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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

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
Category Price
Adults $15
Seniors (60+) $9
Students $9
Children under 13
Military Families
Third Saturdays
The Museum is closed on the following holidays:
Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.
Contact us at 203.438.4519 or

Selected Upcoming Events

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December 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Big Ceramic Sculptures: Laura Phipps on Raven Halfmoon

Join us for a discussion of Raven Halfmoon’s work through questions of material, scale, and collaboration in context with other contemporary makers of large-scale ceramics, such as Cannupa Hanska Luger, Simone Leigh, Theaster Gates and Rose B. Simpson led by Laura Phipps, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm | Free Admission, Public Programs, Children and Family Programs

Leaf Arrow Theater-Native American Storytellers Hour

Please join us for a very special program presenting storytelling by Joe Cross (Caddo Nation) and Donna Couteau-Cross (Sac and Fox Nation/Lenape) from Leaf Arrow Theater-Native American Storytellers. Cross' sister, artist Jeri Redcorn, is responsible for the revival of traditional Caddo pottery and a mentor to exhibiting artist Raven Halfmoon.

January 11, 2024 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual Artist Talk: Chiffon Thomas and Dr. Alyssa Collins

Please join us for a virtual conversation on the current exhibition Chiffon Thomas: The Cavernous featuring the artist and Dr. Alyssa Collins, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of South Carolina and the inaugural Huntington Library Octavia E. Butler Fellow.

January 20, 2024 at 3:00 pm | Exhibition Opening, Member Event, Member Preview

Exhibition Openings: Loie Hollowell and Amanda Martínez

Members and friends, please join us to celebrate Aldrich Projects: Amanda Martínez: canta y no llores and get first look at Loie Hollowell: Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years before it opens to the public.

February 3, 2024 at 5:30 pm | Public Programs

Performance | Chiffon Thomas: Polish

Polish is an hour-long performance created by artist Chiffon Thomas. The performance will take place inside the artist’s exhibition, The Cavernous at the Museum.

April 20, 2024 | Special Event

2024 Aldrich Gala

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

Upcoming Exhibitions

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January 21, 2024 to August 11, 2024 | Leir Gallery, Klein Kenealy Gallery, Project Space

Loie Hollowell: Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years

January 10, 2024 to May 5, 2024 | Leir Atrium

Amanda Martínez: Canta y no llores

April 7, 2024 to October 20, 2024 | Opatrny Vestibule, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Layo Bright: Dawn and Dusk

April 7, 2024 to October 20, 2024 | Bridge Gallery, South Gallery, Balcony Gallery

Kristi Cavataro

September 8, 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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