Arts Getaway

arts getaway in ridgefield ct

Ridgefield represents the best of both worlds-small town lifestyle with big-city cultural offerings. It is the only town in its size to have a professional symphony orchestra as well as a theater company that features Broadway talent. Ridgefield is also home to nationally recognized museums as well as concert venues that attract artists from around the world. Clearly, our town has a very rich and vibrant cultural scene that is just waiting to entertain and delight.

Ridgefield Guild of Artists

Explore our galleries

Lose yourself in some fabulous visual arts at one of Ridgefield galleries. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is the only art gallery in CT that is solely devoted to contemporary art. They feature emerging and mid-career artists that work with innovative techniques, materials, and ideas. For more classic art pieces, check out the galleries at The Ridgefield Guild of Artists. This guild of local artists is committed to showcasing a range of mediums in addition to artists that are at different stages of development.

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

Sounds of Ridgefield

Music flows everywhere in our town. The seasonal concerts offered by The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra have some of the best musicians playing the classics. While, the concerts given by our singing groups, the Ridgefield Chorale and Camerata d’Amici, are a bit more contemporary and feature a range of musical styles. The live performances presented by CHIRP and by The Ridgefield Playhouse are given by bands, vocalists, and musicians that are highly acclaimed and internationally known.

"Mamma Mia" ACT of CT
Michael Chekhov Theatre Festival

Live theater

Ridgefield loves live theater. In fact, the town is home to three theater companies that all craft high-acclaimed and wildly entertaining productions throughout the year. The Ridgefield Theater Barn brings together local talent to perform classic and modern musicals and plays. ACT of CT features Broadway professionals alongside Ridgefield’s own actors and actresses to create top rate productions. And, Thrown Stone offers productions that showcase new work and unconventional approaches to repertoire.

The Prospector Theater

Lights, camera, action!

Enjoy the latest blockbuster, superhero movie, or compelling drama at The Prospector Theater. The Prospector is a premium movie theater that is also dedicated to providing meaningful employment to adults with disabilities. Or, take in some innovative storytelling from around the world at the Ridgefield Independent Film Festival.