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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

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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 $12
Seniors $7
Students $7
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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January 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm | Virtual Program, Public Programs

Virtual Artist Talk: Bridget Elmer and Emily Larned of ILSSA

Join artists Bridget Elmer and Emily Larned, the duo behind Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts (ILSSA), joined by Exhibitions Director Richard Klein and Director of Education Namulen Bayarsaihan in a conversation about their participatory mail art ballot project.

February 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm | Virtual Program, Public Programs

Virtual Curator Talk: Hugo McCloud’s from where i stand

Artist Hugo McCloud joins Aldrich Exhibitions Director Richard Klein in a conversation about McCloud’s work in the studio and on view at Sean Kelly Gallery in advance of McCloud’s first solo Museum exhibition, from where i stand, opening at The Aldrich on June 6, 2021.

February 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm | Virtual Program, Public Programs

Online ARTalk - African American Artists: Self Determination and Resistance from the Roaring 20's to 2020

This ARTalk features Stephanie Sparling Williams, Ph.D. who is a black feminist theorist and an Associate Curator at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. This lecture explores the themes of self-determination and resistance in art made by African Americans over the last century.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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January 31, 2021 to December 31, 2021 | Available to loan out to the public from the Museum's Front Desk

Aldrich Care Box

March 28, 2021 to October 11, 2021 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Tim Prentice: After the Mobile

June 6, 2021 to January 2, 2022 | South Gallery, Balcony Gallery

Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs

June 6, 2021 to January 2, 2022 | Leir Gallery, Screening Room, Project Space

Hugo McCloud: from where i stand

October 17, 2021 to May 1, 2022 | Opatrny Gallery Vestibule, Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Karla Knight: Navigator

Featured Artwork

Frank Stella, K.359 (2014)
Frank Stella, K.359 (2014)

Frank Stella, K.359 (2014)

Frank Stella’s K.359 (2014) is a part of the Scarlatti Sonata Kirkpatrick series, an ongoing body of work initiated in 2006. All of the works in this series are titled after the 500 keyboard sonatas composed by Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti.
May 20, 2018 to January 13, 2019 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery, Bridge, South Gallery, Balcony Gallery, Project Space, Screening Room

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives On Tabletop Art Objects

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives on Tabletop Art Objects, is a meta-group exhibition in five chapters—organized by five curators, including more than seventy artists.

March 5, 2017 to September 4, 2017 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

William Powhida: After the Contemporary

For more than a decade Powhida’s work has provided a satirical, political, and sometimes despairing window into his own experience of New York’s contemporary art market.

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