Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Look into the world of contemporary art with exhibits that are learner-friendly and inquiry-based. The Aldrich is a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary works of art including works on paper, decorative arts, and installation art. The museum campus encompasses a Sculpture Garden and the "Old Hundred," a colonial building from 1783. Visit for hands-on art workshops, artist presentations, and tours.

contact info

Hrs: Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

School

School groups can reserve a guided tour in which they will explore current exhibits, engage in discussion, and experience hands-on the materials used by artists. Tours can incorporate STEAM, art, and writing activities to foster observational and cross-disciplinary connections. Younger learners, through the Art Onsite program, can have one or multiple visits to the museum, each with a discussion about specific exhibits, story-time, and art activities.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Visual Arts.

topics covered:
contemporary art, modern art, multimedia, stem/steam, writing, drawing.

contact info
Name: Noah Steinman / Michelle Friedman
Phone: 203-438-4519.
Email: nsteinman@aldrichart.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Up to 125 students for the ArtWrite program. Up to 25 students for Art Onsite. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Look into the world of contemporary art with exhibits that are learner-friendly and inquiry-based. The Aldrich is a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary works of art including works on paper, decorative arts, and installation art. The museum campus encompasses a Sculpture Garden and the "Old Hundred," a colonial building from 1783. Visit for hands-on art workshops, artist presentations, and tours.

contact info

Hrs: Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Scouts

A scout visit includes time to look at art in the galleries with museum educators, as well as hands-on art activities. These activities can be geared toward badge projects in drawing, painting, photography, and other topics.

supports scout badges in:
Art.

supports classroom learning in:
Art.

topics covered:
contemporary art, modern art, multimedia, drawing, painting, photography.

contact info
Name: Michelle Friedman
Phone: 203-438-4519.
Email: mfriedman@aldrichart.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Any size. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Look into the world of contemporary art with exhibits that are learner-friendly and inquiry-based. The Aldrich is a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary works of art including works on paper, decorative arts, and installation art. The museum campus encompasses a Sculpture Garden and the "Old Hundred," a colonial building from 1783. Visit for hands-on art workshops, artist presentations, and tours.

contact info

Hrs: Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Camp

Visiting camp groups may book a guided STEAM tour of the museum, or inquire about more in-depth programming, like ArtWrite. Contact the Museum for more information on summer tour hours and offerings.

supports classroom learning in:
Art.

topics covered:
Art.

contact info
Name: Michelle Friedman
Phone: 203-438-4519
Email: mfriedman@aldrichart.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Up to 110 individuals. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Look into the world of contemporary art with exhibits that are learner-friendly and inquiry-based. The Aldrich is a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary works of art including works on paper, decorative arts, and installation art. The museum campus encompasses a Sculpture Garden and the "Old Hundred," a colonial building from 1783. Visit for hands-on art workshops, artist presentations, and tours.

contact info

Hrs: Mon., Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Homeschool

Large homeschool groups of all ages can enjoy a variety of STEAM activities, as well as popular programs like ArtWrite and ArtOnsite. Museum tours and programs are designed to promote inquiry, observation, listening, and collaboration.

supports classroom learning in:
Art.

topics covered:
contemporary art, modern art, multimedia, drawing, painting, photography.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Up to 110 individuals. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Picnic area available. Cost: Fee Accessible To: PD.

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