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December 2, 2020 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

Virtual Studio Visit with Judith Eisler | "Getting" Contemporary Art

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Single drop-in class: $40; $36 member; Under 27 $15 per class
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Join us for a behind-the-scenes visit with Twenty Twenty artist Judith Eisler in her studio in Vienna, Austria and a discussion on her work on view at the Museum, including portraits of women captured by media in profound public appearances such as Nancy Pelosi captured during President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address and an essential health care worker wearing a double layer of mask and visor during the pandemic.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is thrilled to announce the return of the popular series “Getting” Contemporary Art this fall exploring a new roster of exhibitions and artist ideas. This fall exploring a new roster of exhibitions and artist ideas. This 5-session virtual course provides a roadmap to central themes and ideas that have influenced artistic practice since the 1960s. Designed to be intimate, dynamic, and thought-provoking, participants will build skills to analyze, interpret, and discuss contemporary art while looking closely at the Museum’s current exhibitions.

“Getting” Contemporary Art is led by Danielle Ogden, M.A., Ed.M., Adjunct Professor at Fairfield University and Museum Specialist, Adult Learning at The Aldrich.

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December 9, 2020 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Absurdity, Surrealism and Pop Art

This class will use the themes, techniques, and processes in Dada and Surrealism as a lens to explore Genesis Belanger’s exhibition, Through the Eye of a Needle.

December 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm | Public Programs

“Getting” Contemporary Art with Noah Fox

Join Noah Fox, The Aldrich's Education Manager and Westport’s 2019 Horizon Award winner, for another iteration of “Getting” Contemporary Art.

Related Exhibitions

October 12, 2020 to March 14, 2021 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

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