Ridgefield Arts Council Make Music Day Adds "Paint the Music" to Lineup of Events, Local Art Organizations Collaborate
Make Music Ridgefield is joining over 1000 cities worldwide in a global celebration of music inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique on Monday, June 21, 2021. There will also be limited pre-festival events held on Sunday, June 20, 2021.
On Monday, June 21st - there will be TWO Paint the Music events! Details below:
From 2pm-3:30pm, join Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra and members of the Ridgefield Guild of Artists on the ground of the Lounsbury House! Come observe the artists create unique paintings inspired by the music being played! Listen, watch, and even purchase a painting!
From 2pm-3pm, stop by with your children for a FREE Paint the Music KIDS event hosted by the The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum! Members of the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra will provide music for any kids who would like to bring their own art supplies and create their own paintings! Don't have your own art supplies? Stop by Sedona Art to pick up a reasonably priced art kit for your child!
Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Ridgefield is open to anyone — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasions. Performers can register on the website at www.makemusicday.org/ridgefield. All Make Music Ridgefield day events are free and open to the public.
This year, Make Music Day will be the kick-off to a “Summer of Song” in Ridgefield - keep your eye out for the many musical and musically inspired art events happening around town - from the CHIRP concerts in Ballard Park, the numerous events at The Ridgefield Playhouse, the music during Ridgefield Guild of Artist’s Art Walk, The Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s “Music at the Museum” in collaboration with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, and the restaurants with musical entertainment filling the streets, Ridgefield is the place to be all summer long.
More exciting events to come! Including various musician line-ups at various participating venues throughout town!