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January 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

EYES FULL OF WORDS: An Ekphrastic Writing Workshop

Join Ridgefield Poet Laureate and Aldrich Educator Barb Jennes in this poetry workshop as she guides a group in observing select works in the newest exhibitions by artists Milano Chow and Duane Slick.

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Events in January 2022 in

January 22, 2022 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 and a Family Tour of Karla Knight: Navigator at 1 pm.

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January 22, 2022 at 10:30 am | Third Weekend, Free Admission, Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: They She He Me, Free to Be! - AT CAPACITY

Explore the paintings of Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski in the Museum’s lobby on color, gender, and identity with a family-friendly reading of They She He Me: Free to Be! by Maya Gonzalez and Matthew SG. Then, move to The Studio to create personal identity collages.


January 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Public Programs, Children and Family Programs

Explore! Studio Activity: Karla Knight

Inspired by Karla Knight: Navigator, stop by the Museum's Studio to create your own art, through a self-guided activity with materials and prompts.

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January 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Third Weekend, Free Admission, Children and Family Programs, Group Tours

Family Tour of Karla Knight: Navigator

Join us at the Museum for a family-friendly, participatory tour of Karla Knight: Navigator, guided by Aldrich Educators!

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January 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

EYES FULL OF WORDS: An Ekphrastic Writing Workshop

Join Ridgefield Poet Laureate and Aldrich Educator Barb Jennes in this poetry workshop as she guides a group in observing select works in the newest exhibitions by artists Milano Chow and Duane Slick.

General Registration

Events in February 2022 in

February 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual ARTalk - Screening of Film, "A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks" and a Talkback with Richard Klein and Panelists

Join us virtually with the Ridgefield Library for a screening of the film A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks with a talkback immediately afterward with moderator Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum about the many ways renowned photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) documented his narrative as a Black American in the 20th century and beyond.

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February 12, 2022 at 11:30 am | Member Tour, Member Event

Private Visit to The Brant Foundation Art Study Center to see David Salle's Exhibition

Join us for a private tour of David Salle's exhibition at The Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT. Salle has exhibited twice at The Aldrich throughout his career.


February 19, 2022 | Third Weekend, Free Admission, Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: Coyote, A Trickster Tale

Explore Indigenous storytelling in Duane Slick: The Coyote Makes the Sunset Better with a family-friendly reading of Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott in the Museum’s galleries.

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February 19, 2022 | 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 and a Family Tour of Milano Chow: Prima Facie at 1 pm.

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February 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Third Weekend, Public Programs, Children and Family Programs, Group Tours

Family Tour of Milano Chow: Prima Facie

Join us for a family-friendly, participatory tour of Milano Chow: Prima Facie, guided by Aldrich Educators! Explore Chow’s ornamented mise-en-scènes that seem frozen in time and loaded with disquieting effects, influenced by Surrealism, fashion photography, shop window design, and Hollywood film noir from Chow’s native Los Angeles.

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Events in March 2022 in

March 3, 2022 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Drinks with the Director

Join The Aldrich’s Executive Director, Cybele Maylone, for a tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions followed by drinks in the Atrium.


March 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual ARTalk - 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone with Amy Smith-Stewart and Alexandra Schwartz

This ARTalk will focus on an exciting upcoming exhibition at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. This exhibition celebrates the fifty-first anniversary of the historic exhibition Twenty-Six Contemporary Women Artists, curated by acclaimed art critic Lucy R. Lippard which was presented at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in 1971.

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Events in April 2022 in

April 30, 2022 at 7:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Gala in the Garden

Join us at Aldrich Gala in the Garden for cocktails, a seated dinner, and auction in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden.

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Events in September 2022 in

September 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Drinks with the Director

Join The Aldrich’s Executive Director, Cybele Maylone, for a tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions followed by drinks on the terrace.


September 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Artists at the Table

Save the date for the return of Aldrich Artists at the Table, the Museum's annual farm-to-museum dinner in our Sculpture Garden.