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Events in July 2021 in

July 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Charles Ives Music Festival “JOY”

Charles Ives Music Festival (CIMF) kicks off its summer 2021 series at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum with “Joy,” a concert featuring an array of works that are reveling in their own ecstaticity.

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Events in August 2021 in

August 2 at 9:00 am to August 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Sold Out - Camp Aldrich: Week 3 (Grades 4-6)

Join us for Camp Aldrich, a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum educators and practicing artists!


August 16, 2021 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Yoga and Art for Kids: Move Like the Wind

Join Aldrich Educator Susie Buckley and Education Assistant Lorena Sferlazza at the Museum for guided yoga and art-making, inspired by the wind-moving sculptures of exhibiting artist Tim Prentice.

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August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Virtual Story Time for Little Ones: The Patchwork Bike

Gather your little ones for our Virtual Story Time!

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August 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Group Tours

Sculpture Garden Family Tour: Stella’s Stars

Join us in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden with your family for a socially-distanced, interactive tour of Frank Stella’s Stars, A Survey!

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August 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

Building Resilience with the Community Mindfulness Project

Join the Community Mindfulness Project (CMP) and Education Assistant Lorena Sferlazza outdoors in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden with your kids and loved ones to learn ways we can build RESILIENCE, through guided meditation inspired by current exhibition Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs!

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August 27, 2021 | Public Programs

The Suburbs - Produced by Thrown Stone

Thrown Stone has commissioned three new plays by Tony Meneses, Phanésia Pharel, and Catherine Yu. These short, site-specific works will be performed in sequence at Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, and West Lane Inn as a single “roving production” (where the audience follows the action from location to location).

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Events in September 2021 in

September 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm | Member Event

Curator Tour: Hugo McCloud

Exhibitions Director Richard Klein will lead a tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand, providing an in-depth overview of the first solo museum exhibition of Hugo McCloud


September 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Virtual Poetry: Fall into Poetry

Take a close look at the changes – both internal and external – wrought by the transition of the seasons in this intergenerational “playshop” led by Ridgefield Poet Laureate Barb Jennes. No poetry-writing experience necessary!

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September 18, 2021 | Public Programs

Third Weekends

Visit The Aldrich for free the third weekend of every month. See our current exhibitions and explore the Sculpture Garden.

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September 25, 2021 | Public Programs

Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

Join yoga instructor Beatrice Halstead for yoga in the Sculpture Garden! Class is one hour and includes light breakfast bites. All proceeds benefit The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.

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Events in October 2021 in

October 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Artists at the Table

Dine in The Aldrich’s Sculpture Garden with artists and fellow art lovers at Aldrich Artists at the Table, a locally sourced three-course dinner prepared by the Museum’s culinary partner Hayfields Market Catering.

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