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Important Update

Please note: The Museum will be closed on September 19 for a Members-Only preview and September 20 for a private event.

September 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm | Public Programs

Virtual Poetry: Whose Lives Matter?

Free; All ages welcome

Don’t miss this opportunity for the whole family to take part in an intergenerational poetry workshop in which participants read, write, and share powerful poems that celebrate equality and social justice. Drawing inspiration from Rudy Shepherd’s current exhibition, Somebody’s Child, and led by Aldrich Educator Barb Jennes (Ridgefield’s poet laureate), participants will explore persona poetry, metaphor, and elegy.

Related Events

September 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm | Public Programs, Group Tours

Virtual Adult Tour: Rudy Shepherd’s Somebody’s Child

Join Aldrich Educator Dayne Encarnacion for a deep dive into artist Rudy Shepherd’s work.

October 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm | Children and Family Programs

Virtual Poetry: The Secret Life of Everyday Things

The whole family is invited to take part in this intergenerational poetry “playshop” led by Aldrich educator Barb Jennes.

Related Exhibitions

July 18, 2020 to November 29, 2020 | Leir Atrium, The Studio

Rudy Shepherd: Somebody's Child