Personal Memberships

Members  are our most important supporters, giving life to the galleries and purpose to the mission of the museum. The museum depends on critical member donations in order to sustain the daily operations, exhibitions and programs that make the Wadsworth a local resource and a national treasure.

Join today to show your support and for a year of art, learning, and enjoyment.

Individual $45

  • Free admission for one to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Select Individual $35

  • Reserved for Seniors (62+), Artists and Educators
  • Free admission for one to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Household $60 

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Select Household $50 

  • Reserved for Seniors (62+), Artists and Educators
  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Fully tax deductible

Dual Access Membership $100
Supports both the Amistad Center for Art & Culture and the Wadsworth Atheneum

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Two parking vouchers per year from The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • $76 tax deductible

Insider Access $125 

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Fully tax deductible

Total Access $170

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Six Guest Passes for free general museum admission at the Wadsworth
  • Reciprocal privileges in the North American Reciprocal Museum program with over 600 museums in the U.S., Canada and Central America
  • Fully tax deductible

Premier Access $370

  • Free admission for two adults and related children under 18 to the Wadsworth Atheneum and Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Invitations to members only programming and events
  • Discounted tickets to public programs and films
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Café
  • Free admission to all regular films (excludes specially ticketed film events)
  • Free admission for two guests at each Art After Hours: First Thursday
  • Six Guest Passes for free general museum admission at the Wadsworth
  • Reciprocal privileges in the North American Reciprocal Museum program at over 600 museums in the U.S., Canada & Central America
  • Reciprocal privileges at 14 additional prestigious museums nationwide
  • An invitation to our Annual Gala
  • An invitation to one Premier Member event per year
  • An invitation to brunch with the Director
  • $306 tax deductible

If you have questions please visit our Membership FAQ page or contact our Membership Office by email or call (860) 838-4171.

From Our Collection

1938, Tchelitchew McGrath, 2007 1614, de Ribera 1827, Cole

Upcoming Events

Aug
21
Thu
7:00 pm Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film: The Great Passage
Film: The Great Passage: An introverted and unsuccessful salesman is asked to finish a new modern dictionary. After humbly accepting the daunting job, he dedicates [...]
Aug
22
Fri
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
5:30 pm Movies & Music: Desire
Movies & Music: Desire
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Movies & Music: Desire
Movies & Music: Desire: An automotive engineer bound for a holiday in Spain meets a sultry jewel thief. 1936. USA. 95 min. Not Rated. B&W. [...]
Aug
23
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Aug 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5