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Important Update

Current Exhibitions

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum serves as a leading incubator for artists at critical creative junctures, providing a collaborative platform that engages and inspires.

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 $15
Seniors (60+) $9
Students $9
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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February 29, 2024 at 6:00 pm | Virtual Program, Artist Program, Public Programs

Virtual Artist Talk: Yvette Mayorga and Meredith Martin

Artist Yvette Mayorga and art historian Dr. Meredith Martin will be discussing Mayorga's maximalist aesthetic and its relationship to a neo-Rococo impulse in contemporary art. They will also delve into Mayorga's uniquely personal, witty use of historical sources and her interest in making the past relevant and meaningful for the present.

March 1, 2024 at 5:00 pm | Special Event, Public Programs

Aldrich After Hours

Kick off the weekend with Aldrich After Hours and enjoy drinks and special programming in the Museum’s galleries. Chief Curator Amy Smith-Stewart will give a talk on Loie Hollowell’s exhibition, Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years. Enjoy a musical performance by Xondra whose “rich vocals and layered melodies create an immersive experience that resonates with authenticity.” Specialty cocktails inspired by the current exhibitions, as well as beer and wine, will be available for purchase.

March 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm | Member Tour

Private Tour of Loie Hollowell: Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years with Chief Curator Amy Smith-Stewart

Join Chief Curator Amy Smith-Stewart for a private tour of Loie Hollowell: Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years, the artist’s first solo museum presentation on the East Coast.

March 19, 2024 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Film Screening and Talk: Hernmarck Tapestries at Hudson Yards

Please join us for a film screening of Hernmarck Tapestries at Hudson Yards followed by a post-film talk with artist Helena Hernmarck and The Aldrich’s Executive Director Cybele Maylone.

April 6, 2024 at 3:00 pm | Exhibition Opening, Member Preview

Exhibition Opening | Layo Bright and Elizabeth Englander

Members and friends, please join us to celebrate Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk and Elizabeth Englander: Eminem Buddhism, Volume 3 before the exhibitions open to the public.

April 20, 2024 at 6:00 pm | Special Event

2024 Aldrich Gala

Aldrich Gala raises essential funds to support The Aldrich’s mission of serving emerging and under-recognized artists.

May 9, 2024 at 10:30 am | Member Tour, Member Event

Patrons-Only Tours of The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation and NXTHVN

Step into the world of pioneering 20th-century artists Josef and Anni Albers at The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, nestled in the serene landscape of Bethany, CT. Afterwards we will head to nearby New Haven for lunch and a visit to NXTHVN.

May 16, 2024 | Member Event

Travel with The Aldrich: Omaha, NE

Travel with The Aldrich this spring to Omaha, NE, from May 16 to 19 to celebrate the opening of Raven Halfmoon: Flags of Our Mothers, at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.

July 15 at 9:30 am to July 19, 2024 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 1 (Grades 1 to 3)

Join us at The Aldrich for a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum Educators and a practicing teaching artist. Campers explore the Museum’s three-acre campus, learn in the galleries, and incorporate the world around them into their art.

July 22 at 9:30 am to July 26, 2024 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 2 (Grades 1 to 3)

Join us at The Aldrich for a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum Educators and a practicing teaching artist. Campers explore the Museum’s three-acre campus, learn in the galleries, and incorporate the world around them into their art.

July 29 at 9:30 am to August 2, 2024 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 3 (Grades 4 to 6)

Join us at The Aldrich for a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum Educators and a practicing teaching artist. Campers explore the Museum’s three-acre campus, learn in the galleries, and incorporate the world around them into their art.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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April 7, 2024 to October 27, 2024 | Opatrny Vestibule, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk

April 7, 2024 to October 27, 2024 | Balcony Gallery, South Gallery, Bridge Gallery

Elizabeth Englander: Eminem Buddhism, Volume 3

October 28, 2024 to March 16, 2025 |

A Garden of Promise and Dissent

November 17, 2024 to May 18, 2025 | Camera Obscura, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery, Bridge Gallery, South Gallery, Balcony Gallery

Martha Diamond: Deep Time

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