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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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July 23, 2022 at 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

“Holes in Your Story” Family Art-Making Workshop

Create art with your loved ones inspired by the process of remembering! Together, we will make collaborative, mixed media pieces inspired by Howardena Pindell (b. 1943): an American artist featured in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestonewho suffers from memory loss.

July 23 at 4:00 pm to August 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm

All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host five noted contemporary poets– Mahogany L. Browne, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Eileen Myles, Emily Skillings, and Nathalie Handal–for Saturday readings held in person in the Museum beginning on July 23, 2022.

July 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Mahogany L. Browne

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Mahogany L. Browne.

August 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich After Hours

Join us for an after-hours gathering in the galleries and Sculpture Garden and enjoy a chance to meet new friends and Aldrich staff! This month will feature music, art-making, and social activities inspired by 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone.

August 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Rosebud Ben-Oni

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Rosebud Ben-Oni.

August 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Eileen Myles

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Eileen Myles.

August 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Emily Skillings

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Emily Skillings.

August 27, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Nathalie Handal

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Nathalie Handal.

September 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Artists at the Table

Join us for Aldrich Artists at the Table, the Museum's annual farm-to-museum dinner in our Sculpture Garden where you will dine al fresco with Museum supporters and Aldrich exhibiting artists. Enjoy a cocktail hour featuring Nod Hill Brewery beer and Litchfield Distillery spirits, followed by a locally-sourced three-course dinner prepared by the Museum's culinary partner Hayfields Market.

October 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Member Event

Day Trip to New Canaan, CT

Join fellow members in New Canaan for a private tour at CAS Gallery of Borrowed Earth with owner-artist-curator Cas Friese followed by a visit to Grace Farms, named “favorite building of the decade” by Cultured magazine.

October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Member Event

Gallery Walk in New York City

Join The Aldrich’s Curatorial Assistant and Publications Manager Caitlin Monachino for a private walking tour of several New York City galleries.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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September 9, 2022 to April 23, 2023 | Main Street Sculpture

David Shaw: Last Steps

February 5, 2023 to August 27, 2023 |

Prima Materia: The Periodic Table in Contemporary Art

February 5, 2023 to June 11, 2023 |

Hangama Amiri

Featured Artwork

Painting of a person with their eyes closed and mouth open holding glowing braids over their head sitting astrid a pink animal form.
Astrid Terrazas, someone will make a Saddle out of your falling hair, 2021

Astrid Terrazas, someone will make a Saddle out of your falling hair, 2021.

Astrid Terrazas, someone will make a Saddle out of your falling hair, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and P.P.O.W., New York Photo: Stan Narten
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 | Old Hundred

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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