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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4935
+1 203-438-4519
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Elegant, peaceful and fun

Beautiful building, interesting exhibits and quiet. The back is a small green field bordered by... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
theresa c
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Wilton, Connecticut
Enjoyment for 3 generations

We stopped to see Entropy & Watermelons and were delighted to find this excellent little museum... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
nationalparkPa
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“cutting edge” (3 reviews)
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258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4935
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Beautiful building, interesting exhibits and quiet. The back is a small green field bordered by trees - heavenly. The third Saturday of the month = free! and an Arts & Crafts class is offered to children. My teen has autism and I was a little...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped to see Entropy & Watermelons and were delighted to find this excellent little museum tucked away behind it. Admission was free that day because of a local event. Our grandchildren liked the glass sculptures, I loved the mobiles, and my daughter liked the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting Art Museum, well organized, and entertaining museum of modern art in a very nice setting

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museum. It was a rainy day and we were visiting Stamford. Not wanting to go out in the rain we reviewed our reciprocal museum privileges and found the Aldrich. It was awesome. The lack of permanent exhibits meant it would...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

they had a nice variety of works to view. The work was unique and very thought provoking. It was very worthwhile.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I love small town museums with finite exhibits. The museum is just large enough to encourage wandering around, meditating on the knee walls outside the museum. There is no permanent resident exhibit so there's always something new. The museum is on the Main Street of...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

The place sits back next to a church and you can drive right past, but it's worth turning around for. The art is truly contemporary, cutting edge and engaging. The museum only has 2 floors in addition to any outside installations. Easy to tour the...More

1  Thank eamorgan
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have been coming to shows at this museum for years. They do not have a permanent collection. Instead they focus on large and small scale shows of artists who many do not know, even some famous, but all worth seeing and discussing. The current...More

1  Thank CSSnowshoer
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

I went to visit this on my way but it was too small, poorly signposted, faced with three large covered items in the front lawn ?trees or ?sculptures, the car park was poorly signed too and was not sure if the parking belonged to the...More

Thank Hig11
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We did not expect that this small town would have a contemporary art museum of this caliber. Apparently the foundation chose to get rid of it's permanent collection and move to featuring a small number of artists whom they present for a period of time....More

Thank Martha G
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