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September 19, 2021 to April 24, 2022 | Sculpture Garden, Main Street Sculpture

Tim Prentice: After the Mobile | Outdoor Installation

After the Mobile is a two-part solo exhibition by artist Tim Prentice (b. 1930), known for his innovative work in the field of motion in sculpture. Prentice has been a resident of Connecticut since 1975, and After the Mobile marks his first solo museum exhibition since 1999. The exhibition will feature twenty indoor works, six outdoor works, and a video portrait of the artist, presented both in the Museum’s galleries and Sculpture Garden, with the indoor exhibition on view from March 29 to October 4, 2021, and the outdoor installation on view from September 19, 2021 to April 24, 2022.



Generous support for Tim Prentice: After the Mobile is provided by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Pam and Jack Baker, and Anita and Nick Donofrio.

Generous support for The Aldrich Sculpture Garden is provided by The Leir Foundation.

Related Events

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.

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.

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.

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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March 29, 2021 to October 4, 2021 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Tim Prentice: After the Mobile

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Tim Prentice: Changing the Movement of Kinetic Art, Wallpaper*

Alongside Alexander Calder and George Rickey, Tim Prentice forged a new path in kinetic art. We spoke to the American nonagenarian artist and architect ahead of his major two-part exhibition, ‘After the Mobile’, at the Aldrich, Connecticut.

The Critics Notebook, The New Criterion

This week: On Tim Prentice, Chausson’s Le roi Arthus, Baroque set design & more.

Top image: Tim Prentice, Long Yellow Zinger, 2008. Private Collection. Courtesy of the artist