The Ridgefield Guild of Artists began in 1974 with fourteen local artists who founded the Guild to create and exhibit their art. This original group has grown to several hundred members.
The Guild is now organized as a not-for-profit organization and is governed by an elected board of directors. Membership includes artists who work in a range of media and are at all stages of development.
Located in a 200 year old barn on Halpin Lane in Ridgefield, Connecticut, the Guild contains three large gallery spaces, a gift gallery and studio loft. RGA presents a full calendar of exhibitions each year, including: an Annual Juried Exhibition, a collaborative exhibition of emerging artists with the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, a holiday show called Festive Home, and several all-member shows. The Guild also works with individuals or groups to produce special exhibitions.