Calendar of Events

Aug
21
Wed
Teen Program at Yale University Art Gallery @ Yale University Art Gallery
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Teen Program

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Aug
22
Thu
Afternoon Studios: Painting with String at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Put your brushes down! Learn how to use string and paint as an alternative method to creating paintings.

Painting Uncorked: Multisensory Making with Holly Lapine at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of painting paired with wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and music in this exciting iteration of Painting Uncorkedled by certified art therapist and Aldrich Educator, Holly Lapine. Experience the works on view with a tour that pairs music with works of art. Then, get creative in The Studio and make paintings inspired by the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes you’ve experienced this evening.

Whether you are an aspiring artist, or just looking to explore your artistic side, please join us for a night of creativity! Art materials, wine, and refreshments are included. Must be 21 or older.

Aug
23
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Aug
24
Sat
See Ya, Summer! Annual Summer Sleepover at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 25 @ 9:00 am

Drop-Off: Saturday, August 24; 5:30 pm

Pick-Up: Sunday, August 25; 9 am

Ages 8 to 12

$80; $72 member

Registration required at shop.aldrichart.org
It’s still summer at The Aldrich! Bring a friend and your sleeping bag and join us for a nighttime adventure filled with art, fun, and games. Museum Educators will host a night of art-making, flashlight gallery tours, s’more making, movie watching, and more! Pizza dinner and light breakfast included. Spots are limited for this exciting program, so register early to secure your place.

 

Questions? Please contact Sierra Van Ryck deGroot, Education Assistant, at svanryckdegroot@aldrichart.org, or 203.438.4519, extension 138.

Aug
26
Mon
Afternoon Studios: Sandy Paintings at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop the brushes! We will be making summer-themed paintings with sand to keep as souvenirs of the season.

Aug
28
Wed
Story Time! Ages 2-6 at Hill-Stead @ Hill-Stead Museum
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Hill-Stead’s new Story Time is on the last Wednesday of every month at 9 am.  Your child will be introduced to stories related to art, museums, nature and more (with music and movement) in the historic setting of Hill-Stead.  Create an art project to bring home.  Then, romp around Hill-Stead’s natural playground of walking trails, gardens and sheep farm.

$8 per child or FREE with museum membership. Ages 2-6.

Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Aug
29
Thu
Afternoon Studios: The Point of Pointillism at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Explore the art-making technique that’s spot-on fun! Use household items to create artworks that use careful dot-work to create an image.