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Important Update

Children and Family Programs

The Aldrich offers a variety of virtual engagement opportunities for families, inviting peer-to-peer learning and intergenerational exchange. Join us for Virtual Story Time for Little Ones, Virtual Family Tours, Virtual Poetry and Aldrich-at-Home Activities.

Virtual Family Programs

The Museum offers the opportunity for families with children of all ages to connect with Aldrich Educators and explore works of art together over live video chat through a variety of programs, offered for free during the Third week of every month in conjunction with our free admission Third Weekends (timed-ticket reservations required).

View our upcoming programs here.

Birthday Parties

We offer unique virtual birthday party experiences to celebrate the interests and passions of the birthday child.

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Scouts

We support our local scout troops by hosting scout visits to the Museum, often in support of completing a specific badge or patch.

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Aldrich-at-Home

Explore creative activities that you can make from the comfort of your own home! Designed by the Museum's Education team and inspired by The Aldrich's present and past exhibitions, a new Aldrich-at-Home activity is shared for free on the third Friday of each month through our email newsletter.

Join our mailing list to receive new Aldrich-at-Home activities.

Download all Aldrich at Home activities here.

Are there specific activities that you'd like to see or have questions about? Contact Lorena Sferlazza, Education Assistant, at lsferlazza@thealdrich.org.

Funders

Generous support for Education and Public programs is provided by The Leir Foundation; Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; Institute of Museum and Library Services; National Endowment for the Arts; Ridgefield Thrift Shop; The Gage Fund; New England Foundation for the Arts; Connecticut Humanities; and Fairfield County Bank.

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Related Events

July 26 at 9:00 am to July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Sold Out - Camp Aldrich: Week 2 (Grades 1-3)

Join us for Camp Aldrich, a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum educators and practicing artists!

August 2 at 9:00 am to August 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Sold Out - Camp Aldrich: Week 3 (Grades 4-6)

Join us for Camp Aldrich, a full-day, week-long arts experience with Museum educators and practicing artists!

August 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Yoga and Art for Kids: Move Like the Wind

Join Aldrich Educator Susie Buckley and Education Assistant Lorena Sferlazza at the Museum for guided yoga and art-making, inspired by the wind-moving sculptures of exhibiting artist Tim Prentice.

August 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

Virtual Story Time for Little Ones: The Patchwork Bike

Gather your little ones for our Virtual Story Time!