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July 23 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– Mahogany L. Browne, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Eileen Myles, Emily Skillings, and Nathalie Handal–for Saturday readings held in person in the Museum beginning on July 23, 2022.

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Events in July 2022 in

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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July 16, 2022 at 10:00 am | Third Weekend, Children and Family Programs

Third Saturdays

Visit the Museum for FREE the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a Story Time and a family-friendly tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone.

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July 16, 2022 at 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: Eyes that Kiss in the Corners

Explore what it means to feel connected through Susan Chen’s painting in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, with a family-friendly reading of Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho.

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July 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Children and Family Programs, Group Tours

QUEER POWER – Family Tour of 52 Artists

Join us at for a family-friendly, in-gallery tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, guided by Aldrich Educators! Explore what it means to identify your voice and reclaim your power through the lens of queer and trans artists working in New York City, through highlights of their work in this landmark exhibition.

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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 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

“Holes in Your Story” Family Art-Making Workshop

Create art with your loved ones inspired by the process of remembering! Together, we will make collaborative, mixed media pieces inspired by Howardena Pindell (b. 1943): an American artist featured in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestonewho suffers from memory loss.

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July 23 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– Mahogany L. Browne, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Eileen Myles, Emily Skillings, and Nathalie Handal–for Saturday readings held in person in the Museum beginning on July 23, 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 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Special Event

Aldrich After Hours

Join us for an after-hours gathering in the galleries and Sculpture Garden and enjoy a chance to meet new friends and Aldrich staff! This month will feature music, art-making, and social activities inspired by 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone.

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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 Eileen Myles

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

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August 20, 2022 at 10:00 am | Third Weekend

Third Saturdays

Visit the Museum for FREE the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a story time and a family-friendly tour.

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August 20, 2022 at 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: A Book of Bridges

Together, we’ll read A Book of Bridges: Here to There and Me to You by Cheryl Keely, then create our own 3-D model bridges inspired by the story, guided by Aldrich Educators in the Museum’s Studio.

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August 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm | Children and Family Programs, Group Tours

STICKY MATTER – Family Tour of 52 Artists

Arrows, pipes, paint, mud… how many different sticky materials can you discover along this tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, and why did the artists choose to use them? Guided by our Aldrich Educators, explore “sticky matter” through close-looking of materials, texture, process to spark family-friendly conversation around gender stereotypes and cultural divide in this landmark exhibition

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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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August 27, 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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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 with Museum supporters and Aldrich exhibiting artists. Enjoy a cocktail hour featuring Nod Hill Brewery beer and Litchfield Distillery spirits, 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.

Events in December 2022 in

December 4, 2022 at 11:00 am | Member Event

Brunch with the Director: 2023 Exhibition Preview

Executive Director Cybele Maylone will give members a sneak peek of the artists, exhibitions, and programs that will be taking place in 2023.