“Getting” Contemporary Art is led by Danielle Ogden, M.A., Ed.M., Museum Specialist, Adult Learning at The Aldrich, and Adjunct Professor at Fairfield University.
October 20 – Off the Wall: A Look at Kinetic Sculpture from MoMA’s Alexander Calder Modern from the StartExhibition to Tim Prentice
This class will take place at The Aldrich and includes a tour of the Sculpture Garden and the outdoor installation of Tim Prentice: After the Mobile.
October 27 – Material Transformation: An Exploration of Artists’ Use of Uncommon Materials from Marcel Duchamp and Robert Rauschenberg to Vik Muniz and Hugo McCloud
This class will take place at The Aldrich and includes a tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand.
November 3 – Otherworldly Visions and Visions of Paradise: Rethinking Artists’ Relationships with the Natural World and the Supernatural
This class will take place over Zoom and includes a tour of Adrienne Elise Tarver: The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth and preview of Karla Knight: Navigator.
SOLD OUT – November 10 – Tour with Exhibiting Artist Karla Knight
Exhibiting artist Karla Knight will join the class for an in-person tour at the Museum of her exhibition Navigator, offering a personal look into her process and influences. This class will take place at The Aldrich and be accompanied by an art-making workshop in The Studio.
SOLD OUT – November 17 – Field Trip: Brant Foundation
Enjoy an intimate tour and discussion of work by David Salle, an American painter known for his big, gestural, expressionist paintings at the newly re-opened, Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT.