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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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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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September 25, 2021 at 10:30 am | Children and Family Programs

Family Clay Play, Inspired by Lucia Hierro (Session 1)

Join us for a family-friendly Clay Play in the Museum’s Studio!

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September 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Family Clay Play, Inspired by Lucia Hierro (Session 2)

Join us for a family-friendly Clay Play in the Museum’s Studio!

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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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October 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual Poetry: Words That Move

Join Ridgefield’s Poet Laureate Barb Jennes to explore poetry that creates a sense of physical movement while working to change the reader’s emotions.

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October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am | Special Event

Museum Closed for a Private Event

The Museum will be closed for a private event on Saturday, October 16.


October 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm | Member Preview

Private Event: Exhibition Opening

Invitation only. Members and friends, please join us for a first look at Karla Knight: Navigator before the exhibition opens to the public and a celebration for Tim Prentice: After the Mobile | Outdoor Installation and Adrienne Elise Tarver: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth. Registration is required.

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October 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Story Time for Little Ones: I am the Wind

Gather your little ones at The Aldrich for Story Time, in collaboration with the Ridgefield Library!

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October 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm | Third Weekend

Third Weekends

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


October 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Fall Family Tour: Hugo McCloud

Join us at the Museum with your family for a socially-distanced, interactive tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand!

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October 17, 2021 at 2:30 pm | Children and Family Programs

Poetry Playshop: Autumn Collage Poems!

Just as artist Hugo McCloud uses salvaged materials to create his “paintings,” we’ll write mixed-media poems using all kinds of natural fall materials. Join Ridgefield’s Poet Laureate Barb Jennes in the Museum’s Studio (materials provided). All ages welcome!

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October 20 at 11:00 am to November 17, 2021 at 12:30 pm | Public Programs

“Getting” Contemporary Art: Art History Class Series

This five-session class series, which includes a visit with exhibiting artist Karla Knight and an off-site excursion, provides a roadmap to central themes and ideas that have influenced artistic practice since the 1960s.

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October 20, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

“Getting” Contemporary Art: Off the Wall: A Look at Kinetic Sculpture

This class will take place at The Aldrich and includes a tour of the Sculpture Garden and the outdoor installation of Tim Prentice: After the Mobile.

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October 27, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Material Transformation

This class will take place at The Aldrich and includes a tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand.

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Events in November 2021 in

November 3, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Otherworldly Visions and Visions of Paradise

This class will take place over Zoom and includes a tour of Adrienne Elise Tarver: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth and preview of Karla Knight: Navigator.

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November 4, 2021 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.

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November 10, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Tour with Exhibiting Artist Karla Knight

Exhibiting artist Karla Knight will join the class for an in-person tour at the Museum of her exhibition Navigator, offering a personal look into her process and influences. This class will take place at The Aldrich and be accompanied by an art-making workshop in The Studio.

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November 16, 2021 at 5:30 pm | Member Event

Curator Tour: Lucia Hierro

Senior Curator Amy Smith-Stewart will lead a tour of Lucia Hierro: Marginal Costs, providing an in-depth overview of the first solo museum exhibition of Lucia Hierro.


November 17, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Field Trip: Brant Foundation

Enjoy an intimate tour and discussion of work by David Salle, an American painter known for his big, gestural, expressionist paintings at the newly re-opened, Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT.

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Events in December 2021 in

December 5, 2021 at 11:00 am | Member Event

Breakfast with the Director

Join The Aldrich’s Executive Director, Cybele Maylone, in The Studio for a sneak peek of the artists, exhibitions, and programs that will be taking place in 2022 and beyond. Light breakfast with be served.

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