January 17, 2022 to May 8, 2022 | Leir Gallery, Screening Room

Milano Chow: Prima Facie

January 17, 2022 to May 8, 2022 | Project Space, Balcony Gallery, South Gallery

Duane Slick: The Coyote Makes the Sunset Better

June 4, 2022 to January 8, 2023 | Lobby, Leir Gallery, Screening Room, Ramp, Project Space, Balcony, South Gallery, Sound Gallery, Opatrny Gallery

52 Artists: Revisiting a Feminist Milestone

Featured Artwork

Yellow mattress with a screen printed grocery cart
Lucia Hierro, Casita (Little Home; 2021)

Lucia Hierro, Casita (Little Home; 2021)

Lucia Hierro’s Casita (Little Home; 2021) is composed out of a twin mattress and fitted bedsheet. Upholstered in clear plastic, Hierro preserves a temporary urban castoff: a repurposed grocery cart.
May 2, 1981, to September 6, 1981 |

New Dimensions in Drawing 1950-1980

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present New Dimensions in Drawing 1950-1980 on view from May 2, 1981, to September 6, 1981.



June 18, 1967 to August 4, 1967 |

Highlights of the 1966-67 Art Season

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Highlights of the 1966-67 Art Season on view from June 18, 1967, to September 4, 1967.


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