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Featured Event

February 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

Workshop: Can It Be My Home? with Artist Hangama Amiri

Join us for a special fabric workshop led by artist Hangama Amiri. Participants will learn directly from Amiri about her work and practice, while reflecting and sharing their own ideas of home, whether it is a place, a person, a dish, a scent, or an object. Amiri will lead the group through a process of developing ideas into drawings and further into a textile piece to take back home.

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Events in February 2023 in

February 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm | Group Tours

Seniors-Only Tour

Join us for this in-person gallery tour of highlighted works from our current exhibitions, guided by Museum Educator Holly Lapine, reserved specifically for senior adults ages 60 and above.

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February 18, 2023 at 10:00 am | Third Weekend, Free Admission

Third Saturdays

Visit the Museum for FREE the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a Story Time at 10:30 am, an all-ages Discovery Tour of our current exhibitions at 1 pm.

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February 18, 2023 at 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Kids: The Shape of Home - AT CAPACITY

Bring your budding artists to The Aldrich for Story Time, in collaboration with the Ridgefield Library! Together, we will read The Shape of Home by Rashin Kheiriyeh and explore how Hangama Amiri uses textiles to tell stories of her homeland, Afghanistan. Then, we will move to the Museum’s Studio to create our very own fabric collages!


February 18, 2023 at 1:00 pm | Group Tours

All Ages Discovery Tour

From Hangama Amiri’s large-scale textiles and Kathleen Ryan’s larger-than-life sculptures to the varied works featured in Prima Materia, explore artworks big, small, and everything in between during this in-person tour of our current exhibitions guided by a Museum Educator.

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February 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

Workshop: Can It Be My Home? with Artist Hangama Amiri

Join us for a special fabric workshop led by artist Hangama Amiri. Participants will learn directly from Amiri about her work and practice, while reflecting and sharing their own ideas of home, whether it is a place, a person, a dish, a scent, or an object. Amiri will lead the group through a process of developing ideas into drawings and further into a textile piece to take back home.

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Events in March 2023 in

March 2, 2023 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Drinks with the Curator

Members, join former Exhibitions Director Richard Klein for a tour of his final Aldrich exhibition, Prima Materia: The Periodic Table in Contemporary Art, followed by drinks in the Atrium.


March 3, 2023 | Public Programs

Aldrich After Hours

Explore our new exhibitions on view including Kathleen Ryan: Head and Heart, Prima Materia: The Periodic Table in Contemporary Art, and Hangama Amiri: An Homage to Home during Aldrich After Hours! Take short exhibition tour while enjoying a drink during our bi-monthly social gathering.

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March 8, 2023 | Group Tours

Seniors-Only Tour

Join us for this in-person gallery tour of highlighted works from our current exhibitions, guided by our Museum Educators, reserved specifically for adults ages 60 and above!


March 11, 2023 at 11:00 am | Member Event

Private Collection Visit

Join us at the home of two of the country’s leading art collectors for a tour of their contemporary and modern art collection including works by Joseph Albers, Alfred Jenson, Joseph Kosuth, Mark Bradford, Adrien Genie, N. Dash, and Christa Quarles.


March 18, 2023 | Third Weekend, Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Kids: Petra

Bring your budding artists to The Aldrich for Story Time, in collaboration with the Ridgefield Library! Together, we will learn about scale and perspective by exploring Kathleen Ryan’s Pearls (2017) and reading Petra by Marianna Coppo. Then, we will move to the Museum’s Studio to play with scale by transforming ordinary materials into spectacular sculptures!


March 18, 2023 | Third Weekend, Group Tours

All Ages Discovery Tour

Join us for this in-person gallery tour of The Aldrich’s current exhibitions guided by our Museum Educators!


March 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm | Member Preview

Members-Only Sculpture Garden Preview

Join Executive Director Cybele Maylone in the Studio for a presentation about the future of The Aldrich’s Sculpture Garden.

Events in April 2023 in

April 15, 2023 | Third Weekend, Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Kids: The Curious Garden

Bring your budding artists to The Aldrich for Story Time, in collaboration with the Ridgefield Library! Together, we will explore themes of regrowth and resilience in nature and art by looking at Last Steps (2021-22) by David Shaw and reading The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. Then, we will move to the Museum’s Studio to create our own clay planters!


April 15, 2023 | Third Weekend, Group Tours

All Ages Discovery Tour

Join us for this in-person gallery tour of The Aldrich’s current exhibitions guided by our Museum Educators!


April 19, 2023 | Group Tours

Seniors-Only Tour

Join us for this in-person gallery tour of highlighted works from our current exhibitions, guided by our Museum Educators, reserved specifically for adults ages 60 and above!


April 22, 2023 at 1:00 pm | Member Event

NYC Gallery Walk

Join Aldrich Curatorial and Publications Manager Caitlin Monachino for a walking tour of several New York City galleries.


April 29, 2023 at 6:30 pm | Special Event

Gala in the Garden

Join us in the Museum's Sculpture Garden for Gala in the Garden celebrating The Aldrich's longtime Exhibitions Director Richard Klein and Registrar Mary Kenealy on the occasion of their retirements. The evening will include cocktails and a seated dinner, a special performance, and a live auction.

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Events in May 2023 in

May 5, 2023 | Public Programs

Aldrich After Hours

Join us for Aldrich After Hours in the galleries and Sculpture Garden to celebrate artist Hangama Amiri and the release of her first museum publication on occasion of her exhibition, Hangama Amiri: An Homage to Home.

Events in July 2023 in

July 10 at 9:30 am to July 14, 2023 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 1 (Grades 1-3)

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

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July 17 at 9:30 am to July 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 2 (Grades 1-3)

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

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July 24 at 9:30 am to July 28, 2023 at 4:00 pm | Camp Aldrich

Camp Aldrich: Week 3 (Grades 4-6)

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

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