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

Noland, 1989-90 1480, Unknown Eliasson, 2000 1931, Magritte

Upcoming Events

Aug
1
Fri
12:00 pm Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk: Art Traffic
Allan D’Arcangelo, Here and now, 1963, liquitex on canvas with mirror Gallery Talk: Art Traffic: Edd Russo, Head Registrar, and Mary Busick, Registrar for Loans [...]
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 1 @ 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: Bombshell
Movies & Music: Bombshell
Aug 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Movies & Music: Bombshell
Movies & Music: Bombshell: In this comedic drama sexpot film star Lola Burns seeks a new image and tries marrying a marquis, adopting a baby [...]
Aug
2
Sat
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Aug 2 @ 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 2 @ 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