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The Ridgefield Arts Council invites you to explore the many facets of Ridgefield, Connecticut's cultural community. Whether you live in Ridgefield or plan to visit us, you will find a world of entertainment.



Art Walk Ridgefield Coming to Downtown Ridgefield   
Friday, August 22 & Saturday, August 23

The streets of our quintessential New England town will come alive during Art Walk Ridgefield 2014.  More than 40 restaurants, businesses and cultural venues will showcase the work of countless artists in windows and on shop walls during this free, three-week festival, transforming the downtown area into a strolling art gallery.
Art Walk kicks off on the evening of Friday, August 22nd, when downtown merchants host opening receptions with their featured artists.  Live music and performance art will showcase local talent.  The celebration will spill onto the sidewalks on Saturday, August 23rd, with more live music, raffles and live demonstrations from participating artists.
Other events are planned during the length of the festival, including a special festival-long exhibit at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists and a closing party at the Guild barn on Saturday, September 13th.
Art Walk Ridgefield 2014 is being organized by the Ridgefield Guild of Artists and the Ridgefield Arts Council.  For more information or to participate as an artist or merchant host, please visit the Guild website at or phone 203.438.8863.


The Big Read 2014: Ridgefield reads "The Great Gatsby”

Monday, September 8, 7:30pm at Keeler Tavern

Join The Ridgefield Playhouse for Movies and the Performing Arts and the Ridgefield Library this fall as we organize a community-wide reading initiative of The Great Gatsbyunder the auspices of The Big Read. Click here for a list of lectures, movie screenings, book discussions, live music and more, to take place in October and November 2014.

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

We are always welcoming new volunteers. If you have a passion for the arts, are interested in public service and are a resident of Ridgefield, Ct., then please contact us. We would love to speak with you.

Ridgefield Arts Council
400 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

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