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The Museum is closed for installation and will reopen on June 6.

Upcoming Events

Featured Event

June 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Member Event, Member Preview

Supporter Preview | 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone

A celebration of the opening of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone for Museum supporters. By invitation only.


Events in May 2022 in

May 28, 2022 at 10:00 am | Children and Family Programs

Outdoor Clay Play! (Session 1)

Join us for a family-friendly, art-making workshop inspired by nature, outdoors in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden! Together with Aldrich Educators, learn about artist Alice Aycock’s sculpture practice, whose work will be exhibited in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. Then, create your own land art piece with clay and natural materials to take home, inspired by Aycock’s exploration of the earth’s surface.

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Events in June 2022 in

June 4, 2022 at 2:00 pm | Member Event, Member Preview, Special Event

Private Event | VIP Reception for 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone

$500+ members and VIP guests are invited to join us to celebrate the opening of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. By invitation only.


June 5, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Member Event, Member Preview

Supporter Preview | 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone

A celebration of the opening of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone for Museum supporters. By invitation only.


June 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Teen Programs

Teen Art-Making Workshop: Trans Power and The Artist’s Voice

Calling all teens and young adults! Join us in honor of Pride Month for this creative art-making workshop with Education Manager Lorena Sferlazza, centered around identity and power at The Aldrich!

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June 11, 2022

Connecticut Open House Day

Enjoy discounted admission this Connecticut Open House Day!

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June 16, 2022 at 6:00 pm | Special Event

Run On Art: Run to Celebrate 52 Artists

Celebrate The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum’s new exhibition 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone with a 3.1 mile run or 1.5 mile walk around downtown Ridgefield sponsored by On-Running and Ridgefield Running Company.

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June 18, 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, a family-friendly tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone at 1 pm, and drop-in to The Studio for a guided family-friendly art-making activity from 12 noon to 4 pm.

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June 18, 2022 at 10:30 am | Third Weekend, Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: I Will Be Fierce

Together, we’ll explore artwork in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone through mindful looking and a family-friendly reading of I Will be Fierce by Bea Birdsong. Then, we'll head to The Studio with Aldrich Educators to create your very own painted affirmation posters inspired by the art and story.*

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June 18, 2022 | The Studio

Explore! Studio Activity: “Under the Surface” with Howardena Pindell

Explore the metaphorical, mixed media art-making processes of Howardena Pindell in this self-guided activity with prompts shared in The Studio!

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June 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Family Tour of 52 Artists: Confronting Gender Stereotypes

Invite your whole family to participate in this guided tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone with our Aldrich Educators!

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June 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

Summer Pollinators’ Quest

Quest your way through The Aldrich’s Sculpture Garden to explore the world of pollination through art-making and a live action board game, with you and your family as the moving pieces!

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Events in July 2022 in

July 9 at 4:00 pm to August 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm

All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host five noted contemporary poets–Claudia Rankine, Mahogany L. Browne, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Nathalie Handal, and Emily Skillings–for Saturday readings held in person in the Museum beginning on July 9, 2022.

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July 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Claudia Rankine

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Claudia Rankine.

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Camp Aldrich: Week 1

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

Week 1 (Grades 1-3): July 11 to July 15, 2022

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Camp Aldrich: Week 2

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

Week 2 (Grades 1-3): July 18 to July 22, 2022

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July 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Mahogany L. Browne

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Mahogany L. Browne.

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Camp Aldrich: Week 3

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

Week 3 (Grades 4-6): July 25 to July 29, 2022

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Events in August 2022 in

Camp Aldrich: Week 4

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

Week 4 (Grades 4-6): August 1 to August 5, 2022

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August 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Rosebud Ben-Oni

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Rosebud Ben-Oni.

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August 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Nathalie Handal

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Nathalie Handal.

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August 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Poetry Reading with Emily Skillings

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host noted contemporary poet Emily Skillings.

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Events in September 2022 in

September 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm | Special Event

Aldrich Artists at the Table

Join us for Aldrich Artists at the Table, the Museum's annual farm-to-museum dinner in our Sculpture Garden where you will dine al fresco amongst works by Alice Aycock and Catalina Ouyang. Enjoy a cocktail hour featuring an artist-designed specialty cocktail followed by a locally-sourced three-course dinner prepared by the Museum's culinary partner Hayfields Market.

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Events in October 2022 in

October 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Member Event

Day Trip to New Canaan, CT

Join fellow members in New Canaan for a private tour at CAS Gallery of Borrowed Earth with owner-artist-curator Cas Friese followed by a visit to Grace Farms, named “favorite building of the decade” by Cultured magazine.


October 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Drinks with the Director

Enjoy a tour of the Museum’s current exhibition, 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, with Executive Director Cybele Maylone followed by drinks in the Atrium.


October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm | Member Event

Gallery Walk in New York City

Join The Aldrich’s Curatorial Assistant and Publications Manager Caitlin Monachino for a private walking tour of several New York City galleries.