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Important Update

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

Third Saturdays

Saturday, August 20 | 10 am to 5 pm
Free admission; Advance registration encouraged
General Registration

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.

Explore! Studio Activity: LJ Roberts and Alanna Fields
Museum weekend hours starting August 20 through September 16
Free with admission

Explore the how LJ Roberts and Alanna Fields use photography to document and analyze LGBTQ+ history in this self-guided activity with prompts shared in The Studio! Featured in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, Roberts investigates the overlaps of queer and trans politics, activism, and craft, while Fields challenges representations of Black queer identity and history through found photographs. All ages are welcome to participate, free with admission during Museum hours.

Generous support for Third Saturdays is provided by The Ridgefield Thrift Shop, Fairfield County Bank, and The Cowles Charitable Trust.


Related Events

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.

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


Related Exhibitions

June 6, 2022 to January 8, 2023 | Lobby, Leir Gallery, Screening Room, Ramp, Project Space, Balcony, South Gallery, Sound Gallery, Opatrny Gallery

52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone