Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Review
Cutting-edge art is not exactly what you'd expect to find in a stately 18th-century Main Street structure that was once a general store, Ridgefield's first post office, a private home, and, for 35 years, a church. Nicknamed "Old Hundred," this historic building now houses the Aldrich's adminstrative offices since the 2004 completion of the new museum building. The 25,000 square foot space puts its own twist on traditional New England architechture with an abstract design recognized by the American Institute of Architects. The white clapboard and granite structure houses 12 galleries, a screening room, a sound gallery, a 22-foot-high project space for large installations, a 100-seat performance space, and an education center. Outside is a 2-acre sculpture garden.
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