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!
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.
Please join us for this special collaboration with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra’s newly formed RSO Quartet as they perform a selection of chamber music selected for Hugo McCloud’s exhibition, from where i stand.
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.
In their exhibitions, artists Lucia Hierro (Marginal Costs) and Hugo McCloud (from where i stand ) create vivid portraits of people – without ever showing a single face! Poetry does the same in words. Come “paint” poem portraits of the people you know with Barb Jennes, Aldrich Educator and Ridgefield Poet Laureate.
Gather your little ones at The Aldrich for Story Time to explore Hugo McCloud: from where i stand with a warm, family-friendly reading of H is for Home: A Sesame Street Guide to Homes Around the World by Karen Latchana Kenney, led by Ridgefield Children’s Librarian Christie Barnett.
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.
Whip up a FRUIT FOOL dessert for the holidays in this fun-filled, kid-friendly virtual cooking class, guided by Aldrich Educator and chef Susie Buckley and inspired by the Museum’s current exhibitions.
Using Adrienne Elise Tarver’s current exhibition The Sun, the Moon, and the Truthas a springboard, we’ll explore the centuries-old symbolism of Tarot then write poems that reflect some of the themes found in the deck’s Major Arcana cards.
Explore Karla Knight: Navigator in the Museum's galleries with a fun, family-friendly reading of Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood, alongside Ridgefield Children’s Librarian Christie Barnett.