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Upcoming Events

Featured Event

June 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm | Public Programs

Ander Mikalson: Scores for the Stars, Part II

Scores for the Stars, 2020-21, is a two-part series by artist Ander Mikalson commissioned by The Aldrich and dedicated to Frank Stella’s Stars.

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June 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Virtual Art-Making for Kids: PRIDE Portraits, Inspired by Clarity Haynes

Celebrate PRIDE month with a virtual, family-friendly art activity!

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June 17, 2021 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Virtual Story Time for Little Ones: Dreamers (Spanish and English)

Gather your little ones for a bilingual Virtual Story Time with The Aldrich and the Ridgefield Library! Trae a tus pequeños para un cuentacuentos virtual bilingüe con el museo Aldrich y la biblioteca de Ridgefield!

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June 19 at 10:00 am to June 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Third Weekend

Third Weekends

Visit the Museum for free the third weekend of every month!

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June 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

Empowering Connection on Juneteenth 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 reflect on the power of CONNECTION and how you can change the world with it.

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June 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm | Public Programs

Ander Mikalson: Scores for the Stars, Part II

Scores for the Stars, 2020-21, is a two-part series by artist Ander Mikalson commissioned by The Aldrich and dedicated to Frank Stella’s Stars.

General Registration

June 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm | Public Programs

Make Music Day

We are delighted to have musicians from Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra perform on our campus for Make Music Day.

Events in July 2021 in

July 12, 2021 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Yoga and Art for Kids: Let’s Make Shapes

Join Aldrich Educator Susie Buckley and Education Assistant Lorena Sferlazza at the Museum for guided yoga and art-making, inspired by the paintings of exhibiting artist Hugo McCloud.

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July 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual Artist Talk: Lucia Hierro

Join artist Lucia Hierro in conversation with Senior Curator Amy Smith-Stewart on the work and ideas behind Marginal Costs, the artist’s first solo museum exhibition.

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July 15, 2021 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Virtual Story Time for Little Ones: Thank You, Omu!

Gather your little ones for our Virtual Story Time!

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July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Group Tours

Sculpture Garden Family Tour: Stella’s Stars

Bring your family to the Museum’s Sculpture Garden for a socially-distanced, interactive tour of Frank Stella’s Stars, A Survey with Aldrich Educator and Ridgefield Poet Laureate, Barb Jennes!

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July 17 at 10:00 am to July 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Third Weekend

Third Weekends

Visit the Museum for free the third weekend of every month!

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July 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm | Public Programs

Sparking Curiosity 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 activate joy with CURIOSITY, through guided meditation alongside the monumental sculptures of Frank Stella’s Stars!

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July 19 at 9:00 am to July 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Sold Out - Camp Aldrich: Week 1 (Grades 1-3)

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


July 26 at 9:00 am to July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Camp Aldrich: Week 2 (Grades 1-3)

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

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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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Events in October 2021 in

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

A Place at the Table: Community, Cuisine, & Culture

Celebrate the season with an unforgettable dining experience in The Aldrich Sculpture Garden, seated among Tim Prentice’s newly installed kinetic works of art.

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