Welcome

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum advances creative thinking by connecting today’s artists with individuals and communities in unexpected and stimulating ways.

  • First Floor
  • Second Floor
  • Sculpture Garden
  • Old Hundred

Opportunities

Public Programs and Education

Volunteer

Become a volunteer and play an important role in The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Aldrich volunteers provide the Museum with vital support by leading docent tours, staffing special events and working behind the scenes in a variety of departments throughout the museum. Hours are flexible, and orientation and training is provided.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION

Per Diem Educator

​The Aldrich is looking for highly motivated, energetic, per diem art and museum education professionals.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION

Teaching Artists

​The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum hires Teaching Artists to plan and implement hands-on workshops.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION

Museum Attendants

​The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum seeks part-time employees to serve as Museum Attendants.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION

Education Program Assistant

​The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum seeks full-time employee to serve as Education Program Assistant.

Board of Directors

Martin Sosnoff

Trustee Emeritus

Georganne Aldrich Heller

Honorary Trustee

Linda M. Dugan

Treasurer/Secretary

Eric G. Diefenbach

Chairman

William Burback

Vice Chairman

Julie Phillips

Lori L. Ordover

Kathleen O’Grady

Neil Marcus

Michael Joo

Annabelle K. Garrett

Diana Bowes

Claude K. Amadeo

Martin Sosnoff

Trustee Emeritus

Julie Phillips

Lori L. Ordover

Kathleen O’Grady

Neil Marcus

Michael Joo

Georganne Aldrich Heller

Honorary Trustee

Annabelle K. Garrett

Linda M. Dugan

Treasurer/Secretary

Eric G. Diefenbach

Chairman

William Burback

Vice Chairman

Diana Bowes

Claude K. Amadeo

Staff

Alyson Baker

Executive Director

Jane Calverley

Publications Editor

Rich Cooke

Head Preparator & Facilities Manager

Michelle Friedman

Manager, Education Programs and Youth Initiatives

Kerri Gaudelli

Education Programs Assistant

Kris Honeycutt

Development Coordinator

Jessie Hughes

Visitor Experience Assistant

Mary Kenealy

Registrar

Richard Klein

Exhibitions Director

Chris Manning

Facilities/Exhibitions Coordinator

Tracy Moore

Director of Public Programs and Audience Engagement

Danielle Ogden, Ed.M.

Associate Director, Academic Programs

Lori Parisi

Visitor Experience Coordinator

Jamie Pearl

Head of Special Events and Rentals

Ashley Prymas

Associate Director, Marketing and Partnerships

Amy Smith-Stewart

Curator

Barbara Toplin

Volunteer Archivist

Kathryn Tufano

Senior Development Officer

Barbara Zohar

Database & Research Manager

Jacqueline Duke

Business Manager

Beth Siemers

Accountant

Gretchen Kraus

Graphic Designer

Emily Devoe

Press and Social Media Coordinator

Aldrich Funders

The Aldrich, in addition to significant support from its Board of Trustees, receives contributions from many dedicated friends and patrons. Major funding is provided by the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation; the Leir Charitable Foundations; The Goldstone Family Foundation; The Amadeo Family; Sotheby’s; U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Crozier; CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens); WSHU Public Radio; TownVibe; FESTIVITIES; The Gage Fund; Bank of America; The Cowles Charitable Trust; Fairfield County Bank; the Hospital for Special Surgery, Stamford; Ridgefield Education Foundation; and Cohen and Wolf.

The Aldrich’s official hotel partner is Hotel Zero Degrees, Danbury in 2017.

WSHU Public Radio, TownVibe, and HamletHub, are the official media partners for Culturally Curious and Creative Family programs in 2017.

The Museum’s website has been generously supported by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, The Leir Charitable Foundations, The Goldstone Family Foundation, Mark and Marcia Goldstein, and Dale and Laura Kutnick.

The Aldrich, in addition to significant support from its Board of Trustees, receives contributions from many dedicated friends and patrons. Major funding is provided by the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation; the Leir Charitable Foundations; The Goldstone Family Foundation; The Amadeo Family; Sotheby’s; U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Crozier; CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens); WSHU Public Radio; TownVibe; FESTIVITIES; The Gage Fund; Bank of America; The Cowles Charitable Trust; Fairfield County Bank; the Hospital for Special Surgery, Stamford; Ridgefield Education Foundation; and Cohen and Wolf.

The Aldrich’s official hotel partner is Hotel Zero Degrees, Danbury in 2017.

WSHU Public Radio, TownVibe, and HamletHub, are the official media partners for Culturally Curious and Creative Family programs in 2017.

The Museum’s website has been generously supported by the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, The Leir Charitable Foundations, The Goldstone Family Foundation, Mark and Marcia Goldstein, and Dale and Laura Kutnick.