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Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4935
+1 203-438-4519
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thought provoking

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museum. It was a rainy day and we were visiting Stamford. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ckckckckckck
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Florida, Uruguay
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small but exciting

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

Reviewed 3 June 2017
peggyvb
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Woodmere, New York
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877-4935
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+1 203-438-4519

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank peggyvb
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

1  Thank lindaofny
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 4 June 2016

If you like modern art then this is a good bet. Not too large so you can stop by for an hour or two and see three or four distinct modern exhibitions. Many times they have art and sculpture outside too and the grounds are...More

Thank AC543212345
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Great exhibit on art in industrial parts. Wonderful display in a great setting. Definitely a place to return to. I try to attend the welcome receptions.

Thank lindaofny
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We originally wanted to go into New York during a family visit to Connecticut, bit found the length of time and expense to travel to an NYC art museum to be extraordinary. We went to two local museums instead. The Aldrich was memorable, had paintings...More

Thank Diana B
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