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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 (60+) $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 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 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Quartet at The Aldrich

Please join us for this special collaboration with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra’s newly formed RSO Quartet as they perform a selection of chamber music selected for Hugo McCloud’s exhibition, from where i stand.

November 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm | Public Programs

Mindful Walking Under the Sky: Tim Prentice

Join Aldrich Educator and yoga instructor Susie Buckley for a mindful, outdoor walking tour beneath the kinetic sculptures of Tim Prentice: After the Mobile in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden.

December 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm | Public Programs

Artist Conversation: Karla Knight and Roz Chast

Please join artist Karla Knight and cartoonist Roz Chast for a live conversation and Q&A in conjunction with Karla Knight: Navigator, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition.

December 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Children and Family Programs, Group Tours

Family Tour: Lucia Hierro and Hugo McCloud

Bring your whole family to enjoy the collaged paintings, soft sculptures, iron gates, and large-scale installations of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand and Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs before the exhibitions close, through this gallery tour guided by our Aldrich Educators!

Upcoming Exhibitions

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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: 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.
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.



April 18, 1971, to June 13, 1971 |

Twenty Six Contemporary Women Artists

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Twenty Six Contemporary Women Artists on view from April 18, 1971, to June 13, 1971.


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