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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
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Seniors $7
Students $7
Children under 13
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Third Saturdays
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Selected Upcoming Events

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March 11, 2021 | Member Preview

Virtual Members-Only 2021 Director’s Preview

Join Executive Director Cybele Maylone for a look at the artists, exhibitions, and programs that will be taking place in 2021 and beyond.

March 18, 2021 | Educational Programs

Teacher Professional Development: Processing Twenty Twenty in 2020: Examining Grief and Injustice Together

Explore strategies for processing difficult issues, including racism, able-ism, and more within ourselves, in our communities, and in the classroom.

March 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Public Programs

Exhibition First Look: Tim Prentice

Please join artist Tim Prentice for a virtual first look at his indoor solo exhibition After the Mobile, which features twenty of the artist’s kinetic sculptures.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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March 29, 2021 to October 4, 2021 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Tim Prentice: After the Mobile

April 28, 2021 to September 6, 2021 | Leir Atrium

Clarity Haynes: Collective Transmission

June 7, 2021 to January 2, 2022 | South Gallery, Balcony Gallery

Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs

June 7, 2021 to January 2, 2022 | Leir Gallery, Screening Room, Project Space

Hugo McCloud: from where i stand

September 19, 2021 to April 24, 2022 | Sculpture Garden

Tim Prentice: After the Mobile | Outdoor Installation

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

Karla Knight: Navigator

Featured Artwork

Star of Persia II
Frank Stella, Star of Persia II

Frank Stella, Star of Persia II

Frank Stella’s Star of Persia II was first presented at The Aldrich in 1969. The work features six repeating equilateral triangles, with the exterior face of each missing a triangular notch. Without these notches, the overall form would be a simple hexagon.
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.