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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.

Past Exhibitions

Past exhibitions from the

June 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

Sara Cwynar: Gilded Age

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum will host the New York-based Canadian artist Sara Cwynar’s (b. 1985, Vancouver) first solo museum exhibition on the East Coast, Gilded Age.

March 3, 2019 to September 15, 2019 | Lobby, Screening Room, Ramp, Project Space

Harmony Hammond: Material Witness, Five Decades of Art

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present the first museum survey of the work of the trailblazing artist, feminist and lesbian scholar, curator, activist, and author Harmony Hammond.

March 3, 2019 to September 15, 2019

N. Dash

N. Dash’s work spans painting, sculpture, photography and drawing and employs both natural and manmade materials, including pigments, adobe/ mud, jute, graphite, fabric, polystyrene, and found objects.

January 27, 2019 to May 27, 2019 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery

How Art Changed the Prison

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of visual art made in Connecticut’s correctional institutions over the past three decades, borrowed from current and former inmates, private collections, including that of the curator, and from the permanent collection of the Prison Arts Program.

December 4, 2018 to May 6, 2019 | Main Street Sculpture

Danh Vo: We the People (Detail)

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Danh Vo’s We the People (detail) as part of the Main Street Sculpture series.

October 14, 2018 to January 27, 2019

Helena Hernmarck: Weaving in Progress

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Helena Hernmarck: Weaving in Progress, organized by The Aldrich’s interim co-director Richard Klein.

May 20, 2018 to January 13, 2019 | Opatrny Gallery, Sound Gallery, Bridge, South Gallery, Balcony Gallery, Project Space, Screening Room

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives On Tabletop Art Objects

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives on Tabletop Art Objects, is a meta-group exhibition in five chapters—organized by five curators, including more than seventy artists.

October 1, 2017 to April 22, 2018

Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley: Your Turn

Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley: Your Turn is an architectural environment for two that shapes the occupants’ behavior.

October 1, 2017 to April 22, 2018

Anissa Mack: Junk Kaleidoscope

Anissa Mack mines Americana, its artifacts, folklore, and rituals, and explores American vernacular traditions.

May 6, 2017 to January 1, 2018 | Main Street Sculpture

Tony Matelli: Hera

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Tony Matelli’s Hera, a monumental sculpture, as part of the Main Street Sculpture series.